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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):
Asteraceae::Azure series:A series of Fleabane with semi-double flowers:(e-RIJ-er-on):
Rosaceae::Father Hugos Rose, Father Hugo Rose, Golden Rose of China:A species heritage rose blooming early in the spring with yellow flowers.::
Asteraceae::Durango Marigold:A series of French Dwarf Marigold:(ta-GEE-tees):
Primulaceae::Primula Red Colors, Primula Rote Farben:Early blooming perennials with red flowers for the shaded areas of the garden.:(PRIM-eu-la):
Crassulaceae::Blueberry Pie Sedum:The glaucous blue foliage and mass of blooms make this a good plant for containers or massed in a garden.::
Pinaceae:pinaceae tsuga canadensis new gold:New Gold Hemlock, New Gold Canadian Hemlock:New spring foliage is golden, fading to green for the winter.:(tsuu-ga)(can-a-DEN-sis):01.15.03 5.6.05
Araceae::Philodendron:This section contains pictures of Philodendron's that I am not sure of their genealogy?::4.9.5
Malvaceae:malvaceae hibiscus syriacus:Rose of Sharon, Shrub Althea, Mallow:A medium to large shrub for full sun areas of the yard. Flowers late in the summer when few other shrubs are blooming. There are dozens of cultivars available::3.16.02, 3.26.05
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):
Cyperaceae::Carex Bronzita:A mid brown to bronze tussock forming Carex with a floppy growing habit.:(KAIR-ex)(FLAH-vill-in-fer-ah):
Primulaceae::Super Nova Primula:Ann improved strain of Primrose with a plethora of colors. Grown as an annual or perennial.::
Berberidaceae ::Red Barrenwort:A shaded loving ground cover perennial with red flowers.:(epi-MEE-de-um):
:::Gardens with Daffodils::
Asteraceae:asteraceae artemesia ludoviciana:White Sage:A native wildflower with white/silver gray colored leaves.:(ar-te-MIZ-ee-uh):4.9.5
Brassicaceae::Honesty, Silver Dollar Plant, Lunaria, White Satin, Sttin Flower, Pennieflower, Silverplate, Judas Pence, :An heirloom plant that has been cultivation prior to 1590's. Produces transparent seed pods that are used in dried arrangements.::
Caprifoliaceae::Mohawk Viburnum:A compact Viburnum tolerating diverse growing conditions.:(vy-BER-num):
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):
Pinaceae::Pendulous Blue Spruce, Weeping Blue Spruce:A dwarf Blue Spruce forming an irregular pendulous growth form.:(PY-see-uh)(PUN-gens):
Ranunculaceae::Barlow Columbines:A series of spurless Columbine with frilly double flowers.:(ack-wi-LEE-gee-a)(vul-GAH-ris):
Aceraceae::Paper Bark Maple:A small tree with smooth peeling cinnamon colored bark.:(AY-ser)(GRISS-ee-um):
Asteraceae::Fiesta Del Sol Mexican Sunflower, Tithonia Mexican Sunflower:One of the first dwarf Mexican Sunflowers.:(tih-THO-nee-a)(ro-tun-dih-FOL-ia):
Asteraceae:asteraceae 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
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
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.::
Saxifragaceae::Green Spice Coral Bells:A Coral Bells having green leaves with a silver ting and burgundy veins.::
Buxaceae::Korean Boxwood:A cold hardy Boxwood. ::
Taxodiaceae::Dense Yew, Spreading Yew:One of the more common Yews that is used in the landscape.:(TAKS-us):
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::Agalia Shasta Daisy:This Leucanthemum has fringed, semi-double petals.:(lew-KANTH-ih-mum)(soo-PER-bum):
Cornaceae:cornaceae cornus sericea:Red Twig Dogwood:A medium to tall, wide spreading shrub grown for its red stems and bird attracting fruit.:(KOR-nus)(ser-EE-see-a):5.15.05
Fabaceae::Golden Template Woadwaxen:A good low growing plant for poor and dry soils.:(je-NIS-ta):
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
Liliaceae::Daylily with distinct throat or eye markings:This section contains pictures of the Daylilies with flowers having with distinct throat or eye markings.::
Fabaceae:fagaceae gleditsia triacanthos shade master:Shade Master Honey Locust:A wide spreading Honeylocust that produce a light shade. Reported to be fairly resistant to the problems that can plaque a Locust tree.::5.17.05
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):
Asteraceae :asteraceae helichrysum petiolare limelight:Lime Light Licorice Plant:A yellow colored Licorice Plant. ::
Tiliaceae:tiliaceae tillia americana:American Linden, Basswood:A large growing native tree.:(TIL-i-ah)(a-mer-i-KA-na):08.30.02 6.24.05
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
Euphorbiaceae::Helena Blush Euphorbia:Helena has gray green leaves with a white cream variegated. :(yew-FOR-bee-ah):
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):
Oleaceae ::Patmore Green Ash:A cultivar of the green Ash with an evenly branched crown.:(FRACK-si-nus)(pen-sil-VA-ni-ka):
Liliaceae ::Hosta Willy Nilly:A medium to large Hosta with pointed leaves and white flowers.::
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):
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
Asteraceae::Dandelion:A plant that is the scourge of urban lawns.::
Cupressaceae ::Sea Green Juniper:A medium spreading and medium tall Juniper with a vase form of arching mint green foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):07.30.05
Cupressaceae::Cristata Arento-variegated Arborvitae:A smaller Arborvitae having dark green with creamy yellow tips foliage.:(Thoo-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):
Asteraceae::Shasta Daisy Alaska:One of the oldest cultivars of Shasta Daisy still in cultivation. Still good but has been superceeded by many newer cultivars.:(lew-KANTH-ih-mum)(soo-PER-bum):aa
Caryophyllaceae::Wallowa Mountains Desert Moss:A low growing moss-like plant that can tolerate average to dry conditions.::
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):
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
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
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):
Asparagaceae::Red Sensation Cordyline:A tropical plant that is commonly used in combination with flowering annuals in outdoor pots and sometimes in gardens. It provides a nice bronze red color ans vertical form. An extremely rugged plant.:(kor-dil-LYE-nee):
Boraginaceae::Pulmonaria David Ward:A variegated Pulmonaria with pink-red flowers.:(pul-muh-NAIR-ee-uh)(rue-BRAH):
Apiaceae::Blue Hobbit Sea Holly:One of the shorter Sea Holly cultivars.:(e-RIN-ji-um):
Betulaceae::Fastigiata Hornbeam, Pyramidal Hornbeam:A strong pyramidal form of Hornbeam.:(car-PI-nus)(BET-uu-lus):
Aceraceae:aceraceae acer saccharum:Sugar Maple, Hard Maple:A very large growing tree with great fall color.::4.7.5
Magnoliaceae::Kobus Magnolia:A small to large tree with white flowers in April.:(mag-NO-lee-uh):
Cupressaceae ::Icee Blue Juniper:A low growing ground cover Juniper with a true silver-blue foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us) (hor-i-zon-TA-lis:
Poaceae::Autumn Moor Grass:A cool season grass flowering in the fall.:(ses-LER-ee-ah)(aw-tum-NAH-lis):
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):
Caprifoliaceae::Fragrant Viburnum:An early blooming Viburnum with pink buds opens to pink to white flowers.:(vy-BER-num)(FAR-er-eye):
Liliaceae::Hosta Mississippi Delta:A large Hosta with blue gray leaves.::
Liliaceae ::Hosta El Nino:A Tardiana Hosta with blue leaves and a thin white margin.::
Fumariaceae:fumariaceae dicentra king of hearts:King of Hearts Bleeding Hearts:One of the better Dicentra hybrids to appear on the market in recent years.::5.18.05
Liliaceae ::Lily of the Valley:An aggressive ground cover for the semi-shaded moist areas.:(kon-val-AIR-ia):6.9.05
Asteraceae:asteraceae artemesia stellerana:Silver Brocade Artemisia:A low growing silvery foliage perennial that is tolerant of some draught.:(ar-te-MIZ-ee-uh):
Asteraceae ::Ageratum Leilani Blue:A taller Ageratum with fluffy blue blooms.:(a-jer-A-tum)(hew-so-nee-AH-num):
Cupressaceae::Mr Bowling Ball Arborvitae, Linesville Arborvitae`:A slow growing globular Arborvitae.:(Thoo-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):
Asteraceae ::Giant Daisy, High Daisy, Hungarian Daisy:A very tall bush-like daisy::
Chenopodiaceae::Swiss Chard Orange Fantasia:A colorful edible vegetable that can find a place in your annual garden. Pull off the outer young leaves and eat in a salad or cook like spinach. Old leaves can become tough.:(BET-uh)(vul-GAIR-iss) :
Asteraceae:asteraceae gazania rigens:Daybreak Red Stripe Gazania:A sun loving, drought tolerant annual with red striped yellow to orange daisy-like flowers.:(gay-ZAY-nee-uh):3.9.02, rev10.02.02 4.9.5
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):
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae geranium x magnificum:Geranium magnificum:A medium tall, medium spreading plant for the full sun area of the garden. It produces a large amount of rich violet-blue flowers.::4.18.05
Liliaceae: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
Asteraceae:asteraceae helianthus tuberosum:Jerusalem Artichoke, Sunchoke, Earth Apple, Topinambour:An ornamental tall growing plant that produces edible tuberous roots.::4.9.5
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) :
Poaceae ::Vanilla Grass, Sweet Grass, Holy Grass, Seneca Grass:The crushed leaves of this native grass have a strong fragrance. Native to wet areas.::
Rosaceae::Double Flowering Kerria:A double flowering form of Kerria.:(KER-i-ah)(ja-PON-i-Ka):
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.::
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Angelina, Angelina Stonecrop, (Sedum rupestre Angelina ):An easy to grow low yellow foliage Sedum.::
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):
Apocynaceae::Vinca Wojos Gem:A dense highly variegated vine. Used in baskets and containers in zone #5.::7.20.05
Dryopteridaceae::Lady in Red :A Lady fern with the added feature of red stems.:(uh-THEE-ree-um):
Liliaceae::Hyacinths:Slightly fragrant colorful racemes of flowers.::04.30.06
Brassicaceae:brassicaceae aurinia saxatilis:Basket-of-Gold, Perennial Alyssum, Golden Tuffy Madwort:A perennial that grows best in full sun, well drained sites. Good rock garden or wall plant.::07.12.03 4.11.05
Cupressaceae::Western Arborvitae Jan:A form of the Western Arborvitae.::
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):
Cupressaceae::Elegant Giant Arborvitae:An broadly pyramidal Western Cedar cultivar.:(thu-ya):
Liliaceae::Hosta Oba Giboshi:A large green Hosta.::
Boraginaceae::Heliotrope Marine:One of the more common Heliotrope cultivars grown and sold for the bedding plant market. A tender perennial grown as an annual.:(hee-li-oo-TROP-i-um)(ar-bo-RES-enz):
Onagraceae:primulaceae oenothera missouriensis greencourt lemon:Greencourt Lemon Evening Primrose:A medium mounding Evening Primrose.::5.10.05
Oleaceae::Ivory Pillar Japanese Tree Lilac:An upright Japanese Tree Lilac.:(si-RING-a)(reh-tick-yoo-LAY-tuh):
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):
Plantaginaceae::Beardlip Penstemon, Bearded Tongue, Scarlet Bugler:A native plant to the Southwestern part of the USA. Produces vivid red tubular flowers on a slender stalk.:(pen-STE-mon)(bar-BAY-tus):
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
Amaranthaceae::Redroot Pigweed, Red-root Pigweed, Rough Pigweed, :A tall, annual weed the produces a red tap root.::01.16.05
Moraceae:moraceae ficus elastica variegatus:Variegated Rubber Tree:A variegated form of the more common "Rubber Tree". ::4.30.05
Fabaceae::Joys Pride Red Bud:A Redbud selected for its egg plant colored fruit.:(SER-cis)(kan-a-DEN-sis):
Solanaceae:solanaceae petunia multiflora:Multiflora Petunias:Multifora Petunias produce lots of medium sized flowers. They tend to be better weather tolerant than some of the grandifloras. Come in singles, doubles and cascading.::6.9.02 6.24.05
Cupressaceae::Elegantissima Arborvitae:A narrow pyramidal Arborvitae.::
Rosaceae::Stephanandra Crispa:A smaller lower growing cultivar of the species plant :(stef-a-NAN-dra)(in-SI-za):03,30.06
Asteraceae::White Wood Aster:A white woodland Aster.::syn. Eurybia divaricata
Hydrangeaceae::Samantha Silver Leaves Hydrangea:A Hydrangea with white undersides to the leaves.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(ar-bo-RES-enz):
Aceraceae::Full moon maple Fernleaf Fullmoon Maple.:A small deciduous tree with fantastic fall color. Reported to be one of the more cold hardy Acer japonicum cultivars.:(A-ser)(ja-PON-i-ca):
Hydrangeaceae ::Floribunda Hydrangea:One of the larger Hydrangeas with a large amount of white, conical inflorescences.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
Campanulaceae::Lobelia Monet Moment:A medium to tall vertical plant that enjoys moist soil.:(low-BEE-lee-a):
Taxodiaceae::Everlow Yew:A lower growing Yew.:(TAKS-us):
Pinaceae::Weeping White Spruce, Pendula White Spruce:A columnar tree with upright leader and weeping branches.:(PI-see-ah)(GLAW-ka):
Scrophulariaceae::Croftway Coral Princess Phygelius:A newer Phygelius cultivar with salmon pink flowers and stronger stems.:(fye-geal-EE-us)(ee-KWA-liss):
Rosaceae::Mrs Willmott Potentilla:A hardy perennial whose foliage looks like a strawberry plant. Forms a low spreading clump topped with 12 inch branches.:(po-ten-TILL-a)(ne-pal-EN-sis):
Liliaceae ::Upton Allium:An ornamental Leek.::
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):
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
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
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
Polemoniaceae::Phlox Bill Baker:A Carolina Phlox with pink scented flowers. Has resistance to powdery mildew.::
Fagaceae::Miltonensis European Beech:Similar to Fagus pendula but the branches are more horizontal.:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
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
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
Ranunculaceae::Mrs Cholmondeley:A heirloom Clematis cultivated since the 1800's. Has large single lavender flowers.:(KLEM-uh-tiss)(chumly):
Rosaceae::Apricot Whisper Potentilla:A Potentilla with Apricot colored flowers.:(po-ten-TIL-a)(fro-ti-KO-sa):
Euphorbiaceae:euphorbiaceae euphorbia supina:Prostrate Spurge:A mat forming weed that bleeds a white sap when broken.::05.17.05
Melastromataceae::Large Leaf Princess Flower:A tender shrub grown as a tender annual in northern gardens.:(tib-oo-KYE-nuh)or (ti-boo-CHEE-na):
Liliaceae::Daylily with double flowers:This section contains pictures of the Daylilies with double flowers.::
Boraginaceae::Italian alkanet, Italian Bugloss:A tall heritage perennial with blue flowers.:(an-KU-sa)(a-ZUU-ree-ah):
Rosaceae::Edgewood Pear:::
Ranunculaceae ::White Baneberry, Doll Eye's:A woodland plant producing clusters of white flowers followed by white berries on stout red stalks.::
Scrophulariaceae::Veronica Trehane:A creeping Veronica with yellow foliage and contrasting blue flowers.:(veh-RON-ih-ka) (prost-RAY-tuh):
Rosaceae:rosaceae physocarpus opulifolius aurea::::11.21.02 5.14.05
Fabaceae:fabaceae caragana arborescens:Siberian Peashrub:An extremely hardy large shrub or small tree.:(kar-uh-GAN-uh)(ar-bo-RES-senz):
Magnoliaceae::Ballerina Magnolia:A small to medium Magnolia with white flowers.:(mag-NO-li-ah)(LEEB-ner-eye):
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
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
Fabaceae::Kentucky Wisteria:A fast growing vine that needs a strong supporting structure.:(wis-TEER-ee-a):
Asparagaceae:liliaceae sansevieria trifasciata moonshine:Sansevieria Moonshine, Moonglo Sansevieria:A medium sized plant with silver leaves. :(san-se-VEER-ee-uh)(try-fask-ee-AH-tuh):4.26.05
Crassulaceae::Chocolate Soldier Panda Plant:A smaller Panda plant cultivar with darker brown, chocolate to amber coloration.::
Ericaceae::Mandarin Lights Rhododendron:A cultivar of the Northern Lights series with bright, deep orange flowers.:(roo-do-DEN-dron):
Liliaceae::Claude Martagon Lily:A Martagon Lily with dozens of pendulous reddish maroon flower.::
Labiatae ::Monarda Balance:A deep pink Monarda with mildew resistance.:(mo-NAR-da) :
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
Ranunculaceae::Pasque Flower Papageno:A Pasque flower with fringed double flowers.::
:::A collection of different horticutltural pictures::
Asteraceae::Cynara Plein Blanc:A grayish green thistle like plant with purple flower heads.:(sin-NA-ra):
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
Asparagaceae:liliaceae sansevieria trifasciata hahnii:Bird's Nest Sansevieria, Sansevieria Hahnii:A very easy to grow plant. :(san-se-VEER-ee-uh):
Rosaceae::Nanking Cherry, Manchu Cherry:A medium to large spring flowering shrub.:(PRU-nus)(to-men-TOE-sa):5.26.05
Urticaceae::Satin Pellionia:A plant with colorful leaves and creeping stems. Likes warmer temperatures and higher humidity::01.29.05
Asteraceae::Coreopsis Roulette:An easy to grow annual with mahogany red flowers accented by a second row of golden petals.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Asteraceae::Sunshine Daydream Helianthus:A large perennial with fully double golden yellow flowers.:(hee-lee-AN-thus):
Vitaceae::Grape Ivy Ellen Danica:An improved cultivar of the more common Grape Ivy. It has larger, glossy green leaflets that are more indented than the species. :(SISS-us)(rom-bif-OH-lee-uh):4.21.05
Bignoniaceae:bignoniacea catalpa speciosa:Catalpa, Northern Catalpa, Indian Bean Tree:A large growing tree with a great floral display in June.::4.11.05
Lamiaceae ::Ajuga genevensis, Blue Bugleweed:A non aggressive Ajuga with gentian blue flower spikes.:(a-JOO-guh)(gen-EE-ven-sis) :
Rosaceae ::Mellow Yellow Spirea:A wispy shrub with yellow foliage and white flowers early in the spring.:(spy-REE-ah):
Lamiaceae::Pesto Perpetuo Basil:A tall variegated form of Greek columnar basil with a strong flavor.::
Hamamelidaceae::Dwarf Fothergilla:The species Fothergilla that is sometimes called Dwarf Fothergilla.:(faw-thur-GIL-luh)(gaar-DEE-nee-eye):7.15.05
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
Papaveraceae::Celandine Poppy:A native wildflower that grows best in moist shaded wild flower gardens. :(sty-LAH-for-um):
Lamiaceae::Agastache Tutti Frutti:Produces pink flower from midsummer to frost.:(ag-ah-STAK-ee):
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
Geraniaceae ::Geranium Biokovo Karmina::(jer-AY-nee-um)(kan-tuh-brij-ee-EN-see):
Rutaceae::Gas Plant, Burning Bush:A ling lived perennials with a raceme of flowers.:(dick-TAM-nus)(AL-bush):
Salicaceae ::Cottet Willow, Streamco Willow, Dwarf Banker's Willow:A low growing Willow. with stems rooting where they touch the soil.::
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
Solanaceae::Minifamous Calibrachoa series:A series of Calibrachoa producing a plethora of flowers. Good where trailing plants or ground covers are needed.:(cal-ih-brah-KOE-ah):
Pinaceae::Slowmound Mugo Pine:A very slow growing dwarf Mugo Pine having an informal appearance.::
Hydrangeaceae::Bouquet Blanc Mockorange:A double flowering Mach Orange hybrid. Medium in spread and height.:(fil-ah-DEL-fus):
Rosaceae::Adirondack Ornamental Crab:A compact up right Ornamental Crab Apple with white flowers and good disease resistance.::
Liliaceae::Amber Tiara Hosta:A small Hosta with bright golden leaves in the spring time of the year.::
Hydrangeaceae::Hydrangea Pink Diamond:An improved cultivar of the PG Hydrangea.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
Dipsacaceae::Crimson Pin Cushion Knautia:Produces small pin cushion like flowers on wiry stems.:(NOT-ee-uh):
Rosaceae::Blackhawk Mountain Ash:A Mountain Ash cultivar that is resistant to sunscald and other disease.:(Sor-bus) (aw-ku-PA-ria):
Poaceae::All Gold Hakone Grass:An all gold plant lacking any green stripe.:(hah-koh-neh-KLOH-ah)(MAK-rah)(aw-ree-OH-lah):
Taxodiaceae:taxodiaceae taxus x media tauntonii:Tauntonii Yew:A dense slow growing Yew cultivar very resistant to winter burn.:(TAK-us):5-28-01, 07.12.03 ,6.25.05
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
Lamiaceae::Big Blonde:A large growing Coleus with yellow leaves, red stems and petioles.:(sol-en-oh-STEM-on)(skew-tell-ar-ee-OH-ih-deez:
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
Caprifoliaceae::Pink Princess Weigela:A compact lavender pink flowering Weigela.:(wi-GE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):
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
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::Honeysong Purple Stokes Aster:This Stokes Aster produces dark purple flowers.:(stoh-KEE-zhi-ah)(LAY-vis):
Oleaceae::Regent Japanese Tree Lilac:A vigorous upright Japanese Tree Lilac.:(si-RING-a)(reh-tick-yoo-LAY-tuh):
Cyperaceae::Bowles Golden Sedge:If grown properly can be bright spot in a semi-shaded garden area.:(KAIR-ex)(eh-LAH-ta):
Cactaceae::Eve's Needle Cactus, Eve's Pin Cactus:An easy to grow oddity of the Cactus world. Fast growing forming a shrubby plant with vestigial leaves.:(aoss-troh-sil-in-droh-PUN-tee-uh) (sub-you-LAH-tuh):
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):
Poaceae ::Pennisetum Hameln:A 3 foot tall Pennisetum with cream white flowers.:(penn-i-SEE-tum):
Ranunculaceae::Hype Hall Clematis:A Clematis with white colored flowers.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
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
Dryopteridaceae::Wildwood Twist Japanese Painted Fern, Athyrium Wildwood Twist:A newer cultivar of the familiar Japanese Painted Fern.:(a-THI-ree-um)(nip-pon-IK-cum)(PIK-tum):
Saxifragaceae::Featherleaf Rodgersia:Large plants for the shaded moist areas of the garden.:(rod-JERZ-ee-ah):
Rosaceae::Dwarf Flowering Plum:A medium shrub that produces a plethora of flowers in the spring.:(PRUU-nus)(glan-duu-LO-sa):
Liliaceae ::Hosta Platinum Tiara:A medium sized dense Hosta with gold center leaves and a thin white margin.::
Magnoliaceae::Magnolia Ricki:A hybrid Magnolia from "Eight Little Girl" series. A small slow growing Magnolia with purple red flowers.:(mag-NO-li-ah):
Ficoidaceae::Fenestraria, Baby Toes:A small highly succulent plant with window tipped leaves.:(fen-es-TRAY-ree-uh):
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):
Lamiaceae::East Freisland Salvia:A truly spectacular and hardy perennial Salvia with spikes of purple flowers.:(SAL-vie-a):
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) :
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):
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
Pedaliaceae::African Foxglove :A tender perennial grown as an annual.:(sir-at-oh-THEE-kah)(try-LOW-bah):
Salicaceae::Geyers Willow:A small Willow for a full sun wet to moist site.::
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
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
Araceae:araceae anthurium:Anthurium Photo Album:A photo album of different types of Anthurium::4.8.5
Cupressaceae:cupressaceae thuja:White Cedar, Arborvitae:This section contains pictures of "Arborvitae" that have been used in different landscapes spots.::5.17.05
Hemerocallidaceae::Kwanso Daylily:A very rapid spreading double orange Daylily.:(hem-er-o-kal-lis):
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):
Poaceae::Hercules Flame Grass, Autumn Red :A selection of the Flame Grass.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
Cornaceae::Cornelian Cherry Dogwood:A very early blooming large shrub or small tree with edible red fruit.:(KOR-nus)(mas):
Dryopteridaceae::Giant Wood Fern, Goldie's Wood Fern:The largest growing of the native Wood Ferns.:(dry-OP-ter-iss):04.20.06
Asteraceae:compositae sonchus oleraceus:Common Sow thistle, Annual Sow thistle:A common yellow flowering weed.::08.22.02 4.16.05
Cruciferae:cruciferae caradmine bulbosa:Spring Cress, Bulbous Cress:A 6"-18" wild flower found blooming in shaded moist areas.::5.21.02
:::This section contains pictures of potted annuals in concrete pots.::4.7.5
Crassulaceae ::Sedum John Creech, Sedum Dr John Creech ( Sedum spurium John Creech ):Reported to be one of the best Sedum spurium cultivars.::
Cactaceae::Purple Prickly Pear:An interesting blue to purple colored pads.:(oh-PUN-shee-uh):4.12.05
:horticulture building raised beds::This contains a series of slides explaining how to make a raised bed out of 2 by 4's.::4.5.5
Asteraceae:compositae zinnia angustiolia photo ablum:Zinnia Phoenix:::
Rosaceae::Kin Kan Kerria:A Kerria cultivar having stems that are a soft yellow with a green stripe.:(KER-i-ah)(ja-PON-i-Ka):
Asteraceae::Tennessee Coneflower:A southeastern native cousin to the more common Purple Coneflower.::09.22.05
: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
Taxodiaceae::Maureen Columnar Yew:A slow growing, dwarf columnar Yew.::
Ranunculaceae::Betty Corning Clematis:Clematis with bell shaped nodding flowers that are hardy an:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
Asteraceae::Peter Pan Zinnia:One of the first dwarf Zinnia to appear on the flower market. Although many dwarf cultivars have been developed since, it is still a good dwarf Zinnia for the annual garden.:(zin-EE-a)(EL-e-genz):
Euphorbiaceae::Snow on the Mountain, :A showy variegated Euphorbia.:(yoo-FOR-bee-uh):
Amarylidaceae:amarylidaceae narcissus division 03:Small-Cupped Daffodils:The small-cupped Daffodils have one flower per stem. The cup or corolla is more than one third the length of the perianth (sepals and petals) segments.::03.08.03 5.8.5
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta sieboldiana blue angel:Hosta Blue Angel:A very large, vigorous, blue leaf Hosta with large white flowers::This is a very impressive, massive blue Hosta
Liliaceae:liliaceae 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
Ranunculaceae::False rue anemone:A native wild flower found growing in moist woods and forests.::
Asteraceae::Cosmos Sonata Series:A 24 inch tall Cosmos with large 3 inch single flowers.::
Liliaceae::Tete A Tete Tulip:A little red double flowering species Tulip.::
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):
Asteraceae::Sombrero series:A series of Coneflowers with vibrant flower colors.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
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
Selaginellaceae::Avatar Club Moss, Avatar Selaginella:A low creeping plant with green foliage. In the world of plants this is a relatively primitive vascular plant. Selaginella lack flowers and produce spores:(sell-lah-gi-NEL-uh):
Lamiaceae::Golden Jubilee Agastache, Golden Anise Hyssop,:A stunning plant with golden foliage and purple flowers. Does a good job of maintaining the color throughout the growing season.:(Ag-a-STACH-ee)(fe-NIK-u-lum):
Cupressaceae:cupressaceae juniperus scopulorum blue heaven:Blue Heaven Juniper:A tall, pyramidal, narrow evergreen shrub can be used as an accent shrub to define or frame a view.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(skop-u-LO-rum):5.15.05
Asteraceae:asteraceae tages patula french dwarf marigold photo album:Marigold Bonanza series:A crested French Marigold with large 2 inch flowers.:(ta-GEE-tees):4.11.5
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
Aceraceae:aceraceae acer ginnala:Amur Maple:A small growing tree or large shrub.::07.25.03 4.5.5
Fagaceae::Chestnut Oak, Basket Oak, Rock Oak, Tannin Bark Oak:A small to medium Oak:(KWER-kuss)(PRI-nus):
Pinaceae ::Abies chensiensis ernesti:::
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.::
Asparagaceae:liliaceae sansevieria:Sansevieria:This section contains general cultural information on growing Sansevieria.::4.26.05
Grossulariaceae ::Smooth Gooseberry, Northern Gooseberry, Swamp Gooseberry:A native growing shrub the provides food for willife and man.:(RI-bez):01.29.06
Asteraceae::Lorraine Sunshine:A stunning variegated form of the Heliopsis.:(hee-li-OP-sis)(hee-li-AN-thoi-deez)(SKAY-bra):09.22.05
Liliaceae::Cluade Shribe Martagon Lily:A Martagon Lily with reddish flower. May take a year or two to get established.::
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
Cupressaceae:cupressaceae juniperus squamata loderi:Loderi Juniper:A slow growing upright blue-green Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(skwa-MA-ta):5.15.05
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::Cosmic Series:A free flowering Cosmos with double Yellow, Orange, Red and Gold flowers.:{KOZ-mos)(sul-fer-EE-us):
Ericaceae:ericaceae rhododendron yedoense var. pouchanense:Korean Rhododendron:::5.17.05
Lamiaceae ::Salvia Snow Hill:A white flowering form of perennial Salvia.:(SAL-vie-a):03.06.06
Ranunculaceae::Royal Aspiration Delphium:::
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):
Plantaginaceae::Prairie Dusk Penstemon, Prairie Dusk Bearded Tongue:A hybrid Penstemon with spikes of rose-purple tubular flowers.::
Asparagaceae::Sansevieria Bantel's Sensation:A sport of S. trifasciata laurentii.:(san-se-VEER-ee-uh)(try-fask-ee-AH-tuh):4.27.05
Balsaminaceae:balsaminaceae impatiens walleriana:Impatiens:One of the most popular annuals sold. Best grown in the shade. They come in a plethora of colors. An extremely useful annual for the shade. It can also be used in pots and hanging baskets.::
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 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.::
Saxifragaceae::Astilbe Queen Alexander:A medium Astilbe with deep pink flowers.:(ah-STIL-bee):
Fagaceae::Rohanii Beech, Purple Leaf Oak Beech, :A vigorous growing cultivar of the European Beech:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
Primulaceae::Sieboldi Primrose:A great plant for woodland conditions flowering in the spring.::
Dipsacaceae::Scabiosa Vivid Violet:As the name implies this Scabiosa was bright violet flowers.:(skab-ee-O-sa)(kaw-KA-si-ca):
Scrophulariaceae::Solstice series of Snapdragons:A mid sized Snapdragon coming in a wide range of colors.:(an-tih-RI-num)(MAY-jus):
Lamiaceae::Silver Anouk Spanish Lavender::(lav-AN-dew-lah):
Asteraceae::Milka Aster:A hardy Aster with thin ray flowers.::
Saxifragaceae::Fanal Astilbe:One of the darker red Astilbe. Foliage emerges bronze changing to green.:(as-TIL-bee):
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
Asteraceae::Gold Kind Goldenrod, Golden Baby Goldenrod:A clump-forming goldenrod hybrid.::
Plantaginaceae::Carillo Red Penstemon:A seed grown red flowering Penstemon. A Fleuroselect winner.:(pen-STE-mon):
Saxifragaceae::Heuchera :::
Asteraceae:asteraceae cynara cardunculus:Cardoon, Perennial Cardon:A large thistle-like plant that is grown as an ornamental or an vegetable.::4.8.5
Oleaceae::Gold Peep Forsythia:A low growing smaller Forsythia.:(for-SITH-i-a):
Malvaceae::Thompsonii Flowering Maple, Thompsoni Abutilon:A relatively easy to grow evergreen shrub with variegated leaves and orange flowers. In colder climates grown as a annual or over wintered indoors.:(ab-YEW-tih-lon):
Boraginaceae::Summer forget-me not; Cape forget-me not; Bugloss, Anchusa:One of the truest blue flowering garden plants.:(an-KOO-sa):
Scrophulariaceae::Black Ace Turtle Head:A late blooming perennial that likes moist sites.:(chel-O-nee)(GLA-bra):
Amarylidaceae:amarylidaceae narcissus division 07:Jonquilla Daffodils:The Jonquilla Daffodils have several fragrant flowers per stem. The fragrance is like honeysuckle or jasmine. They have dark green, small, reed-like leaves.::03.08.03 4.5.8
Rosaceae::Snow Wreath, Alabama Snow Wreath:A novelty shrub with arching branches and white flowers.:(nev-IU-si-a)(al-a-bame-EN-sis):
Poaceae::Cool as Ice Fescue:A Fescue cultivar that starts lighter in the spring than darkens. Reported to have better heat and humidity tolerance.:(fes-TOO-kah):
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):
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
Geraniaceae ::Geranium Summer Skies:A double hardy Geranium with pale blue flowers and yellow :(jer-AY-nee-um)(pray-TEN-see):
Oleaceae::Albert B Holden Lilac:A Lilac with dark purple buds opening to deep purple flowers.:(si-RING-A)(vul-GAR-is):
Polypodiaceae::Christmas Fern:A hardy tough evergreen fern preferring the shaded areas of the garden.:(pol-IS-tick-um) (ak-ruh-stik-OH-id-eez):5.10.05
Rosaceae::Potentilla Primrose Beauty:A Potentilla with pale primrose yellow flowers:(po-ten-TIL-a)(fro-ti-KO-sa):
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
Brassicaceae::Flixweed:A large growing plant with highly dissected leaves.::1.12.05
Asteraceae::Star Clusters Coreopsis:Large white to creamy white flowers. A purple eye will develop at the base of the petals in color weather. Part of the Big Bang series.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Fabaceae::Purple Prairie Clover:A neat wispy legume with purple flowers in July and August.:(DAY-lee-uh)(pur-PURR-ee-uh):6.8.05
Rosaceae::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 ::Emerald Triumph Viburnum:A hybrid compact Viburnum.:(vy-BER-num):
Caprifoliaceae::Wayfaring Tree Viburnum, Hoarwithy:A medium to large shrub with white flowers followed by red fruit turning to black.:(vy-BER-num):
Caprifoliaceae ::Weigela Boskoop Glory:A medium shrub with large salmon pink flowers.:(wy-GEE-la) :
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
Papilionaceae:fabaceae baptissia australis:Blue Wild Indigo, Blue False Indigo:A wide spreading, medium tall plant for the full sun to partial sun area of the garden. A native prairie plant.:(bap-TIS-ee-uh):05.17.05
Scrophulariaceae ::Excelsior hybrids:Large biennial Foxglove with purple and white flowers surrounding the flower stalk.:(dij-i-TAL-is)(pur-PU-ree-ah):
Ericaceae::Rhododendron Weston Mayflower:::
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 ::Centennial Weigelia:A large shrub with funnel shaped red flowers.:(wi-GE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):
Asteraceae::Platt's Black Brass Buttons:A low growing ground cover-like plant with finely divided dark, almost black foliage.:(lep-TIN-el-ah):
Solanaceae ::Double Petunias:A group of Petunias with large double flowers.::08.15.05
Poaceae::Finger Grass, Feather Finger Grass:The inflorescence of this grass looks like fingers and fluffs up as it matures.:(KLOR-is)(GAH-tah):
Betulaceae::Dwarf Columnar Hornbeam:A tight upright growing Hornbeam.:(car-PI-nus)(BET-uu-lus):
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
Cupressaceae::Bar Harbor Juniper:A low growing wide spreading ground cover Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us) (hor-i-zon-TA-lis):
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) :
Commelinaceae:commelinaceae tradescantia albiflora albo-vittata:Variegated Inch Plant:A variegated form of the Inch plant. :(tray-dess-CAN-tee-ah):4.15.05
Cornaceae::Gold Bullion Dogwood:A Pagoda Dogwood cultivar with yellow foliage.:(KOR-nus)(al-ter-ni-FO-li-ah):
Taxodiaceae::Dawn Redwood:A very large deciduous conifer that will tolerate moist sites:(met-a-see-KWOY-ah)(glip-too-stroo-BOY-dez):
Ranunculaceae::Stormy Columbine:A has dark blue flowers. A very different looking Columbine flower. :(ack-wi-LEE-gee-a)(vul-GAH-ris):
Saxifragaceae::Fingerleaf Rodgersia:Large plants for the shaded moist areas of the garden.:(rod-JERZ-ee-ah)(ees-skew-li-FO-lee-ah):
Scrophulariaceae:scrophulriaceae verbascum copper rose:Verbascum Copper Rose:A tall vertical plant with coppery colored flowers.:(ver-BASK-kum):07.30.03
Ericaceae::White Lights Rhododendron:An extremely floriferous member of the Northern Lights Azaleas.:(roh-do-DEN-dron):
Labiatae:labiatae monarda fistulosa:Wild Bergamot, Horsemint, Bee Balm:A common, medium to tall growing native prairie plant. A member of the mint family.::8.03.02 04.21.05
Cannaceae ::Canna photo album:::
Ericaceae::Lemon Lights Rhododendron:A cultivar of the Northern Lights series of Rhododendron with lemon yellow flowers.:(roo-do-DEN-dron):
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
Magnoliaceae:magnoliaceae magnolia x loebneri leonard messel:Magnolia Leonard Messel:A beautiful hybrid Magnolia with white flowers flushed with purple-pink.:(mag-NO-li-ah)(LEEB-ner-eye):05.10.02, rev 02.22.03 4.27.05
Ranunculaceae::Purple and Violet Tree Peony:Peony that grow on woody stems and do not die back to the ground like herbaceous Peony::
Malvaceae::Jazzberry Jam Hibiscus:A newer hardy Hibiscus cultivar with bright magenta-pink flowers.::
Pinaceae::Silver Show Korean Fir:A slow growing plant with ornamental cones and silvery undersides of the needles.:(a-bez)(kor-e-A-na):
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):
Lamiaceae::Salvia Marcus:A dwarf clumping Salvia with deep violet flowers.:(SAL-vie-a):
Pinaceae:pinaceae larix decidua:European Larch, Larch:A large growing deciduous conifer.::01.12.03 5.1.05
Liliaceae::Hosta, Funkia, Plantain Lily:Hosta are the denizens of the shade. Enter into this section to get the general information for the Hosta genus.::4.22.05
Cornaceae::Kousa Dogwood:A white flowering Dogwood tree hardy to zone #5.:(KOR-nus)(KOO-sa):
Papaveraceae::Iceland Poppy Pacino:A low growing Poppy with lemon yellow flowers.:(pa-PA-ver)(noo-dih-KA-lee):
Caprifoliaceae ::Goldflame Honeysuckle Vine:A fast growing vine with interesting tubular pink to yellow flowers.:(lon-ISS-er-a)(hek-ROT-ee-eye):
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):
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):
Asteraceae::New Look Dusty Miller:A cultivar of Dusty Miller with leaves shaped like Oak leaves.::
Saxifragaceae:saxifragaceae astillbe chinenesis:Astilbe Visions:An Astilbe with raspberry pink flowers.:(ah-STIL-bee)(chi-NEN-sis):6.1.05
Lamiaceae:lamiaceae lamium maculatum breedham's white:Lamium Beedham's White:A Lamium with yellow foliage and white flowers.:(lay-MEE-um)(mak-ew-LAH-tum):12.30.03 4.21.05
Ulmaceae::Camperdown Elm, Upside Down Elm, Umbrella Elm:A weeping Elm that is grown as a top graft.:(UL-mus)(GLA-bra):
Liliaceae::Henderson's fawn lily:A native western American plant.::
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):
Fagaceae ::Scarlet Oak, Spanish Oak, Black Oak:A medium to large Oak with scarlett fall coloration.:(Kwer-kus):
Asteraceae::Prickly Lettuce, Wild Lettuce, Milk Thistle, Horse Thistle, Compass Plant:An escaped plant that has become a noxious weed.::
Magnoliaceae::Sunspire Magnolia:A unique yellow Magnolia that has a columnar growth form.::
Crassulaceae ::Variegated Sedum, Stripped Sedum, (Sedum spectabile):An upright Sedum with yellow to cream center leaves. ::
Dipsacaceae::Tatarian Cephalaria, Giant Cephalaria:A large perennial plant. :(sef-al-AY-ri-ah)(gi-GAN-tee-ah):
Liliaceae ::Allium Moly, Golden Garlic, Lily Leek:A small Allium with yellow flowers.::
Asteraceae::Deam's Coneflower:A free flowering Rudbeckia.:(rud-BEK-ee-a):
Cactaceae:cactaceae notocactus leninghausii:Golden Ball Cactus, Lemon Ball, Yellow Tower Cactus:::4.12.5
Acanthaceae::Hairy Wild Petunia:This section contains images of the wild Petunia used in landscape plantings.::
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
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):
Labiatae::Jacob Cline Monarda, Jacob Cline Beebalm:A natural occurring cross with dark red flower heads.:(mo-NAR-da):
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):
Aceraceae::Autumn Moon Japanese Maple:Leaf color depends on if was grown in the full sun or shade.:(shir-ah-sa-WAN-um):
Asteraceae:asteraceae rudbeckia nitida herbstonne:Rudbeckia Herbstonne, Giant Rudbeckia:A wide spreading very tall full sun perennial. Because of its size and large amount of flowers, this plant can become a show stopper in your garden. It sure is in mine.:(rud-BEK-ee-a)(nit-TI-da):4.10.5
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):
Asteraceae::Milkshake Coneflower:A double white coneflower.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
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):
Liliaceae::Little Business Daylily:A diploid, semi-evergreen re-blooming small red Daylily.:(hem-er-o-kal-lis):
Asteraceae::Paladin Shasta Daisy:A Shasta Daisy with semi-double ruffly flowers.:(lew-KANTH-ih-mum)(soo-PER-bum)(pal-uh-din):
Pinaceae::Bushes Lace Spruce:A cold hardy upright habit with weeping branches.:(PI-see-a)(en-gel-MAN-ee-eye):
:author's private gardens 2003-07::Contains pictures of my yard in July of 2003.::4.5.5
Lamiaceae::Phlomis Amazone:A tall perennial with pink flowers. Best for a sunny site.::
:pots of plants wooden containers and pots::::4.5.5
Cyperaceae::Silver Scepter Sedge:A clumping forming, fine texture, variegated sedge for the shaded areas of the garden:(KAIR-eks)(mor-ROW-ee-eye):
Hydrangeaceae ::Light O Day Hydrangea:This plant needs a shaded spot with constant moist soil.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(mack-row-FIL-ah):
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):
Liliaceae::Love Pat:A medium to large blue Hosta with heavily corrugated cupped leaves.::
:hard surfaces walks/paths brick patterns::Different patterns that can be used in brick walks.::4.5.5
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):
Berberidaceae ::Helmond Pillar Barberry:A red foliage columnar Barberry. One of the few columnar Barberry available.:(Ber-ber-is)(thun-Ber-jee-a):
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
Aceraceae::Crimson Sentry Maple:A broad columnar tree with maroon foliage.:(A-sir)(plat-an-OI-dez):
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
Boraginaceae::English Honeywort:The leaves, flowers and bracts are all of ornamental value.:(ser-IN-thee):
Asteraceae::Red Velvet Achillea:An Yarrow with dark red non-fading flowers.:(ak-i-LEE-ah)(mil-lee-FO-le-um):
Amarylidaceae:amarylidaceae narcissus division 09:Poeticus Daffodils:The Poeticus Daffodils have dogwood-like blossoms. Having white blossoms with a red rimmed and yellow cup.::03.08.03 4.5.8
Polygonaceae::Magic Carpet Knot Weed:A cultivar of the more common Pink Knot Weed.:(poe-LIG-o-num):
Cannabaceae::Golden Hops Vine:A fast growing twiner with bright yellow foliage.:(HU-mu-lus)(loo-PU-lus):
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):
Rosaceae::Lemon Princess Spirea:A small compact Spirea with bright yellow foliage.:(spy-REE-a):
Lamiaceae ::Coleus Sedona:A Coleus with rusty orange colored foliage.:(sol-en-oh-STEM-on)(skew-tell-ar-ee-OH-ih-deez):
Scrophulariaceae ::Angelonia Angel Mist Series, Angelonia Serena, Summer Snapdragon Serena:An Angelonia series with compact plants with compact flowers. A tender perennial grown as an annual.:3/4” across, two-lipped snapdragon-like, borne on compact terminal racemes:
Verbenaceae ::Verbena rigida, Coarse Verbena, Sandpaper Verbena:A low growing Verbena producing bright purple or magenta flowers.::
Hydrangeaceae ::Kyushu Hydrangea:An upright selection with lustrous green foliage.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
Asteraceae::Cineraria Giovanna's Selection, Tall Cineraria:A tall Cineraria with flowers in blues and purples. :(sen-NEE-shee-oh):
Taxodiaceae:taxodiaceae taxodium distichum:Common Bald Cypress, Bald Cypress:A large deciduous conifer tolerant of wet areas.:(taks-OH-di-um)(DIS-ti-kum): 6.25.05
Berberidaceae::Ruby Carousel Barberry:A compact rounded shrub with ruby purple leaves.:(Ber-ber-is)(thun-Ber-jee-a):
Rosaceae:rosaceae cotoneaster multiflorus:Many flowered Cotoneaster:A large white flowering shrub that needs lots of space.::5.14.05
Brassicaceae::Arabis Pinkie:Compact plant with intense pink flowers.::
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.::
:::::4.5.5
Saxifragaceae::Dolce Creme Brulee Coral Bells:This Heuchera has bronze to deep golden yellow foliage.:(HEW-ker-a):
Euphorbiaceae:euphorbiaceae euphorbia ammak:Euphorbia ammak, Candelabra Spurge.:A very large growing branching Euphorbia that grown into a tree-like plant in warm regions of it's hardiness zone.:(yew-FOR-bee-ah):5.17.05
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 ::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::White Caned Blackberry, Ghost Blackberry, Ghost Bramble:A blackberry plant with whitish canes in the winter.:(ROO-bus)(kok-burn-ee-AH-nus):
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
Rosaceae::Pink Flare Sargent Cherry:A hardy narrow upright pink flowering Cherry.:(PRU-nus)(sar-jen-TEE-i):
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):
Lamiaceae::Little Trudy Catmint:A dwarf non aggressive Catmint.::
:author's private gardens 2002-09::Pictures of my yard from the end of September through October 2002.::4.5.5
Liliaceae::Pleomele, Malasian Dracaena:A tough easy to grow indoor plant.::4.26.05
Liliaceae:liliaceae hemerocallis orange flowering daylily:Orange flowering Daylily:This section contains pictures of Daylilies with orange flowers.::7-19-02 4.22.05
Fabaceae::Bird's Foot Trefoil, Birds Foot Trefoil, Birdfoot Trefoil:An introduced yellow flowering ground cover that has escaped and become ecologically invasive.::
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
Anacardiaceae::Fragrant Sumac:A medium to large shrub forms a dense tangle mass of stems. Good for naturalizing on difficult sites.:(ROOS or RH-us))(a-row-MAT-ik-ah):
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
Caryophyllaceae::Morning Campion, Red Catchfly, Red Champion, Red Cockle, English Maiden:A medium size perennial that is loaded most of the growing season with rose-pink flowers.:(si-LEE-nee):
Rosaceae::Norman Spirea:A small compact plant reaching only 1-2 feet. Reported to have long lasting fall foliage color.:(sp-i-REE-a)(ja-PON-i-ka):
Poaceae::Japanese Striped Corn:A Corn cultivar with colored striped foliage. The variety I observed was a solid purple color.:(ZEE-uh)(maze):
Liliaceae::Hosta Gold Edger:A dense mounding Hosta with chartreuse to gold foliage.::
Betulaceae::Dakota Pinnacle Birch, Fargo Birch:A medium size pyramidal tree that is proving to be very hardy.::
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):
Liliaceae::Dividing Hosta:Enter this section for information on dividing Hosta.::4.24.05
Asteraceae:asteraceae tagetes hero:Marigold Hero:An excellent compact French dwarf Marigold.::4.11.5
Phormiaceae ::Maori Sunset New Zealand Flax:An Yucca-like plant with apricot to pink tones blending with the green of the leaves.::
Ranunculaceae::Common Globe Flower:A early spring blooming plant with globular yellow flowers. :(TROL-i-us)(you-RO-pay-us):
Rosaceae::Potentilla Mango Tango:A unique bi-color Potentilla having yellow flowers with centers of orange or red. I have seen flowers of this Potentilla with a waxy appearence.:(poh-ten-TILL-uh) :
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
Cupressaceae::Greenmound Japanese Garden Juniper:A compact mounding Japanese Garden Juniper that holds it's green color throughout the year.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(pro-KUM-benz):
Asteraceae::Oranges and Lemons Gaillardia:A Gaillardia cultivar with a mix of oranges and yellows.:(gah-LARD-ee-uh):
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta fortunei obscura:Hosta obscura:A very old cultivar with dark green leaves.::4.26.05
Acanthaceae:acanthaceae hemigraphis colorata exotica:Purple Waffle Plant:A spreading, mounding plant that has very ornamental dark red wrinkled leaves. A bit touchy about its light and moisture requirements.::4.5.02, 10.02.02, 01.08.02, 04.07.05, 05.26.05
Geraniaceae::Geranium New Hampshire Purple:A mounding plant with deep magenta (red purple) flowers.:(jer-AY-nee-um)(san-GWIN-ee-um) :
Brassicaceae::Vintage series Stock:A dwarf compact series of Stock.:(ma-the-OH-luh)(in-CAN-nuh):
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
Violaceae::Kidney Leaf Violet:A native Viola found growing in the cool moist woods.::
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):
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):
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):
Iridaceae::George Davidson Crocosmia, Yellow Montbretia :A yellow blooming Crocosmia:(kroh-KOZ-mee-uh):
Lamiaceae::Lime Thyme:A low growing ground cover good for full sun dry sites in rock gardens with the added feature of the lime colored foliage. (At the time of adding this plant I am unsure if T. citriodorus "Lime" and T. vulgaris "Lime" are different plants ?:(TY-muss):
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Frosty Morn:A small bushy Sedum with variegated foliage.::
Liliaceae::Bressingham Blue Hosta:A large blue-green colored Hosta.::
Saxifragaceae::Chardonnay Pearls Deutzia:A nice compact plant with lime yellow foliage and fragrant white flowers.:(DUUT-si-a)(GRAS-l-lis):
Asteraceae::Jethro Tull Coreopsis:A very florific Coreopis. The golden yellow to orange flowers have fluted petals.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
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.::
Asteraceae::Little Lemon Solidago, Little Lemon Goldenrod:A short compact Solidago with lemon yellow flowers.:(so-li-DAH-go):
Acanthaceae::Maracas Brazilian Fireworks, Rose Pine, South African Acanthus, Jade Magic, Purple Shrimp Plant:A tropical evergreen plant with deep pinkish-red and purple flowers plus deep green leaves with silver veins. Grows as a shrub in the tropics.::
Araliaceae:araliaceae dizygotheca elegantissima cultivars:False Aralia cultivars:This section contains pictures and descriptions of False Aralia cultivars.::02.22.02 4.9.5
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
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):
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
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.::
Portulacaceae:portulacaceae portulaca oleracea:Common Purslane, Rubber Weed,:A mat forming, succulent plant that can be a weedy pest in gardens. A very difficult plant to rid from the garden. Cultivated as a culinary herb in many parts of the world::07.06.03
Cistaceae::Hudsonia, Golden Heather, Poverty Grass, Beach Heath:A native shrub found growing on sand dunes.::
Crassulaceae::Gooseberry Fool (Sedum telephium subsp Maximum)::(SEE-dum)(te-LE-fee-um):
Lamiaceae::Doone Valley Thyme:A lemon Thyme cultivar with variegated foliage.:(TY-muss):
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::Marie Frances Lilac:A single fragrant pink Lilac. Listed as one of the smaller Lilacs reaching up to 8 feet.:(si-RING-A)(vul-GAR-is):
::Daylily Gardens:Gardens of Daylilies::
Asteraceae::Ruby Frost Coreopsis:A member of the Jewel series of Coreopsis with red flowers with white edges.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Pinaceae::The Blues Colorado Blue Spruce:A sturdy weeping Colorado Blue Spruce.:(PIE-see-a)(PUN-genz):
Crassulaceae ::Corsican Stonecrop :A very low growing Sedum with tightly crowded glaucous gray foliage. Requires excellent drainage.::
Asteraceae::Rudbeckia Irish Spring:A short lived perennial usually grown as an annual in the colder regions:(rud-BEK-ee-a):
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):
Fumariaceae:fumariaceae dicentra spectabilis:Bleeding Heart:A medium height, medium spreading plant for the shaded areas of the garden. This is an old fashion plant that still is popular in today's gardens.:(dy-SEN-tra)(spek-Tah-bi-lis):5.18.05
Amarylidaceae:amarylidaceae narcissus division 02:Large-Cupped Daffodils:The large-cupped Daffodils have one flower per stem. The cup or corona is one third but less than equal too the length of the perianth (sepals and petals) segments.::03.08.03 5.8.5
Ulmaceae::Hallelujah Elm:A fast growing hardy cultivar of the Chinese Elm with excellent mottling bark color.:(UL-mus)(par-vi-FO-li-ah):
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):
Magnoliaceae::Magnolia Kikuzaki:A small Magnolia that flowers at an early age. A nice small Star Magnolia.:(mag-NO-lee-uh)(stell-AY-tuh):
:::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".::
Pinaceae:pinaceae pinus strobus radiata:Radiata White PIne:A dwarf compact globose White Pine.:(PIE-nus)(STROH-bus):02.15.03 5.6.05
Asparagaceae:liliaceae sansevieria unknown:Sansevieria:A group of plants I snapped pictures of and neglected to ask them their name.::4.26.05
Liliaceae::Lavender Globe Allium, Lavender Globe Flowering Onion:A 18 inch Allium with globes of light lavender to purple flowers.:(AL-ee-um)(tan-GOO-tik-um):
Plumbaginaceae::Joystick Red Thrift, Joystick Red Sea Pink, Joystick Red Armeria:A taller Armeria with red globular flowers.:(ar-MEER-i-ah)(sood-ar-MER-ee-uh):
Lamiaceae ::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
Poaceae::Thundercloud Switch Grass:A large Switch grass reaching over 7 feet tall.:(PAN-ih-kum)(veer-GAH-tum):
Caprifoliaceae::Thundercloud Elderberry:A dark purple foliage Elderberry.:(sam-BU-kus)(NIE-gra):
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
Bromeliaceae::Variegated Pineapple:A very popular variegated variety of the Pineapple plant.:(uh-NAN-us)(ko-MO-sus):4.12.5
Oleaceae::Royalty Lilac:A hybrid compact lilac with pale purple flowers.:(si-RING-A):
Liliaceae::Silk Road Oriental Lily:An Oriental hybrid Lily.::
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
Liliaceae::TA Ming Daylily:A heirloom Daylily with orange yellow flowers.:(hem-er-o-kal-lis):
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
Caryophyllaceae::Cluster Head Pink, Dianthus Carthusianorum:A perennial with pink flowers on top stems above the foliage.:(dye-AN-thus)(kar-thoo-see-AN-or-um):
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):
Geraniaceae::Burgundy Pelargonium, Kalwerbossie Geranium:A dramatic combination of the silvery foliage and dark wine red colored flowers.:(pel-r-GO-ni-um):
Juncaceae::Big Twister Rush, Big Twister Juncus:A cultivar of the Corkscrew Rush with bigger stems, and twists.:(JUN-kus)(eh-FYOO-sus):
Pinaceae::Black Hills Spruce:A denser version of the White Spruce:(PI-see-a)(GLAW-ka):
Poaceae::Pigeon Grass, Yellow Foxtail, Yellow Bristle Grass:An introduced grass from Europe. Found growing all over the USA and Canada.::
Cyperaceae::Gold Band Japanese Sedge:I wonder why it is called Gold Band, since all the time I have observed it was White Band, but still a nice plant.:(KAR-eks)(mor-ROW-ee-eye):
Hydrangeaceae::Tough Stuff Mountain Hydrangea:A new improved version of the Mountain Hydrangea.:(hi-DRAN-gee-ah)(ser-RA-tah):
Aceraceae::Goldspire Maple:A densely columnar Sugar Maple selection:(AYE-cer)(sak-KAR-um):
Iridaceae::Hello Yellow Blackberry Lily:Blackberry Lily resembles an Iris with sword shaped leaves.::
Caprifoliaceae::Viburnum Aureum:A golden yellow leaved Viburnum.::
Pinaceae::Procumbens Blue Spruce:A prostate Spruce with blue foliage.:(PIE-see-a)(PUN-genz):
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
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
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):
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):
Saxifragaceae::Astilbe Weisse Gloria, Astilbe White Gloria:A white flowering Astilbe.:(ah-STIL-bee):
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
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::Forsythia Bronx, Bronx green Stem Forsythia:A shorter flat topped Forsythia growing to about 12 inches tall.:(for-SITH-i-a):
Lamiaceae::Giant Purple Hyssop:A tall late blooming hardy perennial.:(ah-gas-TAH-kee):6.18.05
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):
:plaques and signs::Signs and plaques can be nice ornamental additions to the garden.::4.7.5
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
Apocynaceae::White Periwinkle:A white form of Periwinkle. Can be less vigorous than the common blue Periwinkle.:(VING-ka)(MY-nor)(al-BAA):
Ginkgoaceae::Mayfield Gingko:A narrow upright Ginkgo.:(GINGK-go)(bi-LO-baa):
Ranunculaceae::White Common Monkshood:A white blooming form of the Common Monkshood.:(ak-CO-nie-tum)(na-PEL-lus):
Asteraceae::Yellow Coneflower, Ozark Coneflower:A yellow form of the Coneflower.:(ek-in-AA-cee-ah)(par-a-DOX-ah):
Liliaceae::Pale-flowered Fritillary, Fritillaria pallidiflora:This Fritillaria has pale yellow pendent flowers.:(frit-il-AR-ee-uh)(pal-id-uh-FLOR-uh):
Oleaceae::Edith Cavell:A double white flowering Lilac.:(si-RING-gah)(vul-GAIR-iss):
Ginkgoaceae::Jade Butterfly Ginkgo, Jade Butterflies Ginkgo:A dwarf Ginkgo with leaves growing in clusters.:(GINGK-go)(bi-LO-baa):
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
Asteraceae::Ruby Giant Coneflower:A Coneflower with large ruby colored non drooping flowers.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
Fagaceae::Attention English Oak:A narrow upright, tight form of the English Oak.:(KWER-kus):
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):
Liliaceae::Fritillaria lutea:A bright yellow flower sits atop of a 36" stem.:(frit-il-AR-ee-uh:
Araceae::Bismark Nobel Palm:A monotypic Palm native to Madagascar.:(biz-MARK-ee-uh)(NO-bill-iss):
Polemoniaceae::Blue Hills Creeping Phlox:A low growing ground cover perennial with moss-like foliage and blue/blue pink flowers in May.::
Rosaceae:rosaceae geum canadense:White Avens:A rough somewhat sprawling plant with white flowers and hooked seed pods.::5.14.05
Papaveraceae::Spring Fever Iceland Poppy series:A series of Iceland Poppy that forms multiple groups of flowering.:(pa-PA-ver)(noo-dih-KA-lee):
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
Rosaceae::Rainbow Knockout Rose:A member of the Knockout Rose series with coral pink flowers.::
Rosaceae::Dakota Charm Spirea:Dakota Charm is a small version of the iconic Gold Flame Spirea.::
:::A photo album of containers with plants.::
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):
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
Caprifoliaceae ::Newport Viburnum:A compact cultivar of the Japanese Snowball Viburnum.:(vy-BER-num)(pli-KA-tum):
Liliaceae::Hosta Moon Lily:A medium Hosta with yellow gold foliage.::
Oleaceae ::Beijing Gold Peking Lilac:A medium size tree with unusual primrose yellow flowers.::
Tropaelolaceae::Whirlybird Nasturium mix:A dwarf on trailing Nasturium.:(troo-PEE-oo-lum)(MA-jus) :
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):
Ranunculaceae::Winter Aconite:An early spring blooming bulb. It has yellow flowers and will push through the snow to bloom.::
Poaceae::Flame Grass, Purple Flame Grass:A nice compact grass that can have dazzling foliage colors of red. Rarely lodges or flops.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
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):
Magnoliaceae::Powder Puff Magnolia:A compact Magnolia with powder puff shaped flowers.:(mag-NO-li-a)(LEEB-ner-eye):05.26.06
Violaceae::Viola Rain series, Pansy Rain series::(VI-oh-la)(wit-rock-i-A-na):
Poaceae::Wrights Dropseed, Big Sacaton, Sacaton:A tall, heat and drought tolerant grass.:(spoor-OB-oh-lus)(RITE-ee-eye):
Agavaceae::Blue Star Agave:A blue colored spineless Agave. ::
Agavaceae::Spanish Bayonet, Palma Pita, Palma de Datil, Spanish Dagger :A tall Yucca for the warmer hardiness zones.::
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
Apiaceae::Fernleaf Dill:A common herb with a long history medicinal and culinary uses. Seeds, flower tops and leaves all have culinary uses.:(a-NEE-thun):
Lamiaceae::Anne Greenaway Lamium:A colorful Lamium with multicolored leaves.:(lay-MEE-um)(mak-ew-LAH-tum):
Aizoaceae::Red Mountain Ice Plant:A great plant for the hot dry area of the yard.:(del-oh-SPUR-muh):
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
Araceae::Silver Queen Chinese Evergreen, Aglaonema Silver Queen:A colorful tried and true Aglaonema cultivar.::
Brassicaceae::Siberian Willow Grass, Siberian Draba:A good plant for sunny rock gardens. Is happy tucked into pockets and crevices.::
Hydrangeaceae::Snow White Fantasy Mock Orange:A white double flowering Mach Orange.:(fil-ah-DEL-fus):
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
Piperaceae::Parallel Peperomia:An easy to grow pendant type of Peperomia with striped foliage.:(pep-er-ROH-mee-uh) :06.10.06
Hydrangeaceae::Climbing Hydrangea:A vigorus vine reaching over 50 feet with white flowers.:(high-DRAN-jee-a)(ah-ANOM-ah-la)(pet-i-oh-LAY-ris):1.12.05
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta tiny tears:Hosta Tiny Tears:A small mounding green foliage plant.::4.26.05
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Lidakense:A tough bluish foliage mounding plant with pink flowers.::
Asteraceae::Sundance Bicolor Gaillardia, Sundance Bicolor Blanket Flower:An annual Gaillardia with bicolor domed flowers.:(gah-LARD-ee-uh)(pul-KEL-ah):
Rosaceae ::Peking Cotoneaster:A tough shrub commonly used for hedges.::
Asclepiadaceae::Variegated Hindu Rope Plant:A variegated version of the contorted Hoya called Hindu Rope Plant.:(HOY-ah):
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Octoberfest:A white to creamy white flowering Sedum Acre cultivar.:(SEA-dum):
Lamiaceae::Walkers Low Catmint:The name implies a small plant but Walkers Low reaches 30 inches. Named after the garden of origin. Good for hot dry spots.:(NEP-e-ta):
Papaveraceae:papaveraceae sanguinaria canadensis:Bloodroot, Pucoon-Root:A native wild flower found growing in open woods and along roadsides in partial shade.::5.05.02 5.1.05
Liliaceae::Hosta Aureomarginata:A large Hosta with bright golden margins.::
Campanulaceae::Cherry Bells Spotted Campanula:A Campanula with tubular, pendulous red flowers.:(kam-PAN-yew-lah)(punk-TAh-tah):
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
Ericaceae::Rhododendron Weston Pink Diamond:::
Lamiaceae ::Salvia Lubecca:A long blooming Salvia with violet blue flowers.:(SAL-vie-a):03.06.06
Papilionaceae::Lemon Meringue Baptisia:A member of the Decadence series of Baptisa with yellow flowers.:(bap-TIS-ee-uh):
::Spring time gardens:Gardens with blooming plants in the spring.::
Papaveraceae::Opium Poppy, Common Poppy:A beautiful but poisonous plant from which opium is derived. In many places it is illegal to grow. plant.::
Amaranthaceae::Sylphid Celosia:An interesting plume variety of Celosia with greenish yellow flowers.:(sel-OH-see-ah):
Scrophulariaceae::Wine Red Lophospermum, Creeping Gloxinia:A vigorous cascading or climbing vine with burgundy-wine tubular flowers.:(o-fo-SPER-mum)(er-yoo-BESS-kens):
Malvaceae::Tie Dye Hibiscus:A bi-color Hibiscus with large pink and white flowers.::
:::Images of Tulips growing in gardens.::
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.::
Violaceae::Pansy Panola series:A multitude of different flower colors are found in this series.:(VI-oh-la)(wit-rock-i-A-na):
Geraniaceae::Geranium Brookside:Dark green foliage combined with the sapphire-blue flowers make this a choice Geranium.::
Begoniaceae:begoniaceae begonia semperflorens:Begonia, Wax Begonia, Fibrous rooted Begonia:A very popular group of annuals that can be grown in full sun or shade. Great in gardens or containers. Give it a bright window and it can be used as a indoor plant during the winter. They are very floriferous.:(be-GON-yuh):4.11.05
Geraniaceae ::Geranium Ankums Pride:A low growing hardy Geranium with pink flowers in different shades.:(jer-AY-nee-um)(san-GWIN-ee-um) :
Saxifragaceae::Bergenia Herbsblutte:A Bergenia with pink flowers.:(ber-GEN-i-a)(kor-di-FOL-i-a):
Aspleniaceae::Austral Gem Fern:An easy to grow tough fern for the indoors or outdoors during the summer.::
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):
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
Magnoliaceae::Magnolia Yellow Fever, Yellow Fever Cucumber Magnolia:Produces many large yellow fragrant flowers.:(mag-NO-li-a)(a-ku-mi-NA-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
Salicaceae ::Weeping Willow:A fast growing large tree with pendulous branches that tolerates wet sites. Not a tree for small lots or sites where the aggressive roots can cause damage.:(SAY-lick):
Onagraceae::Dark Eyes Fuchsia:A self branching bush that works good in hanging baskets and containers to spill over the side.:(fyew-sha):
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
Ulmaceae::Danada Charm Hybrid Elm,Morton Red Tip Elm:A large vase shaped tree with reddish emerging leaves. :(UL-mus):
Asteraceae ::Sky Blue Aster, Azure Aster, Prairie Heart-leaved Aster, :A showy Aster with sky-blue flowers.::
Rosaceae::Henry Hudson Rose:A very hardy, rugosa rose that stays neat and tidy. Very hardy and disease resistant.::04.05.06
Amaranthaceae ::Celosia Fresh Look:An improved series of Celosia with better humidity tolerance and packed with flowers.:(sel-OH-see-ah):
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::Perennial Sunflower:A large perennial sunflower with double yellow flowers.:(HE-li-an-thus):
Ranunculaceae::Monkshood, Autumn Flowering Monkshood:A tall late blooming hardy perennial:(ak-CO-nie-tum)(na-PEL-lus):
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
Amarylidaceae::Amaryllis cultivars:A long lived, easy to flower indoor plant.::
Saxifragaceae::Marmalde Heuchera, Marmalade Coral Bells:A vigorous Coral Bells with amber undulated foliage.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Rosaceae:rosaceae spiraea x bumalda anthony waterer:Anthony Waterer Spirea:A short, narrow spreading shrub for the full sun sites in the landscape.:(spy-REE-ah):5-23-01(rev) 5.15.05
Lamiaceae::Limelight Catmint:A yellow foliage colored Catmint with blue flowers. Reported no to be as aggressive as many of the other Catmints.:(NEP-eh-tuh)(fah-SEN-ee-eye):
Campanulaceae ::Campanula Brantwood:A tall Campanula with violet blue trumpet flowers.:(kam-PAN-u-la)(lah-ti-FO-lee-a):
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):
Pinaceae:pinaceae picea abies fastigiata islels:Iseli Fastigiate:A very narrow conical Spruce.:(PY-see-ah)(A-bees):12.14.01
Poaceae::Reed Canary Grass, Canary Reed Grass:An extremely adaptable invasive grass. Forms monotypic colonies pushing out the native wetland species.::
Rosaceae::Golden Imp Spirea:::
Asteraceae :::::
Liliaceae::Admiral Halsey Hosta:A medium size white edge variegated Hosta. Report to be almost identical to Patriot.::
Lythraceae::Bat-Face Cuphea, St. Peter's Plant, Tiny Mice, Bunny Ears :The small flowers of this plant really look like the face of a bat. Likes full sun and dry.:(KYOO-fee-uh)(LAY-vee-a):
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Magnoliaceae::Hot Flash Magnolia:A hybrid Magnolia with creamy yellow to yellow flowers.:(mag-NO-li-ah):
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):
Asteraceae::Scotch Thistle, Cotton Thistle, Down Thistle:A neat looking plant with the spiny woolly silver foliage. Considered a noxious weed in many areas of the world.:(on-0-POR-dum-a):
Scrophulariaceae::Bocopa Big Falls series:A series of Bocopa with large flowers and good branching habits. Will bloom throughout the entire summer.:(SOO-ter-uh):
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):
Geraniaceae ::Geranium New Hampshire Purple:A sanguineum cultivar with deep magenta flowers.:(jer-AY-nee-um)(san-GWIN-ee-um):
Liliaceae::Hosta King Michael:A large green Hosta.::
Grossulariaceae::Clove Current, Golden Current, Buffalo Current, Missouri Current:A native shrub with fragrant yellow flowers. Will spread by suckers to form a colony.::
Rosaceae ::Limemound Spirea:A small mounding shrub with bright lime yellow foliage in the spring.::06.19.06
Lamiaceae::Cinnamon Basil, Mexican Spice Basil:A basil with cinnamon scented leaves.::
Onagraceae:onagraceae fuchsia triphylla:Fuchsia Gartenmeister:An upright growing Fuchsia with orange/red pendulous tubular flowers.:(fyew-sha):4.30.05
Cupressaceae ::Kallay's Compact Juniper:A flat top Pfister type Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):01.30.06
Rosaceae::Rainbow Pillar Amelanchier, Rainbow Pillar Serviceberry, Rainbow Pillar Shadbush:An Amelanchier with more of an upright growth form.:(am-e-LANG-key-er):
Poaceae::Wind Whispers Stipa:A fine leaved grass that easily moves with the slightest breeze.:(STYE-pah)(ten-yoo-IS-ih-mah):
Bromeliaceae::Earth Stars:::
Cannaceae::Tropical Sunrise Canna:A Canna with pink to apricot salmon colored flowers. In zone #5 grown as a tender perennial.:(KAN-uh) :
Caryophyllaceae::Dianthus Siberian Blues, Amur Dianthus:Not really blue, but closer to blue than most other plants in the Dianthus genus.:(dye-AN-thus):
Primulaceae::Angie Orange:Vibrant orange flowers on a semi-trailing plant. :(a-NA-ga-lis):
Asteraceae::Blue Boy Batchlers Button:An old fashion Cottage garden plant with blue double flower.:(sen-TOR-ree-ah):
Malvaceae:malvaceae abutilon theophrasti:Velvetleaf, Butterprint, Piemaker:A tall growing plant that is considered a noxious weed in many areas.:(ab-YEW-tih-lon):rev 8.03.02 4.27.05
Liliaceae::Gold Star Dracaena:A colorful tough Dracaena with gold edged leaves.::
Bromeliaceae::Vella Guzmania:A small red bract colored Guzmania.::
Cupressaceae::Monterey Cypress Goldcrest, Lemon Cedar, Goldcrest Cypress:A medium sized, gold colored form of the much larger Monterey Cypress:(kuu-Pres-us):
Tamaricaceae::Pink Cascade Tamarix, Salt Cedar:A loose, open growing large shrub, small tree with wispy pink flowers starting in July.::
Liliaceae::Risky Business Hosta:Vigorous Hosta with a white center on the leaves that lasts throughout the growing season.::
Liliaceae::Hosta London Fog:Starts out a creamy white changing to a streaky variegation finally green.::
Lamiaceae:labiatae lavendual angustifolia munstead:Munstead Strain Lavender:An exceedingly versatile plant having many ornamental, decorative, culinary, cosmetic, aromatic and medicinal uses. A short plant with a narrow spread for the full sun well drained area of the garden.:(lav-AN-dew-lah) (an-gus-tee-FOH-lee-uh):8-5-01, 3.27.05
Ranunculaceae ::Anemone Serenade:A vigorous dark pink fall blooming Anemone.:(a-NEM-oh-nee):
Scrophulariaceae::Angelonia Angel Mist Series, Angelonia Angel Mist, Summer Snapdragon:A very florific, compact series of Summer Snapdragon. A tender perennial grown as an annual:(an-jel-O-nee-a)(an-gus-tih-FO-lee-a):09.08.05
Pinaceae::Baby Blue Eyes Spruce:Considered a semi-dwarf blue Spruce. :(PIE-see-a)(PUN-genz):
Onagraceae::Evening Primrose:A fast spreading perennial with bright yellow flowers.:(ee-no-THE-ra)(fru-Ti-cosa):
Aquifoliaceae:aquifoliacea ilex verticillata:Winterberry Holly:A medium to large shrub that tolerates wet areas. Produces ornamental red fruit on the female plant.::01.16.02 4.8.5
Lamiaceae ::Blue Wonder Catmint:A compact growing Catmint with blue flowers.:(NEP-eh-tuh)(fah-SEN-ee-eye):
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
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):
Solanaceae::Ornamental Peppers:A general listing of different Ornamental Pepper plants grown for their ornamental fruit. Most fruit exude "Fire".:(KAP-sih-kum):
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. ::
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):
Ranunculaceae::Double Thrills Pasque Flower:A double form of the Pasque flower.::
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):
Poaceae::Pygmy Bamboo:A dwarf green Bamboo.:(plee-o-blast-us)(pig-MAY-us) :
Caryophyllaceae::Green Ball Dianthus:The flower looks like a ball of green moss. :(die-AN-thus)(bar-BAY-tus):
Poaceae::River Mist Northern Sea Oats:A variegated cultivar of the Northern Sea Oats.:(kas-MAN-thee-um)(lat-i-FOL-ee-um):
Rosaceae ::Flowering Almound, Double Flowering Plum:Double pink flowers early in the spring on a medium sized single stemmed shrub.:(PRUU-nus):
Saxifragaceae::Astilbe Peach Blossum:A tall Astilbe with salmon pink flowers.:(ah-STIL-bee):
Polemoniaceae ::Emerald Blue Creeping Phlox:A low growing ground cover perennial with moss-like foliage and blue flowers in May.::
: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
Rosaceae::Cutleaf Stephanandra:A graceful shrub with arching branches.:(stef-a-NAN-dra)(in-SI-za):03.30.06
Pinaceae:pinaceae picea glauca rainbows end:Rainbows End Dwarf White Spruce:A dwarf spruce with a bright yellow early spring new growth followed with another creamy yellow flush in mid summer.:(PI-see-AH)(glaw-cah):5.6.05
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):
Crassulaceae::Sedum Adolphii, Golden Sedum:A trailing plant or ground cover that needs maximum sunlight to bring out the foliage color.::
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
Crassulaceae::Little Gem:A neat compact little succulent plant. Needs full sun and watch the watering.::
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):
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):
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) :
Magnoliaceae::Sunsation Magnolia:A yellow Magnolia that blooms late avoiding late frosts.:(mag-NO-li-ah):
Cupressaceae ::Juniperus virginiana creba:A slender growing botanical variety of the more common Red Cedar.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(ver-jin-ee-A-na):8.02.05
Scrophulariaceae::Golden Pearls Bocopa:A golden/yellow foliage version of Bocopa.:(SOO-ter-uh):
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
Boraginaceae::Blue Bedder Echium, Vipers Bugloss,:Produces an inflorescence with masses of intense blue flowers. Listed as a biennial and annual.:(EK-ee-um)(plan-ta-gi-NEE-um):
Asteraceae ::Argyranthemum Madeira:A free flowering series of Agyranthemum in a wide range of colors.:(ar-ji-RAN-the-mum)(froo-TESS-enz).:
Cannaceae:cannaceae canna x generalis tropicana:Canna lily Tropicana:A Canna with multicolored foliage plus large orange flowers.::11-12-01 4.12.05
Asteraceae::Crystal Ice Licorice Plant:Very similar to the more common Heilichrysum Icycle, but supposedly more silvery:(he-lee-KRIS-um (than-SHAN-ih-kum):
Begoniaceae ::Rhizomatous Begonia:A large diverse group of Begonias that produce a thick rhizome, have diverse foliage patterns, shapes and many produce large flushes of flowers.:(be-GON-yuh)(rye-ZOMM-us-tuss):
Hydrangeaceae ::Incrediball Hydrangea:Reported to be an improvement over Annibella with larger mophead of flowers and stronger stems. If you have ever grown Hydrangea Annibella (hasn't everyone) you have witnessed the bending of the stems from the weight of the flowers especially after a rain.::
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
Cupressaceae::Haverbeck Common Juniper::(juu-NIP-er-us)(kom-MEW-nis):
Campanulaceae:campanulaceae platycodon grandiflorus:Mariesii Balloon Flower:The swelling of the flower buds before they open give this plant a special appeal. Grows best in full sun.:(plat-ee-KO-don) (gran-dih-FLOR-us):4.12.05
Asteraceae::Bolero Chrysanthemum:A hardy Mum with golden yellow flowers.::
Asteraceae:asteraceae argyranthemum frutescens harvest snow:Argyranthemum Harvest Snow:A cold tolerant plant that produces lots of small white daisy-like flowers on trailing stems.:(ar-ji-RAN-the-mum)(froo-TESS-enz):11.06.03 4.9.5
Malvaceae::Nigra Hollyhock:A classic Hollyhock with dark maroon almost black single flowers.:(al-SEE-a)(Ro-see-a):
Rosaceae ::Lavender Dream Rose:A busy arching, medium size shrub rose with semi-double lavender-pink flowers.::03.30.06
Hydrangeaceae ::Hydrangea Snow queen:A compact Oak Leaf Hydrangea with large white flowers and great fall colors.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(kwer-se-FOH-lee-uh):
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
Pinaceae::Green Colorado Spruce, Spruce:A green version of the more popular Colorado Blue Spruce.:(PY-see-uh)(PUN-gens):
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):
Begoniaceae ::Trout-leaf Begonia, Trout Begonia, Mini Angel wing Begonia:An angel wing begonia with small leaves.:(be-GON-yuh):
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. ::
Cupressaceae::Fairview Juniper:A fast growing upright Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
Magnoliaceae::Spring Snow Magnolia:A white flowering Magnolia.:(mag-NO-li-ah)(LEEB-ner-eye):
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::Double Scoop series of Coneflowers:A series of Coneflower with double flowers.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah):
Cyperaceae::Appalachia Sedge:A fine textured, clump forming native Sedge.:(KAIR-ex):
Rubiaceae:rubiaceae cephalanthus occidentalis:Buttonbush, Common Buttonbush, Button-willow, Honey-bells:A plant that likes moist areas and has an unusual button-like flower.:(sef-uh-LAN-thus)(ok-sih-den-TAY-liss):5.27.05
Lamiaceae::Golden Delicious Salvia:A yellow foliage Salvia with red flowers.::
Asteraceae::Fever Few, Matricaria:Produces a large amount of small white daisy-like flowers with a yellow center.:(tan-a-SEE-tum)(par-THE-ni-um):
Ranunculaceae::Clematis viticella group, Virginas Bower:A group of Clematis with bell shaped nodding flowers that are hardy and easy to grow.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
Cupressaceae::Buffalo Juniper:A low growing ground cover type Juniper with green foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us):
Rosaceae::Martha's Vineland shrub Rose:A shrub rose with bright crimson flowers.::
Caprifoliaceae ::Carnaval Weigela:A compact Weigela with red, white and pink flowers.:(wye-GEE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):
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
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::Huron Solstice Switch Grass:A Switch grass cultivar with foliage that takes on a dark purplish color in late summer.:(PAN-ih-kum)(veer-GAH-tum):
Acanthaceae::Crossandra Topic Flame, Firecracker Flower Tropic Flame:A tropical shrub with bright orange flowers.::
Lamiaceae :labiatae ajuga reptans:Ajuga, Bugle Weed, Carpet Bugle:A low growing, mat forming ground cover. Best grown in semi-shaded areas of the garden that are not exposed to drying winter winds.:(a-JOO-guh)(REP-tans):12.30.01, 6.2.02 4.19.05
Asteraceae:asteraceae leucanthemum becky:Shasta Daisy Becky:One of the best Shasta Daisy's available for the perennial gardens. Becky was given the 2003 Perennial Plant of the Year award from the Perennial Plant Association.::4.10.5
Convolvulaceae:convolvulaceae ipomea 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
Papaveraceae::Cheerio Poppy:A blushed pink poppy with reddish center markings.:(pa-PA-ver):
Rosaceae::Silverweed:A creeping wild flower found growing on beaches.::
Aceraceae::Greencolumn Maple:A broad columnar Maple with golden yellow fall foliage.:(AY-ser)(sack-AR-rum):
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
Euphorbiaceae::Euphorbia Diamond Frost:Creates a mass of white flowers reminiscent of Baby's Breath. Heat, full sun and drought tolerant. A tender perennial grown as an annual.:(yew-FOR-bee-ah):
Poaceae::Fubuki Japanese Forest Grass:A cultivar of the Japanese Forest grass with variegated leaves.:(hah-koh-neh-KLOH-ah)(MAK-rah):
Oleaceae::Charles Sargent Lilac:A Lilac with double bluish flowers.:(si-RING-A)(vul-GAR-is):
Ericaceae::Milestone Rhododendron:A small leaf Rhododendron loaded with deep pink flowers in the early spring.:(roh-do-DEN-dron):
Gesneriaceae:gesneriaceae episcia hybrid chocolate soldier:Episcia Chocolate Soldier:A relatively difficult plant to grow requiring a warm temperature and above average humidity.:(ee-PISH-ee-ah):4.18.05
Poaceae::Adagio Miscanthus, Adagio Japanese Silver Grass:A shorter form of Miscanthus reaching about 5 feet.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
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
Malvaceae::Mallow, French Hollyhock :A short lived annual or perennial that will refill your garden with many volunteer plants.::
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):
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):
Poaceae::June Grass, Prairie June Grass:A tough, low growing cool season grass.:(koh-LAIR-ee-ah)(mah-KRAN-than):
Juncaceae::Soft Rush, Common Rush:A native Rush (Juncus) found in wet sites.:(JUN-kus):
Rosaceae::Princess Kay Cherry:A double flowering plum.:(PRU-nus)(n-EYE-gra):
Aceraceae ::Northfire Maple :A selection of Red Maple with good branching habit and a superior fall color:(AY-ser)(ROO-brum):11.25.05
Asteraceae ::Woodland Sunflower, Pale Woodland Sunflower:A tall sunflower found growing in edges of woodlands and woodland openings.:(HE-li-an-thus):
Rosaceae::Autumn Glory Ornamental Carb:A small to medium Ornamental Crab with white flowers and red orange fruit.::
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Violaceae::Painted Porcelain Viola::(vi-O-la):
Araliaceae:araliaceae hedera helix birds foot:Birds Foot English Ivy:This section contains pictures of named English Ivy cultivars that have thinner pointed leaves. These are called the Birds Foot Ivy.:(Head-er-ah)(HEE-licks):4.9.5
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):
Rosaceae::Camelot Ornamental Crab:A small Ornamental Crab red buds opening to fuchsia white flowers. Part of the Round Table series of Ornamental Crab trees.::
Poaceae::Korean Feather Reed Grass, Diamond Grass, Foxtail Feather Reed Grass:A slow spreading clumping grass that can tolerate some shade.:(ka-la-mo-GROSS-tis):
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
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
Ranunculaceae::Helios Clematis:A Clematis with yellow nodding flowers.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
Aceraceae::Jade Glenn Maple:An improved cultivar of the Norway Maple.:(A-sir)(plat-an-OI-dez):
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
Saxifragaceae::Heuchera Encore, Encore Coralbells:A compact Heuchera white flowers.:(HEW-ker-ah):
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.::
Malvaceae::Hardy Hibiscus cultivars:This section contains images of hardy Hibiscus cultivars.::
Euphorbiaceae::Variegated Corncob Plant, Variegated Corncob Euphorbia, Indian Corncob:A small succulent whose entire stem can be totally variegated. Not as strong of grower as the non-variegated Corncob Plant.:(yoo-FOR-bee-uh):03.01.06
Crassulaceae:crassulaceae crassula arborescence:Tree Jade, Silver Dollar Plant:An easy to grow, large leaf relative of the Jade. Needs full sun and should be grown on the dry side.::5.15.05
Liliaceae::Gold Daylily:This section contains gold flowering Daylilies.::
Asteraceae:asteraceae osteospermum:Cape Daisy, South African Daisy:A free flowering plant that enjoys cool evenings.::07.11.03 4.10.5
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.::
Rosaceae::Texas Scarlet Flowering Quince:A reddish Flowering Quince.:(kee-NOM-e-lez):
Ranunculaceae::Clematis Etoile Violette:Dark purple, semi nodding flowers on a deciduous vine. A member of the Viticella group.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
Boraginaceae::Simply Scentsational Heliotrope:A Heliotrope with lavender flowers and yellow throats.:(hee-li-oo-TROP-i-um)(ar-bo-RES-enz):
Cupressaceae::Sky High Juniper:A vertical Juniper with blush foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us):
Verbenaceae::Caryopteris First Choice, First Choice Blue Beard:A small shrub with dark purple flowers in late summer to early fall.:(kar-i-OP-ter-is)(klan-do-NEN-sis):12.20.05
Verbenaceae::Lucky Red Hot Lantana:An improved Lantana being more compact.:(lan-TAN-ah):
Poaceae::Miniature Bamboo:A dwarf plant needing a warm, bright and above average humidity to grow. Although called a bamboo it is really a dwarf bunching grass. Can be used as an indoor foliage plant.:(po-gon-AY-ther-um):
Caprifoliaceae::Spice Island Korean Spice Viburnum:A compact from of the Korean Spice Viburnum.:(vy-BURN-um)(kar-LESS-ee-eye):
Taxodiaceae::Flushing Yew:A slender form of the Yew.:(TAX-us):
Liliaceae::Hosta Lemon Lime:A fast growing shorter Hosta with greenish gold leaves.::
Taxodiaceae:taxodiaceae taxus gold tip yew:Gold Tip Yew:A Yew with bright gold tips in the spring.:(TAKS-us):07.28.03 6.25.05
Saxifragaceae::Bergenia Photo Album:A photo album of different cultivars of Bergenia.::04.30.05
Asclepiadaceae::Hello Yellow Butterfly Weed:A yellow cultivated variety of the native brilliant orange Butterfly weed:(as-KLEE-pi-as)(tuu-be-ROW-sa):
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
Campanulaceae::Campanula Odessa:A cultivar of Campanula glomerata with upright light violet flowers.:(kam-PAN-u-la)(GLOM-er-ah-ta):
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
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
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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
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
Betulaceae::Gray Birch, Old Field Birch, Popular Birch, Poverty Birch:A native Birch tree that tolerates the poorest of soils.:(Bet-u-lah)(pop-uu-li-FO-lia):
Poaceae::Northern Lights Tufted Hairgrass:A variegated form of Hair Grass.:(deh-SHAMP-see-ah)(ses-pih-TOH-sah):
Saxifragaceae::Lime Marmalade Coralbells, Lime Marmalade Heuchera:A lime colored coral bells with ruffled leaves:(HEW-ker-ah):
Hydrangeaceae ::Little Honey Oakleaf Hydrangea:A Hydrangea with bright yellow foliage in the summer.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(kwer-se-FOH-lee-uh):
Poaceae::Gold Meadow Foxtail :Forms tufted gold mounds of yellow variegated leaves.:(al-o-PEK-u-rus)(prah-TEN-sis):
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
Cupressaceae::Gold Thread False Cypress:A medium size False Cypress with golden thread-like foliage.:(kam-e-SIP-a-ris):
Crassulaceae:crassulaceae sedum kamtschaticum v middendorffianum:Sedum middendorffianum, Middendorf Stonecrop:A delicate member of the Sedum kamtschaticum group.::4.4.5
Crassulaceae::Chocolate Ball Sedum:Forms a 2-3 inch, slightly mounding mat of 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
Saxifragaceae::Fireworks Coral Bells, Fireworks Heuchera:A small clumping Heuchera with bronze foliage and lots of light pink flowers:(HEW-ker-ah):
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):
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
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):
Lamiaceae::Plectranthus Heigh Ho Silver:A cascading silver leaf Plectranthus. Mixes well in large containers.:(plec-TRAN-thus):
Scrophulariaceae::Straw Foxglove, Yellow Foxglove:A true perennial Foxglove with pale yellow flowers.:(dij-i-TAL-lis)(loo-TEA-ah):
Agavaceae::Artichoke Agave, Dwarf Artichoke Agave:A beautiful bluish colored Agave forming stubby rosette of leaves.:(a-GAH-vee)(PAIR-ree-eye):
Liliaceae::Hosta Tokudama Aureonebulosa:A medium-sized Hosta with heavy corrugated blue-green leaves with a gold irregular center.::
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):
Caryophyllaceae::Golden Pearlwort, Scotch Moss:Moss-like foliage yellow to chartreuse in the spring and fall.:(sa-JI-na)(sub-U-la-ta):
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.::
Cupressaceae ::Sunkist Arborvitae:A pyramidal Arborvitae with orange to yellow branch tips. Color changes with the season.:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):
Anacardiaceae:anacardiaceae cotinus obovatus:American Smoke Tree, Chittamwood:A large shrub or small tree with puffy smoke-like flowers.:(ko-TI-nus)(ob-oh-VA-tus):4.8.5
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
Verbenaceae ::Verbena Superbena :A Verbena with a large colorful flowers. ::
:mixed garden scenes bulbs sherwood circle::A series of slides of my private garden::4.7.5
Brassicaceae:brassicaceae barbarea vulgaris:Winter Cress, Yellow Rocket:The bright yellow flowers of this early blooming plant are very noticeable in the early spring landscape. It is a short lived perennial or biennial and is found growing just about anywhere.::5.25.02, 6.22.02 4.12.5
Cupressaceae ::Hoseri Arborvitae:A dwarf globular Arborvitae.:(Thoo-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis) :
Campanulaceae ::Birch Hybrid Campanula:A vigorous grower forming spreading mats. Good for walls and crevices. :(kam-PAN-yew-la):
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
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
Asteraceae::Japanese Aster, Aster savatieri:A not very common Aster-like plant.::
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
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):
Agavaceae::Yucca Color Guard:A Yucca cultivar with yellow striped leaves that hold up throughout the entire summer.::03.30.06
Liliaceae::Mrs R O Backhouse Martagon Lily:A Martagon Lily with dozens of pendulous straw yellow flowers.::
Poaceae::Tara Prairie Drop Seed, Compact Prairie Drop Seed:A compact selection of Prairie Drop Seed.:(spoor-OB-oh-lus):
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):
Agavaceae:agavaceae agave victoriae-reginae:Agave Victoria, Queen Agavae:A slow growing succulent plant for the bright to direct sun areas of the interior.:(a-GAH-vee):rev 08.15.02 4.7.5
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
Rutaceae:rutaceae zanthoxylum americanum:Prickly Ash, Toothache Tree, Wait-abit, Sting Tongue, Hercules Club :A large shrub or small tree. Most parts of the plant have a lemon-like odor. Basically a native plant and not used much in the landscape.::11.25.03 5.27.05
Gentianaceae: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
Euphorbiaceae::Euphorbia Efanthia:A bushy Euphorbia with yellow-green bracts and green foliage changing to burgundy tones in the cooler weather.::
Liliaceae:liliaceae tulipa multiflowering:Multiflowering Tulips:This group is sometimes called bunch-flowering tulips, because each stem of the plant will have 3-5 flowers. They are a mid-season blooming tulip.::03.21.03 4.27.05
Rosaceae::Princeton Snow Cloud Sargent Cherry:A white flowering Cherry tree.:(PRU-nus)(sar-jen-TEE-i):
Brassicaceae::Aubrieta:A low growing plant loaded with flowers in the spring.:(a-bri-EH-ah):
Hydrangeaceae::Ruby Hydrangea:The typical white Hydrangea but the flower morphs to a dark pink in the fall.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah):
Acanthaceae:bromeliaceae aechmea photo album:Hairy Wild Petunia:A good plant for rock gardens and dry well drained sites.::
Fumariaceae ::Ruby Mar Bleeding Heart:An hybrid of the Pacific Bleeding Heart.:(dy-SEN-truh)(for-MOH-suh):
Violaceae::Viola Ultima Morpho, Pansy Ultima Morpho:A Pansy with large blue and Gold flowers. :(VI-oh-la)(wit-rock-i-A-na):
Oleaceae::Lilac Sensation:A bi color with purple petals and a white edge.:(si-RING-gah)(vul-GAIR-iss):
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
Hydrangeaceae ::Variegated Lacecap Hydrangea:A Lacecap Hydrangea grown for it's variegated foliage:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(mack-row-FIL-ah):
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae geranium geraniums:Hardy Geraniums:The Cranesbills are your true Geraniums, easily hardy to Zone #5. Where as the red ones are "Pelargonium" from warmer, temperate climates and are not winter hardy to Zone #5. We have to go back over 250 years and blame Linnaeus for this confusion.::5.18.05
Scrophulariaceae::Angelonia Angel Face:A variety of Angelonia with an upright branching habit and a larger flower size. A tender perennial grown as an annual.:(an-jel-O-nee-a)(an-gus-tih-FO-lee-a):
Asteraceae::Zinnia Crystal series:A very floriferous Mexican type Zinnia an AAS winner.::
Caprifoliaceae ::Golden Leaf European Cranberry Bush:A yellow leaf form of the European Cranberrybush.::
Plumbaginaceae::Prickly Thift:A low growing plant good for rock gardens.:(ak-anth-oh-LY-mon):
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
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
Rosaceae::Madri Gras Rose:A floribunda rose with yellow flowers fading to pink. An All American Rose selection. ::
Rosaceae::Yellow Potentilla cultivars:Enter this section for information on yellow flowering Potentilla. ::5.16.05
Rosaceae::Double Flowering Sweet Cherry, Double Flowering Mazzard:A Sweet Cherry tree with double white flowers in dense clusters.:(PRUU-nus)(AA-vi-um):
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
Acanthaceae::Persian Shield:A plant grown for its iridescent foliage.:(strow-bil-LAN-thees)(die-er-ee-AA-nuss):4.7.5
Ericaceae::Aglo Rhododendron:A small leaf Rhododendron that has bright pink flowers.::
Poaceae:poaceae sporobolius heterolepis:Prairie Dropseed:A distinctive grass forming tufts of narrow leaves.:(spoor-OB-oh-lus):5.7.05
Rosaceae::Daphne Spirea:One of the smaller Spireas.:(sp-i-REE-a)(ja-PON-i-ka) (AL-pi-nah) :
Lamiaceae ::Plectranthus Marginatus:An upright Swedish Ivy with green variegated leaves.:(plek-RAN-thus)(FOR ster ii):02.16.06
Asteraceae::Bressingham Doubloon:A large growing Heliopsis with semi-double yellow flowers.:(hee-li-OP-sis)(hee-li-AN-thoi-deez):
Asteraceae::String of Bananas :A curiosity succulent plant with banana shaped leaves.::
Fabaceae::White Redbud:A white blooming form of Redbud.:(SER-cis)(kan-a-DEN-sis):
Liliaceae::I'm So Blue Hosta:A medium to large Hosta with cupped blue leaves.::
Convolvulaceae:convolvulaceae ipomea batatus margarite:Ornamental Sweet Potato Vine Margarita:A bright yellow, chartreuse colored Sweet Potato Vine. An older variety of Sweet Potato Vine. :(ih-po-MEE-ah):
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):
Amaranthaceae::Cramer's Lemon Lime Celosia :A crested type of Celosia with flowers ranging from lime green to yellow.:(sel-OH-see-ah):
Taxodiaceae ::Beanpole Yew, Bean Pole Yew, Columnar Yew:A narrow columnar form of the Yew.:(TAKS-us):
Fabaceae::Indigo bush Amorpha, Indigo bush, Bastard indigo:A deciduous shrub with purple flowers.:(a-MOR-fa)(froo-tih-KOH-suh):
Scrophulariaceae::Shooting Stars Nemesia:A Nemesia with very exotic fragrant flowers. Claire Woods of Annie's Annuals and Perennials describes the flower to "looking more punk-rock Muppet than astronomical, the flower-faces have purple lipstick and a serious Mohawk".:(ne-MEE-see-uh)(kye-RAN-thus):
Berberidaceae:berberidaceae berberis thunbergi atropupurea rosey glow:Rosy Glow Barberry:A medium size thorny shrub with red to purple colored foliage. The new growth has a very interests pink mottling.:(Ber-ber-is)(thun-BER-jee-a):4.11.05
Ericaceae::Northern Lights Rhododendron:A cultivar of the Northern Lights series with ::
Cactaceae::Plains Prickly Pear, Twist Spine Prickly Pear:A Cactus that is hardy to zone #5. :(oh-PUN-shee-uh):
Campanulaceae::Tan Line Lobelia:A hardy gold leaf red flowering Lobelia.::
Aceraceae::Fassens Black Maple:A Norway Maple cultivar with dark leaves similar to Crimson King.:(A-sir)(plat-an-OI-dez):
Saxifragaceae::Red Light Astilbe:An Astilbe with red flowers.:(ah-STIL-bee):
Asteraceae::Cupid's Dart, Cupids Dart:A short lived perennial with blue flower.:(kat-a-NAN-ke)(se-RU-lee-ah):
Salicaceae ::Golden Curls Willow:A large shrub to a small tree with twisted stems and leaves.:(SAY-liks)(mat-sue-DAY-na):
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
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.::
Anacardiaceae::Grace Smoke Bush:A Smoke bush cultivar with massive panicles of pink flowers.:(ko-TI-nus)(ko-GIG-ri-a):
Apiaceae::Eryngium Jade Frost, Jade Frost Sea Holly, Jade Frost Dwarf Sea Holly:A striking perennial with a blue colored flower and flower parts plus the variegated foliage.:(e-RIN-ji-um):
Ranunculaceae::Red and Pink Tree Peony:Peony that grow on woody stems and do not die back to the ground like herbaceous Peony.::
Piperaceae::Pinchusion Peperomia:Thick succulent stems with bean shaped light green leaves.:(pep-er-ROH-mee-uh):
Saxifragaceae::Avalanche Astilbe:An Astilbe with white flowers :(ah-STIL-bee):
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
Pinaceae::Hemlock, Canadian Hemlock:One of the few shade tolerate coniferous trees.:(TSUU-ga)(can-ah-DEN-sis):
Asteraceae::Benary Giants Zinnia:A tall Zinnia with fully double flowers in a wide range of colors.::
Rosaceae::Sunrise Sunset Rose:Part of the Easy Elegance series of Roses with semi-double pink with apricot blend flowers.::
Ginkgoaceae::Fairmont Ginkgo:A large upright pyramidal tree.:(GINK-go)(bi-LO-baa):
Scrophulariaceae::Veronica Crater Lake Blue:A Veronica with intense blue flowers:(ve-RON-i-ca)()(TEWK-ree-um):
Liliaceae::Gold Crown Hosta, Hosta Fortunei Marginata, Gold-Edged Plantain Lily:A heirloom Hosta with green foliage and gold yellow to yellow margins.::
Asteraceae::China Aster:A good annual for cut flowers.::
Poaceae ::Big Daddy Blue Stem:A new cultivar of Big Blue Stem introduced by Neil Diboll of Prairie Nursery.:(an-droh-POH-gon)(jer-Ar-dee-eye):
Asteraceae: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
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):
Caprifoliaceae::Magic Berry Snowberry:A hybrid Snowberry with clusters of rose-lilac fruit. :(sim-fo-ri-KAR-pos)(dor-en-BO-see-i):
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):
Asteraceae::Tassel Flower Irish Poet:Produces small tassel-like orange flowers on long wiry stems.:(e-MEE-lee-a)((juh-VAHN-ih-kuh)):
Hydrangeaceae::Limelight Hydrangea:An unusual Hydrangea with panicles of lime green flowers changing to white:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
Aceraceae::Armstrong Maple:A large broadly columnar Maple:(AY-ser):
Aquifoliaceae ::Red Sprite Winterberry:::
Rosaceae::Profusion Flowering Crab:An upright mounding 20 foot tree with deep rose colored flowers.::
Lamiaceae ::Salvia Rose Queen:A perennial with rosy pink flowers.::
Geraniaceae::Glenluce Geranium:A Geranium sanguieum cultivar with clear light pink flowers.:(jer-AY-nee-um)(san-GWIN-ee-um) :
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
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):
Ericaceae::Japanese Rhododendron:A species Rhododendron that is hardy to zone #5.:(roh-doe-DEN-dron)(jah-PON-i-cum):
Aceraceae ::Cutleaf Maple, Cutleaf Silver Maple:A selection of the Silver Maple with deeply cut lobes.::
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
Caprifoliaceae::Guincho Purple Elderberry:An improved form of the purple leaf Sambucus.:(sam-BOO-kus)(NY-grah):
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
Rosaceae::Rubriflora Flowering Quince:A single red flowering Flowering Quince.:(kee-NOM-e-lez):
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
Malvaceae::Novella Rose Tree Mallow:A dwarf, early flowering flower with bright rose blooms on compact plants. A tender perennial grown as an annual.:(la-VAT-er-a):
Dryopteridaceae::Japanese Fern:This is the wild Japanese fern. Lesser know than the cultivars of Japanese Painted Fern.:(uh-THEE-ree-um):
Cornaceae:cornaceae cornus racemosa:Gray Twig Dogwood:A medium to tall, wide spreading native shrub.::06.17.02 5.15.05
Cupressaceae::Sherwood Frost Arborvitae, White Tip Arborvitae:An Arborvitae with cream white tips of branches changing golden in winter.:(THOO-yuh) (ok-sih-den-TAY-liss):
Asteraceae::Blue Chalk Sticks:An interesting succulent plant with bright blue cylindrical stems.::
Asteraceae::Coreopsis Bengal Tiger:A Coreopsis verticillata hybrid similar to Route 66 but more compact and mildew resistant.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Buxaceae:buxaceae pachysandra procumbens:Alleghany Pachysandra, Alleghany Spurge:A not often used relative of the more common Pachysandra terminalis. A good deciduous to semi-evergreen ground cover for the shaded areas of the landscape::4.12.05
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):
Grossulariaceae:grossulariaceae ribes alpinium green mound:Green Mound Alpine Current:A good small shrub grown for its foliage and not flowers and fruit.:(RI-bez)(al-PIE-num):11.29.03 4.18.05
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):
Pinaceae::Mops Mugo Pine:A dwarf form of the Mugo Pine.::
Cyperaceae ::Variegated Palm Sedge:Resembles a small palm tree with a clear yellow border around the leaves.:(KAIR-ex)(mus-king-goo-MEN-sis):
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
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
Vitaceae::Arbian Wax Ivy, American Wax Cissus:A fast growing vine tolerant of dry hot places.:(SISS-us):01.25.06
Rosaceae:rosaceae aruncus dioicus:Goat's Beard:One of the larger growing shade tolerant plants.:goats beard:rev 01.23.03 5.14.05
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):
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):
Ranunculaceae::Fremont's Leather Flower, Fremont's Crowfoot:A non climbing Clematis with nodding bell shaped flowers. Grows best in well drained soils such as in rock gardens.::
Lamiaceae::Silver Thyme:A small Thyme with a white edged leaves. Tolerates dryness once established.:(THI-mus)(vul-GA-ris):
Lamiaceae::Balm-leaved Archangel, Balm-Leaved Red Deadnettle:A good tall Lamium for the shade areas. Received a 4 out of 5 rating at the Chicago Botanic Gardens Lamium trials.:(LAY-mee-um)(or-VAH-luh):
Fabaceae::Pauline Lily Redbud:A light pink colored Redbud.:(SER-cis)(kan-a-DEN-sis):
Saxifragaceae::Gloria Purpurea Astillbe:A light purple/rose colored Astilbe.:(ah-STIL-bee):
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
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):
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
Liliaceae::Erythronium Pagoda:Yellow pendent lily-like flowers on 12 inch stalks.::
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
Lamiaceae::Agastache Acapulco Series::(ah-gas-TAH-kee):02.03.06
Araceae::Washington Palm, Fan Palm:A very tall growing palm used as large landscape palms in the warmer hardiness zones.::
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):
Apiaceae::Great Angelica:A large native plant found growing in moist areas.::5.16.05
Caprifoliaceae::Linearis Thread Leaf Elderberry:A green leaf form of Sambucus nigra with finely cut leaves.:(sam-BOO-kus)(NY-grah):
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
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):
Brassicaceae::Lemon Zest Wallflower:A Wallflower with bright yellow flowers. A good companion for Pansies.:(e-RIH-sih-mum):
Campanulaceae::Brook Lobelia, Fen Lobelia, Bog Lobelia:A small blue flowering Lobelia native to moist sites.::
Fabaceae:fadaceae robinia pseudoacacia:Frisia Back Locust, Frisia Common Locust:A yellow foliage form of the Common Black Locust:(roe-BIN-nee-uh)(sue-doe-uh-KAY-shuh):5.18.05
Magnoliaceae::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):
Iridaceae:iridaceae iris cristata:Iris cristata:A beardless rhizomatous Iris.:(EYE-riss)(kris-TAY-tah):4.19.05
Saxifragaceae::Running Tapestry Foam Flower:A good ground cover for the shaded moist garden.::
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
Papaveraceae::Double Greater Celadine:A double version of the Greater Celadine.:(kel-ee-DON-ee-um)(MAY-jus):
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
Asteraceae::Phantom Eupatorium, Phantom Joe Pye Weed:A compact Eupatorium with wine red to burgundy flowers.:(yew-pah-TOH-ri-um):
Rosaceae::Jackii Siberian Crabapple:A very hardy Apple tree with white flowers and small fruit.::
Asteraceae::Achillea Schwellenburg:Has the deep gold flowers of Coronation Gold, plus the silver ferny foliage of Moonshine.::
Malvaceae::Bali Rose of Sharon:A good medium size late blooming shrub.:(hi-BIS-kus)(seer-ee-AK-us):
Pinaceae:pinaceae abies balsamea nana:Dwarf Balasm Fir:A slow growing flat topped Dwarf Conifer:(A-bez)(bal-SA-me-a):5.1.05
Fumariaceae:fumariaceae dicentra cucullaria:Dutchman's Breeches:A beautiful spring blooming ephemeral wildflower with a soft feathery appearance and the white to pale pink flowers hanging from a thin stalk add to the charm of this wild flower::5.11.02 5.18.05
Ranunculaceae::Helleborus, Lenten Rose:A very early blooming perennial. In zone #5 as early as mid March.::
Caprifoliaceae ::Onondaga Viburnum:A medium to large Viburnum with flowers opening with a trace of pink. The tinge of bronze in the leaves is another added feature. "A superior cultivar featuring both ornamental foliage and floral displays". (#214):(vy-BER-num)(sar-JEN-te-i):
Araceae ::Imperial Red Philodendron:A large self heading reddish Philodendron.::06.08.06
Rosaceae::Quince, Golden Apple Tree, Fruiting Quince Tree, Common Quince:A small wide spreading tree that produces an edible fruit.:(sigh-DOH-nee-uh)(ob-LON-guh):
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
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):
Tiliaceae::Whitnall Silver Basswood:The leaves are green above and tomentose below create an interesting affect when they are being moved by the wind.:(TIL-i-a)(toe-men-TOE-sa):
Scrophulariaceae ::Angelonia Serenity Series, Angelonia Serenity, Summer Snapdragon:A tender perennial grown as an annual in colder climates.:(angel-on-ee-a)(an-gus-tee-FOH-lee-uh):
Asteraceae::Dahlia Dahlietta:A dwarf compact series of Dahlia.::
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.::
Lamiaceae::Miss Manners Obedient Plant:A white flowering Obedient plant. Reported to be a non-spreading form of Physostegia.:(fi-so-STEE-ji-ah)(ver-jin-i-A-na):
Liliaceae ::Killarney Red Garkic:A rocambole type having white papery skin over reddish cloves.:(AL-ee-um):
Asteraceae::Dahlberg Daisy, Golden Fleece :Completely covered with yellow daisy-like flowers when in bloom. Either grown as an annual or short lived perennial. ::
Iridaceae::Fairy Iris, Large Wild Iris, Fortnight lily, African Iris, Butterfly Iris:A spreading, evergreen perennial native to South Africa.::12.10
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
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
Amaranthaceae::Thin Gold Alternanthera:A low growing Alternanthera with thin gold leaves.:(al-ter-NAN-the-ra):
Asteraceae::Mercury Rising Coreopsis:A red flowering Coreopsis. Part of the Coreopsis "Big Bang" series.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Plantaginaceae::Narrowleaf Plantain, Buckhorn Plantain, English Plantain, Narrowleaf Plantain, Ribwort Plantain, Ribleaf, buckhorn,Lamb's Tongue:A common perennial weed growing in the lawn or disturbed areas.::
Cornaceae::Prairie Fire Dogwood:This Dogwood has yellow foliage and colored stems.:(KOR-nus)(AL-ba):
Cupressaceae::Zmatlik Arborvitae:A compact columnar Arborvitae with deep green ruffled foliage.::
Fagaceae:fagaceae quercus robur fastigiata:Columnar English Oak:A narrow, slow growing Oak tree.::5.18.05
Cupressaceae ::Lime Grow Juniper:A medium size Juniper with bright yellow foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us) (hor-i-zon-TA-lis:
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):
Ranunculaceae::WInky series Columbine::(ack-wi-LEE-gee-a):
Liliaceae::Hosta Sagae:A medium to large vase shaped Hosta.:(sa-GAY):
Scrophulariaceae::Orange Flirtation Twin Spur:A true orange flower on compact plants.:(dy-ASS-ee-uh):
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
Begoniaceae ::Begonia echinosepala:A bushy Begonia with attractive leaves and white flowers.:(be-GON-yuh):
Convolvulaceae::Illusion series of Sweet Potato Vine:A series of Sweet Potato plants..:(ip-oh-MEE-a)(ba-TAT-as):
Poaceae::Scotland Tufted Hairgrass:A cultivar of the Tufted Hairgrass.:(deh-SHAMP-see-ah)(ses-pih-TOH-sah):
Portulacaceae ::Sundial Tropical Fruit mix:A series of Moss rose with double flowers.:(por-chew-LACK-a):
::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"::
Cruciferae:cruciferae arabis caucasica:Rock Cress:A low growing perennial with an abundance of white flowers in the early spring.::11.29.03 5.15.05
Rosaceae::Abbotswood Potentilla:One of the better white flowering Potentilla.:(po-ten-TIL-a)(fro-ti-KO-sa):
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
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):
Lamiaceae::Bergamo Monarda:A new Monardra with improved mildew resistance and a bi colored flower. Grown as an annual.::
Balsaminaceae ::Impatiens Photo Album:A collection of different named Impatient cultivars.::
Hydrangeaceae::Hydrangea Lemon Daddy:A vigorous lemon-yellow foliage Hydrangea.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(mack-row-FIL-ah):
Primulaceae ::Cortusa-leaved Primula:::
Rosaceae::Apple Service Berry:A small tree with white flowers before the leaves followed by edible fruit.:(am-e-LANG-key-er):
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.::
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.::
Labiatae::Grand Mum Monarda, Grand Mum Bee Balm:A compact pink flowering Monarda.:(mo-NAR-da):
Solanaceae:solanaceae nicotiana sylvestris:Nicotiana sylvestris, White Shooting Star:A very tall annual with large white flowers.:(ni-ko-shee-AN-a):07.23.03 6.24.05
Rosaceae: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
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
Amaranthaceae::Royal Red Tapestry Alternanthera:A tender perennial grown as a annual in the colder areas. Can be used as a spiller and filler in containers. Easy to over winter indoor:(al-ter-NAN-the-ra):
Asteraceae::Leaf Lettuce:Grown as a early season salad crop all over the world. Best grown early in the cool temperatures.::
Plantaginaceae::Penstemon smallii, Smalls Penstemon:A short lived perennial with orchid to red violet flowers. Good for full sun, drier spots.::
Aceraceae::Norwegian Sunset Maple:A small rounded Maple with good fall color. Has combined the traits of Norway and Shantung Maple.:(A-sir)(trun-KA-tum):
Lamiaceae:lamiaceae salvia farinacea victoria:Salvia Victoria:A medium size annual with spikes of violet-blue flowers.:(SAL-vee-a)(fa-rih-NAY-see-a):4.22.05
Iridaceae::Lucerne Blue Eyed Grass:A short lived perennials with purple flowers and yellow eyes.:(si-see-RING-kee-um):
Scrophulariaceae:scorphulariaceae hebe:Hebe:A tropical evergreen shrub that is a good patio plant and indoor foliage plant.::6.24.05
Liliaceae::Lilium speciosum rubrum:A heirlooom lily with large fragrant flowers.::
Dipsacaceae::Beaujolais Bonnets Pin Cushion:This Scabiosa has burgundy and red flowers on wiry stems.:(skay-bi-O-sa)(at-row-per-PU-ree):
Asteraceae::Aster Twilight:A cultivar of the native big leaf Aster with blue flowers.::
Loganiaceae::Lo and Behold Blue Chip Butterfly Bush:A compact Butterfly Bush that blooms continually through out the summer.:(bud-LEE-a):
Rosaceae:rosaceae aronia arbutifolia brilliantissima:Red Chokeberry:A tall medium spreading shrub that is loaded with white flowers in the spring, persistent red berries and brilliant red fall foliage. Grows in full to semi-shade conditions.:(ar-ROH-nee-uh):6.9.02 5.11.05
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):
Cornaceae::Cornus alba aurea:A large Dogwood with red stems and yellow foliage.:(KOR-nus)(AL-ba):
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
Lamiaceae ::Jean Davis Lavender,Munstead Pink, Nana Rosea:A pink to mauve colored lavender with grayish green foliage.:(lav-AN-dew-lah) (an-gus-tee-FOH-lee-uh):
Lamiaceae::Kermesinus Tea Thyme, Crimson Thyme, Pennsylvania Dutch tea thyme:A Thyme with bright magenta flowers.:(TY-muss)(pu-lee-guy-OY-des):
Asteraceae::Purple Fields Ageratum:An Ageratum with purple flowers:(a-jer-A-tum)(hew-so-nee-AH-num):
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Emperors Wave (Hylotelephium telephium):A new hybird plant from the Jelitto Seed Company of Germany.::
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
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
Bignoniaceae::Emerald Tree, China Doll, Serpent Tree:A shiny, glossy green leaf plant that can be difficult to grow.::1.12.05
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
Asteraceae::Zinnia cultivars:A group of annuals that seems to be moving back into popularity. The plants breeders are producing mildew resistant plants and many shorter compact varieties with a wide range of colors.:(zin-EE-a)(EL-e-genz):8.19.05
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
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Golden Teardrop:A ground hugging Sedum with lime green foliage.:(SEE-dum)(lin-AIR-ee):
Rosaceae::Variegated Kerria, White Edge Kerria:Variegated form of Kerria. Maybe the same as Keri japonica picta. :(KER-i-ah)(ja-PON-i-Ka):
Convolvulaceae:convolvulaceae ipomea batatas blackie:Sweet Potato Vine Blackie:A rapidly growing, bold, foliage plant. Very useful in pots by themselves or mixed with other annuals that can compete with their aggressive growth. This is an older variety of Sweet Potato Vine.:(ip-oh-MEE-a)(bat-TAT-as):5.16.05
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):
Asparagaceae:liliaceae cordyline indivisa:Spike, Spiked Dracaena, Mountain Cabbage-tree:A tropical plant that is commonly used in combination with flowering annuals in outdoor pots and sometimes in gardens. It provides a vertical form for the combinations. An extremely tough plant.:(kor-dil-LYE-nee):12.14.0 4.22.05
Rosaceae::Cameo Flowering Quince:A double peach flowering Flowering Quince.:(kee-NOM-e-lez)(ja-PON-i-ka):
Boraginaceae::Tower of Jewels:A tall plant with dark pink to red flowers on a large inflorescence.::
::Garden with annuals:Images of annual gardens.::
Caryophyllaceae::Dianthus Spring Beauty:A group of hardy heirloom Dianthus.:(dy-AN-thus)(ploo-MAH-ree-us):
Liliaceae::Sherborne Swift Hosta:A small to medium Hosta with blue leaves.::
Lamiaceae::White Creeping Thyme:An unusual form of Creeping Thyme with white flowers.:(TY-mus)(pray-koks):
Liliaceae::Hosta Pauls Glory:Paul's Glory is a large mounding plant having gold centered leaves with green margins.::
Convolvulaceae::Blue Star Morning Glory:A fast growing annual vine with true blue flowers.::
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
Cucurbitaceae::Wild Cucumber, Balsam Apple, Mock Apple:An annual herbaceous vine producing a spiky fruit vaguely resembling a cucumber. A creeping or climbing vine.::
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
Scrophulariaceae::Black Prince Snapdragon:A Snapdragon with deep crimson flowers.:(an-tih-RI-num)(MAY-jus):
Pinaceae::Blue Nest Spruce:A dwarf slow growing Black Spruce with bluish foliage.:(PY-see-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):
Verbenaceae ::Caryopteris Snow Fairy:A selection of Caryopteris grown mainly for its variegated foliage.::
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) :
Pinaceae::Weeping Canadian Hemlock:A weeping cultivar of Canadian Hemlock. Can be staked to the desired height.::
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
Cupressaceae:cupressaceae juniperus sabina broadmore:Broadmoor Juniper:A low growing wide spreading shrub for the full sun. It retains its green foliage throughout the entire growing season.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(sa-BEE-na):5.15.05
Caryophyllaceae ::Pink Fairy Baby's Breath:A pink flowering version of Bristol Fairy.:(gyp-SOFF-ill-un)(pa-nik-ew-LAY-ta):
Berberidaceae::Secret Arrow Epimedium, Secret Arrow Barrowwort:An interesting Epimedium with bronzy foliage in spring and fall.:(epi-MEE-dee-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):
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):
Tropaelolaceae:tropaelolaceae tropaeolum majus:Nasturtium:A heirloom, edible plant that should be used more in today's annual gardens. Needs at least 1/2 day of sun.:(troo-PEE-oo-lum)(MA-jus):7.3.05
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
Cupressaceae ::Blue Forest Juniper:The branches grow upright resembling a miniature forest.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(sa-BEE-na):01.30.05
Malvaceae ::Rose of Sharon Minerva:A large shrub with lavender flowers late in the blooming season.::
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):
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):
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
Caprifoliaceae ::Weigela Canary:A yellow flowering Weigela.:(wie-GE-la0(sub-SES-i-lis):
Asteraceae::Ruby Star Coneflower, Rubenstern Coneflower:An improved Magnus with sturdy stems and carmine red flowers.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
Scrophulariaceae::Pure SIlver Veronica:A veronica with silver gray foliage. Vigorous and tolerant of heat and humidity.:(veh-RON-ih-kuh)(in-KAN-nuh):
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 ::Pinus Hornibrookiana:A slow growing compact, globose Austrian Pine cultivar.:(PY-nus)(NY-grah):
Asteraceae::Marigold Safari series:Double large flowers on short compact plants.:(ta-GEE-tees):
Dryopteridaceae::Male Fern:A hardy easy to grow native fern. Very adaptable to different sites.:(dry-OP-ter-iss):02.0506
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):
Fumariaceae ::Zestfull Bleeding Heart:Ferny lacy foliage topped with light pink flowers.::
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
Rosaceae:rosaceae potentilla atrosanguinea:Himalayan Cinquefoil, Ruby Cinquefoil:A plant that has been the parent for many hybrids.:(po-ten-TILL-a)(at-ro-sang-QUIN-ee-a):
Rosaceae::White Meadow Sweet, Narrowleaf Meadowsweet, Pale Bridewort or Pipestem:A native shrub found growing in wet areas.::
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
Aristolochiaceae::Manchurian Pipe Vine:An interesting woody vine with insect capturing flowers shaped like a Dutchman's Pipe.::
Polygonaceae::Pink Knot Weed, Pink Head Smart Weed, Pink Knot Weed, Pink Clover, and Pink Fleece Flower.:A tender perennial that readily reseeds in cooler climate gardens.:(poe-LIG-o-num):
Liliaceae::Hill Billy Blue Hosta:A large clump, flat growing Hosta with blue foliage.::
Asteraceae::Tall Thistle, Wood Thistle:A tall native Thistle.::
Saxifragaceae:saxifragaceae astillbe thunbergii:Astilbe Morheims Glory:Pale lavender flowers on 4 foot tall stems.:(ah-STIL-bee)(chi-NEN-sis):6.1.05
Araceae:araceae anthurium scherzerianum:Anthurium, Flamingo Flower, Tailflower:A showy plant producing long lasting colorful flowers. A relatively difficult plant to grown because of its high humidity requirement.::4.8.5
Betulaceae::European Hornbeam, Common Hornbeam, Hornbeech, Yoke Elm:A sturdy tree native to Europe.:(car-PI-nus)(BET-uu-lus):
::Garden with Alliums:Ornamental Onions used in gardens.::
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
Asteraceae ::Bravado Coneflower:A Purple Coneflower cultivar with extra large mostly horizontal rosy red flowers.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah) (pur-pur-EE-ah):
Oleaceae: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
Asteraceae::Orange Coneflower , Eastern Coneflower, Showy Coneflower:The species version of the more commonly used Rudbeckia Goldstrum:(rud-BEK-ee-ah)(FULL-jih-dah):
Santalaceae::False Toadflax, Bastard False Toadflax:A prairie plant liking dry areas.::7.20.05
Liliaceae::Hosta Brim Cup:A short, wide spreading Hosta with white variegated leaves.::
Pinaceae::Serbian Spruce:Probably one of the lesser used Spruce. Has a tight pyramidal growth habit.:(PIE-see-a)(oh-mor-E-ka):
Grossulariaceae:grossulariaceae ribes x gordonianum:Ribes Gordonianum, Gordons Current:A fruitless Current grown for the pendulous ornamental flowers.::4.18.05
Commelinaceae::Tradescantia Sweet Kate, Golden Spiderwort:Purple blue flowers standout against the yellow foliage. Best in full sun, moist sites.:(tray-dess-CAN-tee-ah):
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):
Commelinaceae::Red Hill Zebrina:A tumbling plant that produces a plethora of flowers packed around the terminal tips of the branches.::
Poaceae::Rainbow Fescue, Large Blue Fescue:A large blue-silver colored Fescue.:(fes-TOO-kah):
Caryophyllaceae::Dianthus Heart Attack:A Dianthus with incredible dark reddish-black flowers. Reported to be perennial down to zones 4-5?:(die-AN-thus)(bar-BAY-tus):
Poaceae: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
Cupressaceae::Daubs Frosted Juniper:A two toned spreading Juniper with frosted gold tips bluish green inner foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
Verbenaceae::Bright Eyes Verbena, Lanai Bright Eye Verbena:A trailing Verbena with bright pink flowers having a dark pink eye.:(ver-BEE-na):
Ericaceae::Compact Korean Rhododendron:A free flowering Rhododendron hardy to zone #5.:(roh-doe-DEN-dron):
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
Lamiaceae::Salvia Weuwe, Balkan Clarey:A hardy perennial Salvia with spikes of purple flowers.:(SAL-vee-a):
Ranunculaceae::Jackmanii Clematis:A popular Clematis grown for its dark purple flowers.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
Plantaginaceae::Utah Penstemon:A Utah native Penstemon with hot red-pink flowers.:(pen-STE-mon):6.22.05
Portulacaceae::Portulaca:An ornamental flowering plant derived from a plant that is an aggressive weed in gardens. A tender perennial grown as an annual.:(por-chew-LACK-a)(o-le-RAY-see-a):5.10.05
Caryophyllaceae:carophyllaceae stellaria media:Common Chickweed, Chickweed:An aggressive, adaptable plant that can quickly become a problem in a garden. ::4.7.5
Asteraceae::Aster Kickin Pink Chiffon:This improved Aster gets covered with daisy-like flowers in the fall.::
Solanaceae::Pretty Much Picasso Petunia:An unusual Petunia with purple/magenta flowers rimmed with lime green.::
Asteraceae::Aster Kurt:A Smooth Aster cultivar with lavender blue flowers.::
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
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):
Cupressaceae ::Juniper prostrata:A low growing spreading Juniper with green foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us) (hor-i-zon-TA-lis):
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
Asteraceae::Silver Leaf Sunflower:A multibranched sunflowers with silver-gray leaves.:(hee-lee-AN-thus)(ar-GA-fil-us):
Rosaceae::Showy crab, Japanese Crab:One of the oldest known Flowering Ornamental Crabs still used in modern landscapes.:(MA-lus)(flor-i-BUN-da):
Caryophyllaceae::Frosty Fire Dianthus:A cherry red Dianthus reported to be tolerant of hot weather:(dy-AN-thus):
Pinaceae::Curtis Dwarf Pine, Curtis Dwarf White Pine:A dense mounded, slow growing dwarf White Pine.:(PIE-nus)(STROH-bus):
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
Araceae::Neon Devils Ivy:A bright yellow form of the Devils Ivy.::
Lamiaceae::Salvia Hot Lips Little Leaf Salvia Hot Lips:A Salvia from Mexico with red to red-white bicolor flowers. Beaware of the fact that most online nurseries selling this plant only show an image of the bicolor. When in reality this seems to only occur during the cooler times of the growing season.::
Begoniaceae::Begonia Night life series:A series of Begonia with bronze leaves. An improvement over the Begonia "Cocktail series".: (be-GON-yuh):
Crassulaceae ::European Sedum:A lower growing Sedum that is found growing on rock out croppings. Not native to USA but has naturalized in natural areas.::
Apiaceae::Abbey Road Masterwort, Abbey Road Astrantia:A deep colored Masterwort with purplish red flowers.:(a-STRAN-tee-a)(m-A-jor):
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
Capparidacese::Cleome Spirit Series:A hybrid Cleome that stays shorter with larger flowers. Very easy to grow. :(klee-OH-me)(hass-ler-AN-a):
Plantaginaceae::Rocky Mountain Penstemon, Porch Penstemon:A native hardy, long lived medium tall Penstemon.:(pen-STE-mon):
Saxifragaceae::Bergenia SIlver Night:This Bergenia has white pink tinged flowers with red centers.:(ber-GEN-i-a)(kor-di-FOL-i-a):
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):
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
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
Rosaceae ::Snow Garland Spirea:Produces arching branches covered with white flowers.::
Crassulaceae::Sedum tectractinum:At this time I do not know if this plant is label correctly??? At the Botanic Garden where I took the images it was label Sedum tetractinum for over three years. I will know when they flower.::
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
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
Convolvulaceae::Carnevale Di Venezia Morning Glory:A Morning Glory that produces white flowers with pink or blue stripes.:(eye-po-MEE-ah):
Araliaceae::Sun King Aralia, Sun King Japanese spikenard:A good companion for Hosta and other shade plants. Needs some sun to bring out the bright yellow::
Polygonaceae::Snake Weed, Superba Snakewwed:An improved cultivars of the Snakeweed.:(per-si-KAR-ee-ah)(bis-TOR-ta):
Liliaceae::Heirloom Daylily:This section contains pictures of Daylily cultivars produced in the 1960's or earlier::
Polygonaceae::Himalayan Fleece Flower:A perennial that grows best in cool moist sites.:(per-si-KAR-ee-ah)(a-FEE-nis):
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
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):
:::This section contains pictures of potted annuals in clay pots.::4.7.5
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):
Dipsacaceae::Pink Mist Scabiosa:A Scabiosa with soft pink flowers.:(skab-ee-OH-suh)(kol-um-BAR-ee-uh):
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):
Iridaceae::Abyssinian, Abyssinian Gladiolus, Fragrant gladiolus, Sword lily:A tender bulb (corm) with star shaped white flowers having a purple center.:(ass-ih-DAN-ther-ah)(BY-kol-or)(mur-ee-EL-ay):
Lamiaceae::Variegated Oregano, Variegated Wild Greek Oregano :A variegated form of Oregano.:(oh-RIG-a-num)(vul-GA-re):
Polemoniaceae::Prairie Phlox, Downy Phlox:A spring blooming native Phlox.::
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
Campanulaceae ::Campanula Caroline:A medium growing perennial with showy clusters of shell pink to lavender flowers.:(kam-PAN-u-la)(GLOM-er-ah-ta):
Oleaceae::Korean Abelialeaf, White Forsythia:An early blooming shrub with white flowers. Nice fall foliage color.:(a-be-li-FILL-um)(DIS-ti-kum):
Rosaceae::Geum Cooky:A small plant producing orange yellow flowers with yellow stamens.::
Campanulaceae::Campanula Takion Blue:A sturdy compact plant producing strong stems of blue bell-shaped flowers.:(kam-PAN-u-la)(per-sis-i-FO-lee-ah):
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):
Convolvulaceae::Crimson Rambler Morning Glory:Produces large trumpet shaped crimson flowers.:(eye-po-MEE-ah):
Rosaceae::Prairie Gem Pear:An improvement over the Ussurian Pear. Has white flowers and nice fall color.:(PIE-rus)(uu-sor-ee-En-sis):
Asteraceae::Isla Gold Tansy, Gold Leaf Tansy:A bright yellow to bright gold foliage Tansy.:(tan-a-SEE-tum):
Crassulaceae::Sunsparkler® Lime Zinger Sedum:A low growing Sedum with gray green leaves edged in red.::
Solanaceae:solanaceae calibrachoa:Trailing Petunia, Calibrachoa, Mini Petunia:A plant that looks and acts a lot like a Petunia.:(cal-ih-brah-KOE-ah):6.24.05, 7.30.05
Lamiaceae::Mint Thyme:A low growing creeping Thyme.:(TY-muss):
Linaceae::Appar Blue Flax:A selection of the native Flax.:(Ly-num):
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Autumn Charm:Autumn Charm is a sport of Autumn Autumn Joy having a creamy white margin. One thing nice about this plant is the variegation is stable.:(SEE-dum)(LAI-osh):
Lamiaceae ::Salvia Picate series:A compact Salvia with a large pallet of colors.:(sal-VEE-a)(SPLEN-denz):
Asteraceae::False Goldenrod, Heart-leaf Goldenrod, Autumn Goldenrod:Very similar to the other Goldenrods except for some botanical differences.::
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:liliaceae hosta blue dimples:Blue Dimples Hosta:A medium size Hosta with lots of dimples on the blue foliage.::4.22.05
Campanulaceae::Champion Campanula series, Canterbury Bells:An improved series of Canterbury Bells. Being biennial they will be rather nondescript the first year and than flower the next.:(kam-PAN-u-lah):
Liliaceae::Spider Flower Daylily:This section contains pictures of Daylilies with spider flowers::
Aceraceae:aceraceae acer negundo odessanum:Odessanum Box Elder:A Box Elder with bright yellow foliage.:(AY-ser)(neg-UN-doh):4.7.5
Cannaceae:cannaceae canna x generalis rhizomes:Canna rhizomes:This sections contains pictures of Canna Tropicana rhizomes dug in the fall.::
Hydrangeaceae ::White Dome Hydrangea:A tall growing Hydrangea with a unique large white dome shaped flower.:(high-DRAN-gee-a)(ar-bo-RES-enz):
Araliaceae::Variegated Dwarf Umbrella Plant, Variegated Arboricola:A relatively easy plant to grow for the moderate to bright areas of the house.::
Asteraceae::Red Shift Coreopsis:The temperature will determine the shift of this flower from creamy yellow to red.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Iridaceae::Katherine Hodgkin Dwarf Iris:An interesting Dwarf Iris hybrid with unusual flower colors.::
Cupressaceae::Gold Coast Juniper:A larger spreading Juniper with gold colored foliage. Reported to bean improvement over Old Gold Juniper:(ju-NIP-er-us):
Asteraceae::Mardi Gras Sneezeweed:A Sneezeweed with colorful yellow to red flowers.:(hel-EE-nee-um):
Poaceae::Red Head Pennisetum:An early blooming Pennisetum with red hued flower heads produced in abundance.:(penn-i-SEE-tum):
Lamiaceae::Salvia Rose Sage, Desert Sage, Giant Flowered Purple Sage:A California native with silvery foliage and large ornamental flowers.:(SAL-vee-ah):
Rosaceae::Kingishi Flowering Quince:An orange flowering Flowering Quince.:(kee-NOM-e-lez)(ja-PON-i-ka):
Caryophyllaceae::Royal Catchfly, Prairie Fire, :A wild flower with brilliant red 4 petal flowers.:(sigh-LEE-nee)(REE-jee-uh):
Saxifragaceae::Vesuvius Heuchera, Vesuvius Coral Bells:Forms a clump of deep purple leaves with airy scapes of orange red flowers.:(HEW-ker-ah):
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
Rosaceae::Nordic Carpet Cotoneaster:A low growing shrub with glossy green leaves and white flowers.:(ko-tone-EE-aster)(DAM-eri):
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
Fagaceae::Dawyck European Beech:A tall upright cultivar of the European Beech:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
Asteraceae::Codimidium Phillipine:Yellow flowers with burgundy to chocolate colored centers.::
Lamiaceae::Little Spire Russian Sage:A compact cultivar of the larger Russian Sage.:(per-OFF-skee-uh):
:mixed prairie scenes:Prairie scenes:A photo album of plants in restored prairies.::4.5.5
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
Rosaceae::Hoppa Flowering Crab, Hopa Crab:An older cultivar that suffers from many of the disease problems plaguing ornamental crab trees.::
Brassicaceae::Woad, Dyer's Woad:A plant with history going back to the Neolithic era. Has yellow flowers in an umbel and blue dye is extracted from the leaves. Is listed as an invasive weed in many areas.::
Convolvulaceae::Cypress Vine:Bright red flowers and feathery foliage makes this plant a real show stopper. But it is consider a weed in many parts of the USA.:(ih-po-MEE-ah)(KWA-mo-clit):
Asteraceae::Coreopsis Mardi Gras:Vivided gold and red marked fun flowers.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Scrophulariaceae::Juicy Fruits Kumquat Nemesia:A free flowering Nemesia with bright colored flowers.:(ne-MEE-see-uh):
Ginkgoaceae::Pendulous Ginkgo, Pendula Ginkgo:A pendulous form of the Ginkgo. Branches grow horizontal than weep.:(GINGK-go)(bi-LO-baa):
Geraniaceae::Mourning Widows Cranesbill, Geranium Samobor:Dark brownish-purple flowers and dark leaf markings makes this an interesting Geranium.::
Liliaceae::Hosta Stetson:::4.26.05
Geraniaceae::Blushing Turtle Geranium:A mounding Geranium sanguineum with pink flowers and darker veins. :(jer-AY-nee-um)(san-GWIN-ee-um):
Nymphaeaceae::Waterlily:A group of rhizomatous aquatic herbs. Mostly hardy to temperate and tropical climates.::
Rosaceae::Geum Totally Tangerine:::
Fagaceae::Chenes Chestnut variety, Dwarf Korean Chestnut:Very difficult to find any information on this plant. The name I applied is the one listed on the label at the botanical gardens.:(kas-TA-nee-a):
Lamiaceae::Yellow Archangel:An aggressive deciduous trailing ground cover. Use with care it can become a garden thug matting over other plants.::
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
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
Asteraceae::Dreamtime Yellow Jumbo, Paper Daisy:Strawflowers are one of the easiest flowers to dry. ::
Caryophyllaceae::Dianthus Kawara Pink, Dianthus Kawara:A lacy pink cultivar of the Kawara series of Dianthus.:(dy-AN-thus):
Asteraceae::Heliopsis Sunstruck, Sunstruck False Sunflower:A compact False Sunflower with large yellow flowers and variegated foliage.:(hee-li-OP-sis)(hee-li-AN-thoi-deez):
Campanulaceae:campanulaceae platycodon grandiflorus photo album:Balloon Flower:This section is a photo album of different Ballon Flowers.::4.12.05
Lythraceae:lythraceae lythrum salicaria:Purple Loosestrife:At first glance a very ornamental plant. But beneath the outside beauty lays a plant that has become a major invasive pest degrading the natural wetlands.::4.27.05
Aceraceae::Green Mountain Sugar Maple:A rapid growing Sugar Maple cultivar with outstanding fall foliage color. The thicker leathery leaves provides this tree with some resistance to leaf scorch and tatter during dry periods.:(AY-ser)(sack-AR-rum):
Rosaceae::Chanticleer flowering Pear, Chanticleer Pear, Glens Form Pear, Cleveland Select Pear:An improved Bradford Pear cultivar.:(PIE-rus)(kal-er-EE-aa-na):
Asteraceae::Blue Star False Aster:An easy to grow plant with lots of blight blue Aster-like flowers.::
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
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 aster umbellatus:Flat-Topped Aster:A tall plant with masses of white flowers in flat-topped clusters.::4.9.5
Caprifoliaceae::Aurora Viburnum:An improved cultivar of Viburnum carlesii.:(vy-BER-num):
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):
Caprifoliaceae ::Shoshoni Viburnum:A compact version of the larger Shasta Viburnum.::
Saxifragaceae::Astilbe Diamond:A tall Astilbe with large white flowers.:(ah-STIL-bee):
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
Cornaceae::Wolf Eyes:One of the best of the variegated Cornus kousa.:(KOR-nus)(KOO-sa):
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):
Brassicaceae::Toscano Kale, Italian Kale:A tall Kale with bumpy blueish leaves.::
Liliaceae::Blue Globe Allium:A late blooming Allium with globular blue flowers:(AL-ee-um)(sir-EW-lee-um):
Euphorbiaceae::Bonfire Euphorbia:An excellent multi season perennial having colorful yellow bracts contrasting against the red-purple foliage. :(yew-FOR-bee-ah):
Asteraceae::Ageratum corymbosum, Flattop Ageratum, Butterfly Mist,:An Ageratum not commonly found for sale.:(ad-jur-RAY-tum)(kor-rim-BOW-sum):
Agavaceae::Nevada Agave:A smaller slow growing native Agave.:(a-GAH-vee):
Lamiaceae::Ajuga:A rapid growing ground cover with bronze leaves.:(a-JOO-guh)(REP-tans):
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
Begoniaceae::Posy Wahl Begonia:An upright Begonia with deep pink pendulous flowers.: :
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):
Asteraceae::Daybreak Coreopsis:Coreopsis Daybreak is part of the Li'l Bang series of Coreopsis.::
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):
Anacardiaceae::Royal Purple Smoke Bush:A purple leaf cultivar of the Smokebush. :(ko-TI-nus)(ko-GIG-ri-a):4.8.5
Onagraceae::Billy Green Fuchcia:An upright Fuchsia with pendant tubular salmon flowers.:(FEW-she-uh):
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):
Cupressaceae ::Blue Carpet Juniper:A low, wide spreading Juniper with sharp blue foliage.::
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::False Sunflower Sunburst, Sunburst Heliopsis:A medium sized variegated plant with golden yellow flowers. Grows best in full sun.:(hee-lee-OP-sis)(hee-lee-anth-OI-deez):
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):
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
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
Rosaceae::Princess Bradford Pear:A rounded form of Bradford Pear.:(PIE-rus)(kal-er-EE-aa-na):
Poaceae ::Variegated Maiden Grass:A large Miscanthus with white striped leaves.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis) :
Fabaceae::Gallery series Lupine, Gallery Lupine:A series of compact Lupine Coming in about 10 colors. Lupines can be very picky about their growing conditions.:(luu-PIE-nus):
Saxifragaceae::Sprite Astillbe:A short Astilbe with airy panicles of shell pink flowers.:(as-TIL-bee):
Araceae::Mojito Elephant Ears:A Elephant Ears with medium green leaves splotched with irregular areas of purple. Grown as an annual in colder hardiness zones.:(kol-oh-KAY-see-uh)(es-kew-LEN-tuh)(Mo-he-toe):
Cyperaceae::Carex Amazon Mist:Forms an arching tussock with two tone foliage.:(KAIR-ex)(KOH-manz):
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
Dryopteridaceae::Lady Fern, European Lady Fern:An easy to grow fern with lacy twice cut fronds.::04.20.06
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):
Geraniaceae::Meadow Cranesbill, Meadow Geranium:A species form of hardy Geranium that can be a prolific re-seeder.::
Asteraceae::Pow Wow Berry Coneflowers:The color of this Coneflower can be a vivid rose-purple. Branches from the base producing more flowering branches. An All American selection. :(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
Liliaceae::Hosta Valeries Vanity:A robust Hosta with shiny green leaves.::
Asteraceae::Zinnia Envy:An unique colored Zinnia with lime green to green colored flowers:(zin-EE-a)(EL-e-genz):
Scrophulariaceae::Siberian Culver's Physic , Siberian Culver's Root, Veronicastrum sibericum:A tall medium spreading plant for the full sun moist areas of the garden.:(ver-on-i-KAS-trum):7.2.05
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
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
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
Araliaceae::Devils Walking-stick, Hercules Club, Prickly Elder:A fast spreading shrub which develops lots of nasty prickles.::
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
Magnoliaceae:magnoliaceae magnolia:Magnolia:This section has some general pictures and generalized information on Magnolias growing in zone #5.:(mag-NO-lee-uh):05.10.02 4.27.05
Liliaceae ::Hosta Innswood:A medium to large plant with heavily corrugated yellow centers.::
Rosaceae:rosaceae spiraea albiflora:Japanese White Spirea:A small growing plant with many white flowers at the end of May early June.::11.29.03 5.16.05
Asteraceae:asteraceae helichrysum petiolare variegatum:Licorice Splash Licorice Plant:A compact foliage plant with variegated velvety yellow and green gray leaves. Commonly used in patio pots and other outdoor planters.:(he-lee-KRIS-um)(pe-tee-o-LA-ree):
Cupressaceae ::Sargent Juniper:A low growing wide spreading Juniper for full sun.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
Iridaceae::Roof Iris, Japanese Roof Iris:A small crested Iris with lilac flowers.:(EYE-ris)(tek-TOR-um):
Lamiaceae::Cashmere Sage:A showy Asian import with lavender pink flowers.:(FLOW-miss)(kash-meer-ee-AN-uh) :
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Strawberries and Cream:Name references the two toned color of the flowers.::
:::A few pictures of a 200 square foot patio.::
Tropaelolaceae::Nasturtium Peach Melba Superior:A florific Nasturtium with cream to yellow flowers.:(troo-PEE-oo-lum)(MA-jus) (nah-STER-shum):
Rosaceae::Bowman's root. Fawn's Breath, Indian Physic, American Ipecac:An easy to grow wild flower for the shaded areas of the garden.::
Aceraceae::October Glory Maple:A Red Maple cultivar with brilliant fall foliage.:(AYE-cer)(RUE-brum):
Cactaceae:cactaceae cephalocereus senilis:Old Man Cactus:A beautiful columnar plant with long silver white matted hairs.::4.12.5
Ranunculaceae::Anemone Robustissima:A fall blooming Anemone with mauve-pink flowers.:(a-NEM-oh-nee)(vit-a-FOL-ee-ah):
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
Ranunculaceae::Clematis herbaceous group:This group is either totally herbaceous or form sub-shrubs.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
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
Polemoniaceae::Cleft phlox, Sand phlox, Ten-point phlox:A native Phlox growing in rocky dry soils but very adaptable to rock gardens.::
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
Vitaceae:vitaceae parthenocissus quinquefolia monham:Star Showers Virgina Creeper:A rapid growing vine with white paint splattered variegated leaves.:(par-then-oh-SIS-us):4.25.05
Lamiaceae::Greek Jerusalem Sage, Sticky Jerusalem Sage:A large perennial with yellow flowers.:(FLO-mis)(ru-SEL-i-aa-na) :
Rosaceae::Sem Falsespirea, Ural False Spirea.:A shrub that puts on a multiple foliage color display throughout the growing season. Is a very aggressive spreading/suckering shrub that will need constant sucker removing to control its spread.:(sor-BAY-ree-uh)(sor-bee-FOH-lee-uh):
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
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):
Rosaceae::Morton Black Chokeberry, Iroquois Beauty Black Chokeberry:A compact selection of Black Chokeberry.:(a-roh-NI-a)(mel-an-OH-car-pa):
Caprifoliaceae::Cayuga Viburnum:A medium shrub with an abundance of white flowers in the spring.:(vy-BER-num)(kar-LEE-see-eye):
Polemoniaceae::Abscess Root, Creeping or Spreading Jacob's Ladder, False Jacob's Ladder, American :A native wildflower found growing in rich woodsy, moist soils.:(po-le-MOH-nee-um):
Cactaceae::Sonora Barrel, Coville's Barrel Cactus, Emory's Barrel Cactus, Traveler's Friend :A barrel Cactus in the Ferocatus genus.:(fer-oh-KAK-tus):
Commelinaceae::Tri Color Moses in the Cradle:An easy to grow colorful plant for the bright areas of the house.::
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.::
Crassulaceae::Sedum Maestro:A medium size perennial with pink flowers and bluish to purple foliage. Best in the full sun.::
Rosaceae::Snowbird Potentilla:A compact white flowering Potentilla.:(po-ten-TIL-a)(fro-ti-KO-sa):
Plumbaginaceae::Ballerina Sea Thrift:A series of free flowering Armeria.:(ar-MEER-i-ah):
Solanaceae::Nicotiana Perfume Series:A Nicotiana with fragrant flowers in a plethora of colors.:(nih-ko-shee-AH-nuh)(SAN-der-ay):
Plantaginaceae::Elfin Pink Penstemon:A Penstemon cultivar with pink flowers:(pen-STE-mon)(bar-BAY-tus):
Liliaceae::Mount Everst Allium, Mount Everst Ornamental Allium:A taller growing Allium with globular heads of white starry flowers.::
Cornaceae:cornaceae cornus alba var.:Variegated Dogwood:A large growing Dogwood with variegated foliage. Adds a nice touch of color to the landscape.:(KOR-nus)(AL-ba):02.07.04 5.15.05
Liliaceae::Drum Stick Allium, Round-headed Garlic, Ball-head onion:An ornamental Onion with reddish-purple flowers.::
Cupressaceae ::Mother Lode Juniper:A low growing creeping plant with yellow to golden yellow foliage:(ju-NIP-er-us) (hor-i-zon-TA-lis):
Liliaceae::Francis Williams Hosta:A classic Hosta with blue green centers and an irregular yellow margin.::
Asteraceae::Million Suns Creeping Zinnia, Million Suns Sanvitalia :A of low growing creeping plants with yellow and orange flowers. Used as a ground cover annual or in baskets and containers as a hanging plant.:(san-vi-TAY-lee-ah)(pro-KUM-benz):
Poaceae::Frost Grass, Graybeard Grass:A smaller flowering grass with striking fall color.:(spoh-dee-oh-POH-gon)(si-BEER-ih-kus):
Cornaceae ::Red Twig Dogwood:Red Twig Dogwood growing in a native site.::7.15.05
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae weigela florida french lace:French Lace Weigela, Brigela Weigela:A variegated Weigela with dark red flowers.:(wi-GEE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):4.12.05
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
Saxifragaceae::Prairie Alumroot, Heuchera Richardsonii:Prairie Alumroot is found in prairies, savannas, and woodlands. Preferring full sun and drier growing conditions.::
Oleaceae::Golden Times Forsythia:A yellow foliage Forsythia with yellow flowers in mid April.:(for-SITH-i-ah):
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):
Cactaceae:cactaceae mammilaria bocasana var. multiceps:Powderpuff Cactus:The plant produces many offsets that surround the mother plant creating a powder puff looking plant.::4.12.5
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
Poaceae::Ruby Ribbons Switch Grass:A shorter mounding Switch grass with blue-green leaves that take on a smokey purple color. Color intensifies with cooler weather.:(PAN-ih-kum)(veer-GAH-tum):
Ranunculaceae ::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
Caprifoliaceae::Teasel:A biennial roadside weed that can become invasive. Dried spiny seed heads are used in arrangements.::02.10.05
Ranunculaceae::Radar Love Clematis:A Clematis with lantern shaped yellow flowers.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
Hydrangeaceae::Oakleaf Hydrangea Alice:An Oakleaf Hydrangea with large white inflorescence and tolerates full sun.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(kwer-se-FOH-lee-uh):
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):
Betulaceae::American Hornbeam, Blue Beech, Ironwood, Muscle Tree:A small native tree.:(kar-PI-nus)(ka-ro-lin-i-A-na):
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):
Magnoliaceae::Magnolia Susan:A hybrid Magnolia from "Eight Little Girl" series. Has red-purple flowers.:(mag-NO-li-ah):05.24.06
Caprifoliaceae::Dark Horse Weigela:A smaller Weigela with pink flowers and dar:(why-GEE-la)(FLOR-i-da):
Rosaceae::Wilsons Cotoneaster:A low dense growing shrub.:(ko-tone-EE-aster):
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
Poaceae ::Dallas Blues Switch Grass:A large warm season grass with blue foliage.:(PAN-ih-kum)(veer-GAH-tum):
Begoniaceae::Gryphon Begonia:A tropical looking annual or tender perennial for the shaded sites. Can be brought indoors and grown as a house plant.::
Cornaceae:cornaceae cornus amomum:Silky Dogwood:A native shrub found growing in moist sites. Has white flowers and porcelain blue fruit in the late summer early fall. Best used for naturalized plantings.::08.30.02 5.15.05
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
Fagaceae::White Oak, American White Oak:A moderately growing, medium to large Oak tree.:(Kwer-kus)(AL-ba):
Scrophulariaceae::Diascia Flying Colors Appleblossum:A bi color Diascia with pink and white flowers.:(di-AS-SHE-ah)(BAR-ber-ee):
Aceraceae::Bowhall Maple, Bowhall Red Maple:An upright Maple with a narrow pyramidal columnar head.:(AY-ser)(ROO-brum):
Hippocastanaceae::Yellow Buckeye, Sweet Buckeye, Big Buckeye:A large ornamental tree.::
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):
Amaranthaceae::Pink Zazzle Globe Amaranth:A mounding trailing GLobe Amaranth with large pink flowers.:(gom-FREE-na):
Polemoniaceae::Garden Phlox Miss Holland:A Garden Phlox with white flower having a red eye.:(floks)(pa nic ew LAH ta):
Crassulaceae::Bon Bon Sedum:The deep pink flowers contrast nicely with the chocolate foliage.::
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):
Cupressaceae ::Hetzi Columnaris Juniper:An upright growing Juniper with green foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):11.09.05
Asteraceae::Mr. Majestic Marigold:A compact marigold with maroon stripes on the flowers.:(ta-GEE-tees):
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
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):
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta august moon:Hosta August Moon:A medium size yellow leaf Hosta.::4.22.05
Pinaceae::Minuta Dwarf White Pine:A dwarf mounding form of White Pine.::
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
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae geranium macrorrhizum ingwersen's variety:Geranium Ingwersen's Variety:An aggressive, draught tolerant Geranium that spreads by rhizomes forming an impenetrable ground cover. Grows best in the full sun, medium height and wide spreading.::5-3-01 4.18.05
Asteraceae::Spotted Knapweed,:An introduced plant that has become a pest in cultivation.:(sen-TAR-ee-uh):
Papilionaceae::Babtisia Starlite Prairieblues:A new cultivar of the Babtisia with large light blue flowers.:(bap-TIS-ee-uh):
:::Things to gaze into.::4.5.5
Papilionaceae::Baptisia Lunar Eclipse:Flowers start as light lemon over cream color, then age first to cream, then to light and ultimately medium violet, producing a unique two-to three-toned color effect::
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.::
Saxifragaceae::Obsidian Coral Bells:Obsidian is considered to be one of the darkest colored of the Coral Bells. :(HEW-ker-ah):
Lamiaceae::Blue Fortune Agastache, Blue Fortune Hyssop:A hybrid between an American and Russian Agastache.:(ag-ah-STACH-ee):
Liliaceae::Hosta Cherry Berry:A small to medium Hosta noted for it's red petioles and bright red flower scapes.::
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
Asteraceae::Shredded Umbrella Plant:A plant grown for its ornamental deeply cut umbrella-like foliage. ::
Plantaginaceae::Penstemon Rondo:A hybrid seed strain with a variety of colors.:(pen-STE-mon):
Caryophyllaceae::Hairy Garden Pink, Dianthus Knappi:One of the only yellow flowering Dianthus.::11.07.05
Cyperaceae ::Leather Leaf Sedge:A clump forming bronze colored sedge. Grown as an annual in zone #5.:(KAIR-ex)(boo-kah-NAN-ee-eye):
Caprifoliaceae::Cool Splash Southern Bush Honeysuckle :A medium suckering spreading shrub with attractive leaf variegation.:(die-er-VIL-a)((ses-li-iFO-li-a):
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
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
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
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):
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):
Rosaceae::Meidiland Coral Rose:A busy shrub rose covered with coral to coral pink flowers.::
Onagraceae::Fuchsia, Yellow foliage Fuchsia:An ever popular plant that produces very showy, exotic pendulous blooms. Can be used in patio pots, hanging baskets, window baskets, etc. This variety has golden-yellow foliage.::5.1.05
Polemoniaceae::Sun Kissed Prairie Phlox:A cultivar of the native Prairie Phlox with pink flowers and pointed yellow edged foliage.::
Apocynaceae::Vinca Bowles, Periwinkle:This Vinca cultivar has larger leaves, flowers and a more vigorous grower:(VING-ka)(MY-nor):
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
Hydrangeaceae:hydrangeaceae hydrangea grandiflora:Annabelle Hydrangea:A medium sized shrub that prefers partial shade. The large white flowers occur in the late summer. A heirloom shrub.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(ar-bo-RES-enz):4.24.02, 07.23.03 4.18.05
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):
Cyperaceae::King Tut Cypress:A fast growing Rush that likes moist to wet sites.:(sy-PEER-us)(pah-PEYE-rus):
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):
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):
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
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):
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
Saxifragaceae::Midnight Rose Coral Bells:Dark purple leaves with a pink variegation.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Saxifragaceae::Amber Waves Coral Bells:Heuchera Amber Waves forms a rounded clump of ruffled Amber colored leaves::
Caprifoliaceae::Wavecrest Viburnum, Wavecrest Sieboldi Viburnum:A large growing Viburnum with red spring foliage and white flowers followed by red berries.:(vy-BER-num):
Crassulaceae::Lemon Coral Sedum,(Sedum rupestre Lemon Coral):A low growing carpet Sedum with yellow flowers and yellow foliage. Can be used to trail over pots, rocks, etc.::
Ulmaceae::Speckled Lacebark Elm):A Elm with variegated foliage.:(UL-mus)(par-vi-FO-li-ah):
Liliaceae::Mouse Ears Hosta:A small cute Hosta with blue 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
Liliaceae::Allium Mars:This Allium has one of darker purple colored flowers.:(AL-ee-um):
Pinaceae::Silberlocke Korean Fir:A cultivar of the Korean Fir.:(a-bez)(kor-e-A-na):
Rosaceae::Lady Elsie May Shrub Rose:An All American Selection with good disease resistance and Coral colored flowers.::
Papilionaceae::Decadence Cherry Jubilee False Indigo:Cherry Jubilee is part of the Decadence series of Baptisia.:(bap-TIS-ee-uh):
Saxifragaceae::Bressingham Beauty Astillbe:A tall late blooming Astilbe with erect pink blossoms:(a-STIL-bee):
Violaceae::Viola Antique shades, Pansy Antique Shades:Large flowering plants with flowers in antique shades.:(VI-oh-la)(wit-rock-i-A-na):
Brassicaceae ::Snow Cushion Candytuft:A compact, mounding Candytuft prized for its spectacular display of white flowers.:(eye-BEER-is)(sem-per-VY-renz):
Aceraceae::Viridis dissectum Japanese Maple:A green lace-leaf Japanese maple.:(AYE-ser)(pal-MA-tum):
Ericaceae::April Reign Rhododendron:A smaller Rhododendron with double pink flowers.::
Asparagaceae:liliaceae sansevieria cylindrica:Sansevieria cylindrica, Spear Sansevieria:An unusual Sansevieria with stiff, spear shaped leaves. ::4.26.05
Caprifoliaceae::Weigela Rainbow Sensation:A variegated compact Weigela with pink flowers.:(wi-GE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):
Asteraceae::Golden Marguerite Daisy, Anthemis, Yellow Chamomile, Dyer's Chamomile:A short lived perennial with bright yellow flowers and fine cut aromatic foliage:(AN-them-iss)(tink-TO-ree-a):
Lamiaceae ::Common Betony, Wood Betony:Produces a basal mound of foliage with pink flowers on tall stiff stalks.:(STA-kiss)(o-fis-i-NAL-is):
Asteraceae::Pomegranate Coneflower::(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah):
Malvaceae::Pink Elephant Hibiscus:A winter hardy Hibiscus with huge pink flowers.::
Iridaceae::Red, Pink or Rose Tall Bearded Iris:This section contains images of Tall Bearded Iris whose main color is red, pink or rose.::
Amarylidaceae:amarylidaceae narcissus division 05:Triandrus Daffodils:The Triandrus Daffodils have 2-3 fragrant, pendulous flowers per stem.::03.08.03 5.8.5
Poaceae::Capriccio Sea Oats, Feather Grass, Capriccio Feather Grass, Capriccio Hair Grass,:A wispy grass with thin leaves that move in the slightest breeze. In colder climates works good in containers.:(STYE-pah):
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):
Taxodiaceae::Shawnee Brave Bald Cypress:A narrow, pyramidal Bald Cypress cultivar.:(taks-OH-di-um)(DIS-ti-kum):
Fabaceae::Lead Plant, Prairie Shoestring, False Indigo:A native North American Prairie plant.: :6.17.05
Papaveraceae::California Poppy:A short lived perennial grown as hardy or half hardy annuals.:(esh-OLT-zee-a)(ca-li-FOR-ni-ca):
Polygonaceae::Raspberry Dressing Rumex Lettuce, French Sorrel Raspberry Dressing:A plant grown for its colorful foliage. Young leaves are edible.:(ROO-meks)(san-GWIN-ee-us):
Asteraceae::Hillside Aster:::
Liliaceae ::Globe Master Allium:Huge lilac purple balls reaching up to 8" wide on 3'+ stems. ::
Liliaceae::Praying Hands Hosta:Forms a tight upright plant with curled leaves that look like praying hands.::
Fabaceae::Forest Pansy Red Bud:A Red Bud with maroon to purple colored foliage.:(SER-sis)(kan-uh-DEN-sis):
Asclepiadaceae ::Swamp Milkweed, Marsh Milkweed:A native Milkweed preferring the damp areas of the landscape.:(as-KLEE-pi-as)(in-kar-NAY-ta):
Gnetaceae:gnetaceae welwitchia mirabilis:Welwitschia:A very rare and unusual plant. Many are over 100 years old.::4.18.05
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):
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) :
Lamiaceae::Purple Rooster Bee Balm, Purple Rooster Monarda:A Monarda with purple colored flowers.:(mo-NAR-da):
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
Magnoliaceae::Magnolia Gold Star:A hardy yellow flowering Magnolia.:(mag-NO-li-ah):
Liliaceae::Strargazer Oriental Lily:A popular oriental lily with up facing flowers of pink, red and white.::
Poaceae::Tufted Hair Grass, Crinkled Hair Grass, Common Hair Grass:Produces tufted mounds of dark green foliage. The flowers are loose and airy.:(deh-SHAMP-see-ah)(ses-pih-TOH-sah):
Asteraceae:asteraceae argyranthemum frutescens comet pink:Comet Pink Marguerite Daisy:A Marguerite Daisy loaded with pink daisy-like flowers can be used as a potted plant or in the garden.:(ar-ji-RAN-the-mum)(froo-TESS-enz). :4.9.5
Asteraceae::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):
Oleaceae::Rochester Lilac:A slower growing single, white Lilac.:(si-RING-A):
Poaceae::Purple Love Grass, Tumble Grass:A warm season grass with drifts of purple flowers on branched inflorescence. Good for dry sites.::
Araceae::Dumb Cane, Dieffenbachia:This section contains pictures of the many cultivars of the "Dumb Cane". :(deef-en-BACH-ee-uh):4.8.5
Cupressaceae ::Shoosmith Juniper:A large growing upright Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):6.2.05
Papilionaceae::Wild Indigo, Yellow wild indigo, Horseflyweed:A sturdy native perennial with yellow flowers.:(bap-TIS-ee-uh):
Asteraceae::Southernwood, Old Man, Lad's Love:Southernwood has fine light gray green strongly aromatic foliage.:(are-ti-MEEZ-ee-a)(a-BROE-tan-um):05.06.06
Asteraceae::Little Princess Shasta Daisy:A dwarf cultivar of Shasta Daisy. :(lew-KANTH-ih-mum)(soo-PER-bum):
Rosaceae:rosaceae spiraea japonica shirobana:Spirea Shirobana:An interesting Spirea with pink and white flowers produced at the same time.::5.15.05
Betulaceae::Red Majestic European Filbert:A red leaf form of Harry Lauders Walking Stick.:(KOR-ih-lus)(av-el-AY-nuh):
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
Lamiaceae::Salvia Van Houttei:A large tender perennial Salvia.:(sal-VEE-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.::
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):
Poaceae::Blond Ambition Side-Oats Grama:An cultivar of Side-Oats Grama with chartreuse flowers instead of purple and a blonde colored seed heads.::
Cupressaceae::Filiformis Arborvitae:An unusual Arborvitae having thread-like branches.:(Thoo-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis) :
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
Verbenaceae::New Gold Lantana:A large weeping Lantana with yellow flowers.:(lan-TAN-ah):
Celastraceae ::Darts Blanket Euonymus:A ground cover Euonymus, reported to be an improvement over Euonymus coloratus.::
Fagaceae::Red Obelisk European Beech:A narrow upright red leaf beech.:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
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
Styracaceae::Mountain Silver Bell:A small to medium tree with white flowers in the early spring.:{hal-EE-zhee-uh)(mawn-tih-KOLE-uh):
Verbenaceae::Cut-leaf Chastetree, Cut Leaf Vitex:A deciduous shrub grown as a herbaceous perennial in the colder zones of its range. :(VI-teks)(ni-GUN-doe):
Asteraceae::Supreme Cantaloupe Coneflower:A anemone shaped cantaloupe colored flower.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
Asteraceae::Hinomaru Cosmos:A large Cosmos with bi color pin white flowers.:(KOZ-mos):
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
Cornaceae ::Variegated Redtwig Dogwood Summer Dreams:A variegated dogwood selection with clean foliage and compact form.:(KOR-nus)(AL-ba):
Asteraceae ::Melampodium Show Star, Butter Daisy:A nice mounding plant producing a plethora of small yellow daisy-like flowers. A plant that is "Tough as Nails" (#51):(mel-am-PO-dee-um)(pa-loo-DO-sum):
Brassicaceae:brassicaceae dentaria lacinata:Cut-Leaved Toothwort:A white flowering ephemeral, blooming in the early spring. ::5.05.02 4.11.5
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae geranium dalmaticum:Geranium dalmaticum:A vigorous rhizomatous plant with shell pink flowers.::4.18.05
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
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
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):
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae weigela looymansii aurea:Weigela Looymansii Aurea:A medium sized yellow leaf Weigela.:(wi-GE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):4.12.05
Phormiaceae::New Zeeland Flax:A tropical perennial resembling a Yucca filamentosa.::
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
Malvaceae ::Hibiscus Rio Grande:A hardy Hibiscus with large single red flowers.::
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):
Oleaceae::Beauty of Moscoe:A double white Lilac with a tinge of pink.:(si-RING-gah)(vul-GAIR-iss):
Cyperaceae::Orange Sedge:An unique mounding sedge with coppery orange colored foliage.:(KAIR-eks)(test-uh-SEE-uh):
Scrophulariaceae::Veronica Sunny Border Blue:A medium Veronica with violet blue flower spikes.:(ver-ON-ih-kah):
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):
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae sambucus nigra marginata:Variegated European Elder:A variegated form of the European Elder.:(sam-BU-kus)(NIE-gra):4.12.05
Saxifragaceae::Bergenia Cabenet:A Bergenia cultivar with bright pink flowers.:(ber-GEN-i-a):
Hydrangeaceae::Miranda Climbing Hydrangea:A vine-type Hydrangea with gold variegated foliage. Climbs with aerial roots.:(high-DRAN-jee-a)(ah-ANOM-ah-la)(pet-i-oh-LAY-ris):
Rosaceae ::Spirea veitchii, Chinese White Spirea:A strong growing, arching shrub with white flowers reaching over 8 feet high.:(spy-REE-ah):
Primulaceae::Scarlett Pimpernel, Pimpernel:he native weed can be grown as an ornamental producing a profuse amount of orange flowers.:(a-NA-ga-lis):
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):
Scrophulariaceae::Cabana Bocopa:A trailing or ground cover plant with an abundance of small white flowers. Will bloom all summer as long as growth is not checked usually by letting it become dried out:(SOO-ter-uh):
Ranunculaceae::Mona Lisa Anemones:A series of Anemone with a wide pallet of flower colors. They make good cut flowers.:(a-NEM-o-nee):
Lamiaceae::Silver Edge Lavender, Walberton's Silver Edge, Walvera:A lavender cultivar with a variegated leaf.:(lav-AN-dew-lah):
Rosaceae::Barren Strawberry:A ground cover perennial with yellow flowers.:(wald-STINE-i-a):
Asteraceae::Erigeron Double Beauty , Fleabane, Daisy Fleabane:An Erigeron with double flowers in blues and purples.:(er-RIG-er-on):
Rosaceae::Elsie Rathke Ornamental Crab:A small ornamental Crab with red buds opening to pinkish-white flowers.::
Rosaceae::Double Knock Out Rose:A double version of the extremely popular Knockout Rose.::
Crassulaceae ::Weihenstephaner Gold Sedum, Orange Stonecrop, Kamschatka Sedum , Kamschatka Stonecrop:A low growing drought tolerant Sedum with yellow flowers starting in June.::6.25.05
Rosaceae::Orange Crush Flowering Crab:A spectacular medium sized Ornamental Crab.::
Fagaceae::Cut Leaf Beech:A group of Beech with varying degree of serrated leaves.:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
Poaceae::Canadain Wild Rye, WIld Rye, Nodding Wild Rye:A cool season, clump-forming North American native ornamental bunch grass with arching, wheat/rye-like flowers.::
Rosaceae::Carefree Wonder Shrub Rose:A vigorous very disease resistant pink flowering shrub rose.::
Asteraceae::Rudbeckia Radiance:An annual Rudbeckia (maybe perennial in zone 5) with yellow flowers.:(rudd-BECK-kee-uh)(HER-tuh):
Onagraceae::Dauphin, Butterfly Flower:A large tender perennial blooming continuous throughout the entire season.:(GAW-ra)(lind-HAY-mer-eye):
Ranunculaceae::Clematis Barbara Harrington:A large twinning Clematis with red flowers.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
Liliaceae::Climax Hosta:A Hosta with thick, green corrugated leaves having a gold margin.::
Amaranthaceae ::Gomphrena Woodcreek series, Globe Amaranth Woodcreek series:A series of Globe Amaranth with a large color pallet and one of the best for cut and dried flowers.:(gom-FREE-na)(glo-BO-sa).:
Asteraceae:compositae tanacetum vulgare:Tansy:An old fashion garden plant that has escaped into the wild.::4.16.05
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):
Poaceae::Hare's-tail Grass, Hares tail Grass, Rabbit Tail Grass, Bunny Tails:An annual grass grown for its soft silky seed heads.::
Pinaceae::Repens Gold Norway Spruce:A dwarf Norway Spruce with golden green to yellow feathery foliage.:(PY-see-ah)(A-bees):
Polygonaceae:polygonaceae polygonatum bistoria superba:Snakeweed:A vigorous perennial with pink flower spikes.::5.9.05
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
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):
Oleaceae::Triste Barbaro Lilac:A dark purple Lilac.:(si-RING-gah)(vul-GAIR-iss):
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
Lamiaceae ::Thistle Sage:A plant for the full sun dry sites in the garden. I have seen this listed as an annual and tender perennial.:(sal-VEE-a):
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
:author's private gardens 2002-02::This contains pictures of my gardens in February 2002.::4.5.5
Portulacaceae::Candy Flower, Siberian Spring Beauty, Siberian Miner's Lettuce, Pink Purslane):A wild flower found growing in the Pacific northwest of USA.::
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
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):
Asteraceae::Red Satin Coreopsis:A thread-leaf type Coreopsis with dark red flowers. Part of the Permathread series of Coreopsis.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Cupressaceae ::Blue Mountain Juniper:A broad spreading Juniper with blue foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(ver-jin-ee-A-na):11.28.05
Cactaceae::Twin-spined cactus:A spherical cylindrical cactus that freely offsets forming a cushion.:(mam-mil-AR-ee-uh):
Liliaceae::White Flowering Grape Hyacinth:A white flowering form of the more common blue Grape Hyacinth::
Plumbaginaceae::Redleaf Thrift:A Sea Thrift with red-tinged foliage.:(ar-MEER-i-ah):
Liliaceae::Lime Light Dracaena:A cane Dracaena with lime yellow leaves.::
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
Cupressaceae::Holbert Juniper:A bluish colored lower growing spreading Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
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
Rosaceae::Spring Snow Flowering Crab:A 25 foot rounded white flowering Crab.::
Aceraceae:aceraceae acer saccharinum:Silver Maple:This section contains pictures of Silver Maple in the landscape. ::12.29.03 4.7.5
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
Apiaceae:apiaceae zizia aptera:Heart-Leaved Meadow Parsnip:::07.06.03 4.8.5
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):
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
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:::::
Ericaceae::Flame Azalea:A native USA Rhododendron with a wide range of flower colors and hardiness to zone #5.::
:combinations annuals:Annual Combinations:This section contains a hodgepodge of pictures showing different annuals growing together::4.5.5
Caprifoliaceae ::Bush Honeysuckle:A native tough medium sized shrub with small yellow flowers.:(die-er-VIL-a)((ses-li-iFO-li-a):
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
Crassulaceae::Kalanchoe Wart Face:Forms a rosette of warty textures leaves.::
Crassulaceae ::Sedum acre. Golden Moss Sedum, Biting Stone Crop:A tough, draught tolerant, low growing Sedum.:(SEA-dum)(A-ker):6.22.05
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae pelargonium hortorum variegated geraniums:Variegated Geraniums:A photo album of variegated Geraniums. :: 02.21.03 4.18.05
Magnoliaceae::Cucumber Tree Magnolia, Cucumber Tree:A large tree that is one of the hardiest of the Magnolias.:(mag-NO-li-a)(a-ku-mi-NA-ta):05.24.06
Pinaceae::Gold Creeping Norway Spruce:A low spreading Spruce with yellow foliage in the spring and fall.::
Apiaceae::Bronze Fennel:Along with it's culinary uses this plant is a nice ornamental in the garden::
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):
Poaceae ::Little Bunnny Foutain Grass:One of the smallest of the dwarf fountain grass.:(penn-i-SEE-tum):
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):
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 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
Begoniaceae::Rex Begonia:Rex Cultorum is a large group of rhizomatous begonias grown for their beautifully coloured leaves. Moderately difficult to grow having some specific cultural requirements.:(be-GON-yuh):
Liliaceae::Heartleaf Hosta:A medium sized Hosta with green leaves and lavender flower.:(HOSS-tuh) :
Hydrangeaceae::Hydrangea Bounty:A Hydrangea cultivar that is very similar to Annabella. Reported to have have smaller flowers with stronger stems.::
Taxodiaceae::Viridis Yew:A slow growing columnar Yew.::
Polemoniaceae::Blue Paradise Phlox, Blue Paradise Summer Phlox:One of the bluest Phlox available. Color will change with intensity of light and temperature. I have seen planting where the front flowers are tinged purple pink and the back flowers in a little shade are a deep lilac blue.:(floks)(pa-nic-ew-LAH-ta):
Magnoliaceae::Sweet Bay Magnolia, Swamp Bay Magnolia:A small Magnolia with scented white flowers.:(mag-NO-li-ah)(vir-jin-EE-ana):
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):
Rosaceae::Brite Eyes Climbing Rose:A climbing Rose from Bill Radler the originator of the Knockout Roses.::
Rosaceae ::Accolade Cherry:A nice small to medium tree with soft pink flowers.::
Cycadaceae:::::5.17.05
Asteraceae::Rudbeckia Cherokee Sunset:One of the longest blooming of the Rudbeckia hirta hybrids.:(rud-BEK-ee-a):
Lamiaceae::Playin The Blues Salvia:A free blooming tall Salvia tender perennial grown as an annual in colder climates.::
Cornaceae::Isanti Dogwood:A nice compact form with red stems.:(KOR-nus):
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae viburnum lantana variegatum:Variegated Wayfaring Viburnum:An interesting variegated form of the Viburnum lantana.:(vy-BER-num):6.2.02 4.12.05
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):
Apiaceae::Sea holly, Seaside Eryngo:A thistle-like plant with bluish foliage.:(e-RIN-ji-um)(muh-RIT-tim-mum):
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
Betulaceae::Common Alder, Black Alder, Tag Alder, European Alder:A tree that tolerates wet areas but will tolerate average soils to wet soil levels.:(AL-nus)(glue-ti-NO-sa):
Asteraceae: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.::
Ranunculaceae::Pulsatilla Rubra:A red cultivar of the early flowering perennial for the full sun. After the flowers, a fluffy, glistening seed head follows. ::
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):
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
Ranunculaceae::Liberation Clematis:A deciduous climber with large pink flowers.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
Asteraceae::Zinnia Bonita Yellow:A Zinnia producing small flower of soft gold.::
Caryophyllaceae::Rupert's Pink Dianthus:An improved, compact Carthusian Dianthus with rosy-red flowers.:(dye-AN-thus):
Asteraceae::Ligularia Othello:A big and bold perennial that prefers cool, moist, shaded sites. The key words are cool-moist and shaded.:(lig-yew-LAYER-ee-a)(den-TAH-ta):09.22.05
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):
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
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae pelargonium hortorum emerald gem:Emerald Gem Geraniums:A Geraniums with chartreuse leaves and red orange flowers. A tender perennial grown as an annual.::4.18.05
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
Euphorbiaceae:euphorbiaceae euphorbia polychroma:Cushion Spurge:One of the earliest blooming plants for the zone #5 perennial gardens. The flowers are actually colorful bracts. :(yoo-FOR-bee-uh):05.17.05
Poaceae::Variegated Purple Moor Grass:A clump forming ornamental grass with variegated foliage ad attractive yellow flower stalks.:(moh-LIN-ee-ah)(ser-OO-lee-ah):
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):
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
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
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):
Lamiaceae::Snow White Calamintha:A compact long blooming Calamintha.:(kal-ah-MIN-thah):
Dryopteridaceae::Bulblet Bladder Fern, Berry Fern, Bulblet Fragile Fern:An easy to grow Fern in the right conditions. Spread by sort rhizomes and germinating spores from the bublets.::
Crassulaceae:crassulaceae sedum spurium elizabeth:Sedum Elizabeth (Sedum spurium):A low growing carpet forming sedum with red and green foliage and red flowers. ::4.5.6
Magnoliaceae::Lennei Magnolia:A Saucer Magnolia hybrid with dark purple tepals and white centers.:(mag-NO-li-ah) (suu-lan-gee-A-na):
Asteraceae::Pink Beauty Boltonia:A pink flowering version of the more common Boltonia Snow Bank.::12.21.05
Ranunculaceae::Clematis Stans x heraciefolia:A herbaceous non climbing Clematis with flowers white on the outside and blue in the interior.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
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
Poaceae::Job's Tears, Christ's Tears,Coix, Coixseed, Tear Grass, Hato Mug:A tropical grass grown mostly for it's ornamental seeds.:(COY)(Lak-ree-mah)IJOH-bee):
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
Caryophyllaceae::Dianthus Dash series:A series of compact, long blooming Dianthus.:(die-AN-thus)(bar-BAY-tus):
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Liliaceae:liliaceae erythronium albidum:White Trout Lily, Dogtooth Violet:A white flowering form of the more common yellow flowering Trout Lily.::5.14.02 4.22.05
Araceae::Black Coral Elephant Ears:Elephant Ears with very dark, glossy, almost black foliage.:(kol-oh-KAY-see-uh)(es-kew-LEN-tuh):
Salicaceae:salicaceae populus balsmifera:Balsam Popple:One of the many fast growing Popple trees found growing in North America.::5.27.05
Geraniaceae::Peppermint Scented Geranium, Penny Royal Pelargonium:A large sprawling, fast growing Geranium with soft velvety textures leaves and a strong mint scent::04.12.06
Scrophulariaceae::Waterperry Blue Veronica:A low growing free flowering plant.::7.2.05
Calycanthaceae ::Sweet Bush, Carolina Allspice:::
Rosaceae:rosaceae potentilla arguta:Tall Potentilla, Prairie Cinquefoil:A native prairie wild flower reaching 1-3 feet with white flowers.::5.14.05
Araceae::Syngonium cultivars, Arrowhead Vine, Goosefoot Plant:This section contains pictures of some of the different Syngonium cultivars. :(sin-GO-nee-um)(po-do-FI-lum):4.9.6
Apocynaceae::Burgundy Vinca minor:A good ground cover plant for the shaded areas having a nice rich burgundy flowers.:(VING-ka)(MY-nor):
Salicaceae ::Silky White Willow:::
Asteraceae::White American Basket Flower:A white flowering form of the native American Basket Flower.:(sen-TAR-ee-uh):4.8.5
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):
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::Muscari Valarie Finnis:A Muscari cultivar with ice blue flowers.::
Saxifragaceae::Plum Pudding Coral Bells, Plum Pudding Heuchera:A compact Coral Bell with shiny burgundy leaves.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Campanulaceae::Bats in the Belfry Throatwort, Nettle Leaved Bell flower, Throatwort Bellflower:A vertical Campanula with spikes of light purple flowers.:(kam-PAN-uu-la):
Asteraceae::Coreopsis Creme Brulee:A larger and improved version of the iconic Coreopsis Moonbeam.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Lamiaceae::Cat Mint, Japanese Catmint:Has some of the larger floers of the Catmints.:(NE-peh-tah)(sub-SES-sil-iss):
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
:::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.::
Caprifoliaceae ::Java Red Weigela:One of the smaller Weigela.:(wi-GE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):
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):
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):
Juncaceae::Blue Dart Juncus, Blue Dart Rush:A good vertical accent plant with stiff, upright bluish foliage.::
Caprifoliaceae ::Alfredo Viburnum:A compact from of the American Cranberry Bush.:(vy-BER-num):
Asteraceae ::Prairie blazing star:::
Vitaceae::Boston Ivy, Japanese Creeper:A vigorous growing vine attaching to walls by adhesive pads.:(par-then-oh-SIS-us):
Solanaceae ::Lime Green Nicotiana:A Nicotiana with lime green tubular flowers.:(nih-ko-shee-AH-nuh)(SAN-der-ay):
Poaceae::Pennisetum Jade Princess:A Pennisetum with bright chartreuse foliage and pollen less seed heads. This is a tender perennial grown as an annual.:(penn-i-SEE-tum):
Saxifragaceae::Federsee Astillbe, Catherine Deneuve Astilbe:An Astilbe with carmine-rose flowers:(ah-STIL-bee):
Rosaceae ::Geum Starkers Magnificum’ :A medium plant producing double tangerine orange flowers.::
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Bertram Anderson:A more up right and branched form of the species plant. Good for rock gardens, raised areas and containers. An improvement over Vera Jameson, with darker foliage and sturdier habit.::
Asteraceae::Pica Bella Coneflower:A florific Coneflower with spiky flowers.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
Oleaceae ::Summer Charm Chinese Tree Lilac, Summer Charm Lilac:A small tree with creamy white flowers. :(si-RING-ga)(pea-kin-EN-sis):
Salicaceae::Cannon Blue Willow:A dwarf Willow with blue-green foliage:(SAY-liks)(per-PU-ree-ah):
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):
Oleaceae:::::
Pinaceae::Varely Japanese Larch:A slow growing dwarf Larch:(LAR-iks)(KEM-fer-eye):
Crassulaceae::Paddle Plant, Desert Cabbage, Dog Tongue Plant:A succulent plant that can be grown as a House Plant or outdoors in the garden.::
Saxifragaceae ::Astillbe Ostrich Plume, Astillbe Straussenfeder:An interesting Astilbe with arching plume of light pink flower heads.:(ah-STIL-bee):
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
Lamiaceae::Filigran Russian Sage:A Russian Sage cultivars.:(per-OFF-skee-uh):
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
Saxifragaceae::Chocolate Ruffles Coral Bells, Heuchera Chocolate Ruffles:Chocolate colored ruffled leaves with plenty of flowers.:(HEW-ker-ah):Saxifragaceae
Cornaceae ::Silver and Gold Dogwood:A large shrub with variegated leaves and yellow stems.:(KOR-nus)(ser-EE-see-a):
Anacardiaceae::Daydream Smoke Bush:A hardy Smoke Bush that becomes packed with smoky-like flowers.:(ko-TI-nus)(ko-GIG-ri-a):
Cercidiphyllaceae:cercidiphyllaceae cercidiphyllum magnificum pendulum:Weeping Kastura Tree, Upright Weeping Katsura Tree:A slow growing small to medium tree with a weeping shape. Is reported to be larger and more upright than C.japonicum Pendulum.:(ser-si-di-FIL-um):4.5.5
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
Aceraceae ::Northwood Maple:A selection of Red Maple.:(AY-ser)(rue-BRUM):11.22.05
:combinations perennials:Perennial Combinations:This section contains a hodgepodge of pictures showing different perennials growing together.::4.5.5
Ranunculaceae::Spring Magic Columbines:A series of shorter Columbine for the front of a garden.:(ack-wi-LEE-gee-a):
Ranunculaceae::New Love Bush Clematis, New Love Clematis:A bush forming, self supporting Clematis with clusters of Blue flowers.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
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
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Neon, (Sedum spectabile):Name refers to the neon colored pink flowers. An improvement over Sedum Brilliant.::
Liliaceae::Hosta First Frost:A medium Hosta with bluish foliage and gold edge in the spring. The edge will change to creamy white.::
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
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
Pinaceae::Norway Spruce:A large conical Spruce tree. The branches on older trees tend to weep.:(PY-see-uh)(A-bees):
Brassicaceae::Lebanon Stonecress:A small plant for the alpine or rock garden.:(ieth-ee-o-NEE-a) (ko-rid-FOL-ee-um):
Cupressaceae::Boulevard Falsecypress, Blue Boulevard Falsecypress:A medium sized shrub or small tree with silvery blue to green foliage.:(kamma-SIP-eris)(pie-sif-er-ah):
Asteraceae::Bright Lights Cosmos:A free flowering Cosmos with hues of Oranges and Yellows:(KOZ-mos)(sul-fer-EE-us):
Pinaceae::Thume Blue Spruce:A dwarf Blue Spruce with powder blue needles.:(PIE-see-a)(PUN-genz)(Thuem):
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
Poaceae ::Maiden Grass:One of the older cultivars of Miscanthus.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
Pinaceae::Pygmaea Oriental Spruce:::
Acanthaceae::Yellow Queen Shrimp Plant:This version of the Shrimp plant has yellow bracts.::
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):
Oxalidaceae ::Creeping Red Sorrel:A common weed that is a major problem in greenhouse and nursery containers.:(oks-AL-iss) :5.1.05
Berberidaceae::Korean Barberry:One of the showier flowering Barberrys.:(Ber-ber-is)(kor-ee-AN-na):7.20.05
Begoniaceae::Santa Cruz Sunset Begonia:A pendulous Begonia with red to orange flowers.:(be-GON-yuh) :
Cornaceae:cornaceae cornus mass golden glory:Golden Glory Cornelian Cherry Dogwood:A very early blooming large shrub or small tree.::5.15.05
Araceae::Elephant Ears, Giant Taro:Produces large green leaves adding a tropical feel to the garden.::
Lamiacea::Monarda Its Magic:A tall Monarda with good mildew resistance.:(mo-NAR-da):
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):
Rosaceae::Siberian Meadowswwet, Dwarf Siberian Meadowsweet:A dwarf version of the Siberian Meadowsweek with pink flowers.:(fil-i-PEN-du-la)(pahl-MAY-tah):
Solanaceae::Sparkler Ornamental Pepper:An ornamental Pepper with lots of variegation on the foliage. Fruit are hot.: (KAP-sih-kum) (AN-yoo-um):
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):
Asteraceae::Emperor Williams Cornflower, Bluebottle, Garden Cornflower:A blue flowering Cornflower whose flowers look a lot like the perennial Corn Flower. A heirloom garden annual.:(sen-TAR-ee-uh):
Brassicaceae:brassicaceae thlaspi arvense:Field Penny Crest:An annual weed common throughout the USA.::4.11.5
Caprifoliaceae::Harvest Gold Viburnum, Park Harvest Viburnum:A Viburnum with yellow foliage in the spring.:(vy-BER-num):
Poaceae::Sweet Vernal Grass, Holy Grass, Vanilla Grass, Buffalo Grass:Has a sweet smelling odor when mature or cut.:(an-tho-ZAN-thum):
Asteraceae::Helianthus Soraya, Soraya Sunflower:A multi stemmed Sunflower with orangish flowers.:(hee-lee-AN-thus)(AN-yoo-us):
:things that make noise::::
Solanaceae::Chilly Chilli Ornamental Pepper:An edible hot Pepper plant producing upright fruit changing from greenish yellow to orange to red.::
Papaveraceae::Pizzicato Oriental Poppy:A series of Poppy with many different colors:(pa-PA-ver):
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
Rosaceae::Lancelot Flowering Crabapple:A small slow growing tree with white flowers.::
Scrophulariaceae::Veronica Goodness Grows:A long blooming low growing perennial with spikes of deep blue flowers.::
Euphorbiaceae:euphorbiaceae euphorbia pulcherrima:Poinsettia:Poinsettia are usually purchased as a holiday decoration and treated as a "throw away" plant. ::05.17.05
Plantaginaceae::Penstemon Rock Candy series:A series of compact Penstemon.:(pen-STE-mon):
Araliaceae::Russian Ivy:An evergreen woody vine growing similar to the more common English Ivy.:(HED-er-uh):
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.::
Cupressaceae:cupressaceae thuja plicata atrovirens:Western red cedar Atrovirens:One of the larger Cedars that is used in the landscape.::08.22.03 5.17.05
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
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):
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):
Crassulaceae::Fire Glow Sedum ( Sedum spurium Fire Glow ):A ground cover Sedum with red orange leaves.::
Ranunculaceae::Durandi Clematis:A strong non-clinging Clematis grown as a herbaceous perennial::
Euphorbiaceae:euphorbiaceae codiaeum variegatum pictum:Croton, Joseph's Coat:A group of tropical shrubs with very colorful leaves. Not the easiest plant to grow in the interior of houses.::5.17.05
Saxifragaceae::Mocha Mint Heuchera, Mocha Mint Coral Bells:A Heuchera with silvery foliage and red flowers.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Tropaelolaceae::Naturium Empress of India:This Nasturtium has deep green to olive green leaves with crimson red flowers.:(troo-PEE-oo-lum)(MA-jus):
Liliaceae:liliaceae hemerocallis bicolor daylily:Bicolor flowering Daylily:This section contains pictures of Daylily that have bicolor flowers.::7-19-02 4.22.05
Taxodiaceae::Krzysztof Yew:A narrow upright Yew.:(TAKS-us):
Cyperaceae::Palm Sedge :Called a Palm Sedge since its leaves somewhat resemble a Palm.:(KAIR-ex)(mus-king-goo-MEN-sis) :
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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
Rosaceae::Katheryn Dykes Potentilla:A Potentilla with light lemon yellow flowers and a lighter green foliage.:(poh-ten-TILL-uh)(froo-ti-KOH-suh) :
Apocynaceae::Pachypodium windsori:An interesting plant forming a tree like caudex.::
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):
Ericaceae::Golden Lights Rhododendron:An extremely floriferous member of the Northern Lights Azaleas series:(roo-do-DEN-dron):1.11
Caprifoliaceae::Alabama Crimson Honeysuckle:A fast growing vine with deep red trumpet flowers.:(lon-ISS-er-ah)(semp-per-VEER-enz):
Taxodiaceae ::Kelseyi Yew, Berrybush Yew:A female yew with dark green needles:(TAKS-us):
Fagaceae ::Pin Oak, Swamp Oak:A faster growing Oak strongly pyramidal at youth.::
Balsaminaceae::Fiesta Ole Peppermint:Where this Impatien may lack in flower production, it makes up with the variegated foliage.:(im-PAY-shuns):
Araceae::Giant Elephant Ears, Giant Colocasia:A green foliage Elephant Ears that reach gigantic size.:(kol-oh-KAY-see-uh):
Caprifoliaceae ::Black Beauty Elderberry:An improved purple-leaf form of Sambucus nigra.:(sam-BOO-kus)(NY-grah):
Malvaceae::Double Pink Hollyhock:A Hollyhock with large soft pink apricot flowers.:(al-SEE-a)(Ro-see-a):
Rosaceae ::Crimson and Gold Flowering Quince:A red flowering Quince.:(kee-NOM-e-lez):
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
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):
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
Asteraceae::Rudbeckia Corona:A well branched compact annual Rudbeckia loaded with semi-double flowers.:(ruh-TIB-ih-duh):
Araceae::Zantedeschia Sunshine, Calla Lily Sunshine:A bright yellow to golden yellow Calla Lily.::
Scrophulariaceae::Veronicastrum Fascination:A cultivar of Culvers Root (Veronicastrum) with pink flowers.:(ver-on-i-KAS-trum)(vir-JIN-ih-kum):
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
Liliaceae::Tiny Tears Hosta, Young Maidan Host:A dwarf mounding Hosta with green heart shaped leaves.::
Euphorbiaceae::Euphorbia Burgundy Wine, Burgundy Wine Caribbean Copper Plan:A tender perennial used as an annual in colder hardiness zones. Used for it burgundy foliage.::
Magnoliaceae ::Magnolia Golden Lantern:A small tree with pale yellow flowers.:(mag-NO-li-ah):
Asteraceae:asteraceae achillea millefolium cultivars:Achillea cultivars:I have grouped these together for convenience and they probably are but may not be A. millefolium hybrids.:(ak-i-LEE-ah)(mil-lee-FO-le-um):02.21.02, rev09.13.03 4.9.5
Pinaceae ::Compact Englemann Spruce:A compact cultivar of the Englemann Spruce.:(PIE-see-ah):
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
Geraniaceae::Blue Sunrise Geranium:Lavender blue flowers against chartreuse foliage::
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):
Crassulaceae::Pink Chalis Sedum:A variegated sport of Sedum Brilliant with blue green leaves and white edge. Vibrant pink flowers.::
Dryopteridaceae::Tattering Fern:A chance cultivar of the Lady Fern that physically is entirely different looking.:(ah-THEE-ree-um):
: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
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
Fabaceae::Purple Robe Black Locust:A Black Locust with violet purple flowers.:(roe-BIN-nee-uh)(sue-doe-uh-KAY-shuh):
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 ::Salvia Marble Arch:::
Saxifragaceae::Deutzia gracillis aurea:A deutzia with yellow foliage during the spring.:(DUUT-si-a)(GRAS-l-lis):
Verbenaceae ::Temari Verbena:A vigoruos mounding trialing Verbena with over 15 differnt colors.:(ver-BEN-ah):
Lamiaceae ::Ajuga Black Scallop:A low growing almost black colored Ajuga.::
Liliaceae::Dracaena Bloodstone:For use as a landscape plant, container plant and house plant.::
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):
Rosaceae::Weeping Higan Cherry, Weeping Spring Cherry:A very cold tolerant weeping form of the Higan Cherry.:(PRU nus)(sub-her-TEL-la):
Liliaceae::Hosta Great Expendations:A large, slow growing Hosta with creamy yellow center surrounded by a bluish green margin.:part shade to shade:
Osmundaceae::Royal Fern, Flowering Fern:A large fern for the wet areas of the garden.::04.20.06
Oleaceae::Alphonse Lavallee Lilac:An old cultivar of the common Lilac originating in around 1885.:(si-RING-gah)(vul-GAIR-iss):
Juncaceae::Twisted Arrow Rush:A combination of Juncus Blue Arrows for height and Juncus Spiralis to fill in the base.:(JUN-kus)(eh-FYOO-sus):
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):
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
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
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.::
Geraniaceae::Lady Plymouth Scented Geranium:A rose scented Geranium with deeply cut, white edged gray leaves.:(pe-lar-GO-nee-um)(grav-ee-OH-lens):04.14.06
Liliaceae:liliaceae 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):
Amarylidaceae::Naked Lady, Resurrection Lily, Surprise Lily:Flowers appear on naked stalks in the late summer from dormant bulbs.::
Agavaceae::Spoon Yucca, Desert Spoon, Common Sotol:A long lived low maintenance plant that thrives in heat and dry sites.::
Lauraceae::Spice Bush:A native small tree or shrub found growing in shaded moist sites.:(lin-DER-ah)(BEN-zoh-in):
:mixed garden scenes annuals fox river #1::A large garden in front of Fox River Greenhouses and Landscaping, Big Bend, Wisconsin::4.5.5
Primulaceae:primulaceae dodecatheon meadia:Shooting Star, Eastern Shooting Star, Prairie Pointer:Given the proper site and care, this can be a great addition to the garden. A captivating spring blooming plant for the woodland garden.::7-31-01 5.10.05
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) :
Pinaceae::Fastigiate Blue Spruce:A smaller narrow Spruce with erect branches.:(PIE-see-a)(PUN-genz):
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.::
Saxifragaceae::Astilboides:The large leaves adds a tropical look to the not so tropical cooler climate gardens::
Lamiaceae ::Mother of Thyme, Creeping Thyme, Wild Thyme:One of the more common and readily available Thyme.:(THY-mus)(ser-FIL-lum):
Lamiaceae::Golden Oregano:A gold leaf form of Oregano.:(oh-RIG-a-num)(vul-GA-re):
Aceraceae::Bonfire Maple:A fast growing Sugar Maple selection with good heat resistance and fall foliage color.::11.22.05
Asteraceae::Angels Tears Yarrow, Angels Tears Achillea:An Achillea with a plethora of small double white flowers.:(ak-i-LEA)(TAR-mik-ka):
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Honey Song:::
Cactaceae::Red Headed Irishman:A columnar Mammillaria pink to purple flowers.::4.12.5
Geraniaceae::Geranium Brookside:A sprawling Geranium with sapphire-blue flowers.::
Asteraceae::Oriental Limelight Artemisia:A beautifully variegated Artemisia. Will grow best in less fertile, well drained soils. Will rapidly spread and flop in fertile, moist soils.:(ar-te-MIZ-ia) or (ar-te-ME-zhe-a):12.10
Magnoliaceae::Magnolia Randy:A hybrid Magnolia from "Eight Little Girl" series. Has red-purple flowers.:(mag-NO-li-ah):
Primulaceae ::Rubin Auslese Primula:A cultivar of the Drumstick Primula:(PRIM-eu-la)(den-tik-ew LAH-ta):
Cactaceae::Red Orchid Cactus:An epiphytic tropical cactus with large red flowers. Happily grows in hanging baskets.::
Brassicaceae::Pygmaea Candytuft:A ground hugging Candytuft.:(eye-BEER-is) (sem-per-VY-renz):
Rosaceae ::Potentilla Veitchi:A yellow flowering Potentilla:(po-ten-TIL-a)(fro-ti-KO-sa):
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):
Primulaceae::Cyclamen purpurascence:A hardy Cyclamen native to deciduous forests.:(SIK-lah-men):
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
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
Asparagaceae:liliaceae sansevieria propagation - partial leaf cuttings:Sansevieria (partial leaf cuttings):Pictures and descriptions of propagating Sansevieria by partial leaf cuttings::4.26.05
Rubiaceae:rubiaceae galium aparine:Bedstraw, Cleavers, Goose Grass:A sprawling weedy wildflower with stems covered with rasping prickles on the stem.::5.27.05
Dryopteridaceae::Ghost Fern:An unusual fern with silvery white fronds.:(a-THI-ree-um)(nip-pon-IK-cum):
Liliaceae::Pandora's Box Daylily:An evergreen Daylily with a large bold eye and contrasting ground color.:(hem-er-o-kal-lis):
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):
Ranunculaceae::Diamonds Blue Delphinium:A short lived compact Delphinium with panicles of blue flowers. Has more of a rounded flower panicle as opposed to the vertical flowers we thank of Delphiniums having:(del-FIN-ee-um):
Cornaceae ::Sunshine Dogwood:A large shrub with gold variegated foliage and yellow twigs:(KOR-nus)(ser-EE-see-a):
Asteraceae::Coreopsis Dream Catcher:A florific Coreopsis with dark pink-magenta flowers.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Salicaceae::Blunt-leaved Willow:A low prostrate Alpine shrub reaching only a few inches tall. A good plant for rock gardens. The stems hug the contour of the ground.::
Oleaceae::Monge Lilac:A common Lilac cultivar with single red-purple flowers.::
Pinaceae:pinaceae picea pungens prostrata:Picea Prostrata:Picea prostrata is a catch all group of spruce that are prostrate spreading.::
Juncaceae::Hedgehog Juncus, Hedgehog Rush:A compact vertical accent plant with stiff upright blueish green leaves.:(JUN-kus)(in-FLEX-us) :
Verbenaceae::Golden Ring Lantana:::
Liliaceae::Daylily Autumn Minaret:A very tall late blooming heirloom Daylily.:(hem-er-o-kal-lis:
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
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):
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):
Goodeniaceae::Fan Flower:A heat loving plant commonly used in containers.:(skay-VO-la)(ay-MEW-la):12.15.05
Violaceae::Etain Viola::(vi-O-la):
Asparagaceae::Cherry Sensation Cordyline:A tropical plant that is commonly used in combination with flowering annuals in outdoor pots and sometimes in gardens. Also can be grown as a colorful indoor plant.:(kor-dil-LYE-nee):
Campanulaceae ::Bellissimo Blue :A Campanula carpatica cultivar with blue flowers.:(kam-PAN-u-la)((kar-PAT-i-ka):
Caryophyllaceae ::Flashing Lights Dianthus, Flashing Lights Maiden Pinks:A mat forming trailing perennial with red flowers.::
Lamiaceae ::Lamium Ghost:A vigorous form of Lamium with silvery greenish white Ghostly Leaves.:(lay-MEE-um)(mak-ew-LAH-tum):
Fagaceae::Purple Fountain Beech:A weeping Beech cultivar with narrow upright growth and weeping branches.:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
Araceae::Poly Sprout Green Dragon, Poly Sprout Pinellia:The inside of the spath of this hybrid Pinellia is a soft pink. :(pie-NEL-ee-uh):
Lamiaceae::Salvia Mystic Blue:One of the earlier blooming Salvia farinacea cultivars. A tender perennial grown as an annual.:(SAL-vee-a)(fa-rih-NAY-see-a):
Lamiaceae::Faassen Nepeta, Catmint:One of the original Catmint hybrids,:(NEP-eh-tuh)(fah-SEN-ee-eye):
Magnoliaceae::Gold Cup Magnolia:Heavy textured, cup shaped flowers of deep yellow color.:(mag-NO-lee-uh):
Plumbaginaceae::Cottontail Sea Thrift:A Sea Thrift with globes of white flowers.:(ar-MEER-i-ah):
Lamiaceae ::Variegated Obedient Plant, Variegated False Dragonhead:A variegated Obedient plant with rosy pink flowers. Can become aggressive if grown in rich moist soils.:(fi-so-STEE-ji-ah)(ver-jin-i-A-na):
Solanaceae::Supertunia Petunia series:A series of easy to grow Petunia with a vast array of colors and types. Excellent in containers and gardens.::
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
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae weigela florida:Weigela Eva Supreme:A medium to large growing shrub with bright red funnel shaped flowers.:(wi-GE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):4.12.05
Poaceae::Morning Light Miscanthus:A 4-5 foot growing rounded grass with a clean variegated narrow leaf.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
Scrophulariaceae::Culvers Root:A tall wild flower with spikes of white flower. Prefers full sun and moist soils. Adds a strong vertical element to the garden.:(ver-on-i-KAS-trum):
Asteraceae::False mayweed, Scentless chamomile, False Chamimile:A plant with good floral characteristics but has become a noxious weed in many areas.::
Apiaceae::Sweet Cicely, Myrrh:A mounding perennials with fern-like foliage. Seeds, leaves and roots all have culinary value.:(MEER-iss)(oh-dor-AY-tah):
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):
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
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
Rutaceae::Common Rue, Herb of Grade:A subshrub grown for the blue green foliage.::
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
Lamiaceae::Herrenhausen Oregano, Herrenhausen Ornamental Oregano:An ornamental Oregano with flowers that look like small Common Lilac flowers.:(or-RI-ga-num)(lee-vih-GAY-tum):
Rosaceae::Pauls Scarlet Hawthorn:A red flowering Hawthorn.:(kra-TEE-gus):
Asteraceae::Coreopsis Golden Rain, Coreopsis Golden Showers:A hardy busy upright Coreopsis that blooms most of the summer.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Asteraceae::Chocolate Eupatorium:A selection of the White Snake Root (Eupatorium rugosum) with dark burgundy foliage. :(yew-pah-TOR-ee-um)(roo-GO-sum):
Rosaceae ::Creeping Cotoneaster:A rather slow low growing Cotoneaster.:(ko-tone-EE-aster)(ad-PRES-us):7.15.05
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):
Ericaceae ::Gibraltar Rhododendron:A deciduous Rhododendron with vivid orange flowers.::
Cupressaceae::Lemon Thread False Cypress:Lemon yellow thread-like foliage is the main feature of this plant.:(kamma-SIP-eris)(pie-sif-er-ah):
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
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
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 hosta sieboldiana golden sunburst:Hosta Golden Sunburst:A medium to large mounding plant with corrugated golden foliage.::4.26.05
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
Musaceae::Blood Bannana:A large tropical tender perennial with random blotched leaves. In colder regions they are over wintered indoors.:(MOO-sah)(zeb-REE-nah):
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):
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae geranium clarkei kashmir white:Kashmir White Geranium:An easy to grow white flowering, mid-sized hardy Geranium for the full sun to partial shaded area of the garden.::02.21.02 4.18.05
Caprifoliaceae ::Red Prince Weigela:One of the best red flowering Weigela.:(wi-GE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):
Malvaceae:malvaceae abutilon hybridum:Flowering Maple:A relatively easy to grow evergreen shrub from the tropics. Can be grown as an indoor flowering plant.:(ab-YEW-tih-lon):4.27.05
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):
: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"::
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
Aceraceae::Garnet Japanese Maple:A burgundy colored lace-type Japanese Maple.:(AYE-ser)(pal-MA-tum):
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Carl, Carl Sedum:Another improved version of the ubiquitous Sedum Autumn Joy.::
Agavaceae::White-Striped Century Plant, White-Centered Mexican Century Plant:An attractive Agave with a white stripe down the center of the leaves.:(a-GAH-vee):
Hydrophyllaceae::Virginia Water leaf, John's-cabbage, Shawnee-salad:A native wild flower for moist areas. ::
Poaceae::Porcupine Grass:A tall Miscanthus with gold horizontal bands across the foliage.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis) :
Onagraceae::Firecracker Fuchsia:A striking Fuchsia with tri-colored leaves.:(fyew-sha):
Scrophulariaceae:scorphulariaceae chelone oblique:Pink Turtle-head, Turtle Head:A medium spreading, medium height, pink flowering plant. Grows best in moist sites.:(chel-O-nee)(GLA-bra):4.12.05
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):
Malvaceae::Purple Poppy Mallow, Wine Cups, Poppy Mallow, Finger Poppy Mallow:A low growing, ground cover like perennial with lots of wine to magenta colored cup shaped flowers:(kal-lee-RO-ee)((in-vol-yew-KRAH-ta):
Asteraceae:asteraceae aster novi-belgii snow cushion:Aster Snow Cushion:A short compact white flowering Aster.::4.9.5
Begoniaceae::Cute Kiss Pink Begonia:A mounding Begonia with two toned flowers on pendulous stems.:(be-GON-yuh) :
Violaceae::Birdfoot Violet:A short lived perennial wild flower that can readily reseed.:(vi-O-la):
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
Crassulaceae::Hens and Chicks with green foliage, House Leek:A grouping of Hens and Chicks with greenish foliage.:(sem-per-VEEV-um)(tek-TOH-rum):
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
Papaveraceae::Greater Celandine, Tetterwort:An introduced wild flower with yellow flowers has become ecologically invasive.:(kel-ee-DON-ee-um MAY-jus):
Asteraceae::Henry Eilers Rudbeckia:A cultivar of the native Fragrant Coneflower. The petals are tubular with blunt tips.:(rud-BEK-ee-a):
::Border 1:::
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: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
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::Christmas Holly Flowering Crab:Bright red buds opening into white flower with persistent small red fruit.::
Piperaceae:piperaceae piper ornatum:Celebes Pepper, Ornamental Pepper:A vine with colorful heart-shaped leaves.:(pep-er-ROH-mee-uh):5.7.05
Liliaceae::Canadian Shield Hosta:A small to medium shiny green leaf Hosta.::
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):
Piperaceae::Variegated Peperomia:This is a variegated form of Peperomia obtusifolia. :(pep-er-ROH-mee-uh) :5.7.05
Rosaceae::Dwarf Meadowsweet, Filipendula 'Kahome' :A dwarf meadow sweet with frothy pink flowers.:(fil-i-PEN-du-la):
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
Poaceae ::Pennisetum Jester:An improved ornamental millet grass. This Pennisetum is an annual.:(penn-i-SEE-tum):
Caprifoliaceae ::Cranberry Viburnum:A medium to tall shrub with white flowers, red berries and variable fall foliage color.:vy-BER-num):
Amaranthaceae::Beefsteak:An Iresine with intense red foliage.:(eh-ri-SEE-nay)(herb-sti-ee):4.8.5
Apocynaceae::Expoflora Vinca:An improved cultivar of the Variegated Vinca vine.:VING-kuh):
Polygonaceae:polygonaceae polygonum pensylvanicum:Pennsylvania Smartweed:A member of the Knotweed or Smartweed group of plants.::12.21.01 5.9.05
Asteraceae::Helenium Butterpat:A late blooming perennial with buttery yellow flowers. A medium to large plant for the full sun.::
Fagaceae :::::
Plantaginaceae::Pineleaf Penstemon, Pineneedle Bearded Tongue:A compact version of Pineneedle Penstemon that is at home in the hot dry areas of the garden.:(pen-STE-mon):09.23.05
Rosaceae::White Gold Spirea:The first white flowering yellow foliage Spirea.::
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
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):
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):
Poaceae::Little Blue Stem Carousel:A dwarf some what mounded Little Blue Stem cultivar.:(skits-ah-KEER-ee-um)(skoh-PAIR-ee-um):
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):
Hippocastanaceae ::Autumn Splendor :A small hardy tree with excellent fall foliage.:(es-KU-lus):
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.::
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):
:pots of plants fiber lined pots annuals::This section contains pictures of potted annuals in fiber lined pots.::4.5.5
Polemoniaceae::Red Wing Creeping Phlox:A low growing ground cover perennial with moss-like foliage and reddish flowers in May.::
Asteraceae::Pale Indian Plantain, Pale Plantain:A tall Prairie plant with white flowers.::5.16.05
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):
Anacardiaceae::Prairie Flame Shining Sumac:A Sumac that has brilliant fall foliage color.:(rhoos)(ko-pal-LI-na):
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
Magnoliaceae::Magnolia Jane:A hybrid Magnolia from "Eight Little Girl" series.:(mag-NO-li-ah):
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Autumn Fire:Another improvement of the tried and true Sedum Autumn Joy.::
Apiaceae::Masterwort Rainbow:Delicate star like flowers with a ring of bracts.:(a-STRAN-tee-a)(m-A-jor):05.06.06
Poaceae::Vertigo Pennisetum:A warm season perennial grass, grown as an annual north of zone 9. Foliage gets darker as the season gets hotter. A tender perennial frown as an annual in color hardiness zones.:(penn-i-SEE-tum):
Lamiaceae::Pink Chablis Lamium:A pink flowering Lamium with White Nancy like foliage.:(lay-MEE-um)(mak-ew-LAH-tum):
Ranunculaceae::Peony Bartzella:A beautiful yellow Peony that is an intergeneric cross.::
Rosaceae::Prairie Fire Flowering Crab:A medium to large ornamental Crab.::
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
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
Crassulaceae::Reflexed Stonecrop, Blue Stonecrop, Jenny's Stonecrop:A low growing Sedum tolerant of poor sites. Has blue spruce-like foliage and yellow flowers.::
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):
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):
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
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
Amarylidaceae:amarylldaceae clivia miniata:Kalir Lily, Clivia:This plant produces clusters of orange flowers that are spectacular, and well worth the effort of growing this large, remarkably tough plant.::8-11-01, rev. 09.26.03
Saxifragaceae::Rosamund Coral Bells,:An older Heuchera cultivar with green leaves and a prodigious amount of flowers.::
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
Fagaceae::Fern Leaf European Beech, Cutleaf European Beech, Fernleaf Beech:An European Beech cultivar with deeply cut leaves.:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
Zygophyllaceae:zygophyllaceae tribulus terrestris:Puncturevine, Clatrop:This plant considered a noxious weed.::
Cornaceae::Flowering Dogwood:A native small tree with white flowers.:(KOR-nus):
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
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::Tassel Flower:An heirloom flower with orange-red tassel flowers on long wiry stems.:(e-MEE-lee-a):8.21.05
Bromeliaceae::Guzmania wittmacki:::
Bromeliaceae::Aechmea Lois Pride:An Aechmea with variegated foliage and a strong colorful inflorescence.:(eek-MEE-uh):
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):
Pinaceae::Valley Cushion Mugo Pine:A very hardy, low growing wide spreading Mugo Pine.:(PIE-nus)(MU-go):
Papilionaceae::Babtisia Carolina Moonlight:A vigorous, easy to grow long lived perennial.:(bap-TIS-ee-uh):
Oleaceae:oleaceae forsythia:Forsythia:This section will have some general shots of unknown cultivars. :(for-SITH-i-a):4.30.05
Asteraceae ::Arizona Sun Gaillardia series:A Gaillardia with orange red blossoms tipped by a ring yellow.:(gah-LARD-ee-uh):
Lamiaceae ::Silver Beauty Ajuga, Variegated Ajuga:A slow growing white variegated Ajuga cultivar.:(a-JOO-guh)(REP-tans):
Bromeliaceae::Air Plants, Airplants, Tillys:Called air plants because they do not require soil to live.::
Juncaceae::Blue Arrows Rush, Blue Arrows Juncus:A nice accent plant with stiff upright gray-blue leaves.:(JUN-kus)(in-FLEX-us) :
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):
Oleaceae:oleaceae fraxinus americana autumn purple:Autumn Purple Ash:A selection of White Ash with deep reddish purple fall color.:(FRACK-sih-nus)(ah-mair-i-KAY-nuh):4.30.05
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
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):
Anacardiaceae:anacardiaceae rhus typhina bailtiger:Tiger Eyes Cutleaf Sumac:A Cut-leaf Sumac type with bright yellow foliage during the growing season and vivid fall colors.:(rhoos or Rhus)(TIE-fee-na):4.8.5
Nyctaginaceae::Lime Light 4 O' clock Flower:A tender perennial grown as annual. Has chartreuse foliage accented with red flowers. A tender perennial grown as an annual.:(mi-RA-bi-liss)(ha-LA-pa):
Oleaceae ::Palibin Lilac, Dwarf Korean Lilac:A compact Lilac with whitish lilac colored flowers.:(si-RING-a)(MY-er-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
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):
Gentianaceae:gentianaceae gentianella quinquefolia:Stiff Gentian, Ague-weed:An annual Gentian found growing in woods and damp meadows.::11.21.02 5.18.05
Cupressaceae::Weeping Nootka Cypress:A weeping form of the Nootka Cypress.:(kam-e-SIP-a-ris)(noot-ka-TEN-sis):
Caryophyllaceae::Rose Champion, Mullein Pink:A neat plant with rose to red flowers and gray foliage. A prolific reseeding plant.:(LICK-nis)(ko-ro-NAH-ree-a):
Saxifragaceae::Montrose Ruby Coral Bells, Montrose Ruby Heuchera:A Coral Bell with bronze leaves that are reddish bronze on the underside.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Sapindaceae::Golden Rain Tree, Panicled Golden Rain Tree, Shower Tree, Pride of India, Varnish Tree:A fast growing medium size tree with yellow flowers in July followed by ornamental seed pods.:(kol-ro-TE-ri-ah)(pan-ik-uu-LA-ta):
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
Pinaceae::Dwarf Himalayan Pine:A slow growing dwarf form of the Himalayan Pine. Very difficult to find concrete data on this plant. The nurseries that grow it list it at a wide range of shapes and sizes.:(PY-nus)(wal-lik-ee-AH-nuh):
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):
Primulaceae::Yellow Loosestrife, Circle Flower:A spreading hardy perennial with yellow flowers clustered in the leaf axis.:(ly-siMOK-ee-ah)(punk-Ta-ta):
Scrophulariaceae:scrophulariaceae diascia:Diascia Sun Chimes:A pink/peach Diascia that produced flowers all summer in my containers.:(di-AS-SHE-ah)(BAR-ber-ee):6.24.05
Brassicaceae::Common Dog Mustard, Dog Mustard:An escaped plant commonly found in disturbed areas.::
Pinaceae::Wilsons Spruce:A needled evergreen tree.:(PI-see-AH):
Campanulaceae::Techno Heat Lobelia:A series of Lobelia that are more heat tolerant along with intense colors.This is the best Lobelia cultivar that I have used. Really a tender perennial grown as an annual.:lo-BEE-lee-ah:
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.::
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 ::Summer Jewel Red Salvia:An earlier blooming Salvia coccinea type. With red flowers on 20 inch plants. AAS Bedding Plant Award Winner in 2011.:(SAL-vee-a)(kok-SIN-ee-a):
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):
Oleaceae::Charles Jolly Lilac:A double reddish purple Lilac introduced in the late 1800's.:(si-RING-A)(vul-GAR-is):
Campanulaceae::Blue Moon Lobelia:An annual Lobelia with dark violet blue flowers.:(lo-BEE-li-ah):
Cyperaceae::Common Oak Sedge, Pennsylvania sedge:A good plant for average to dry shade. Produces soft clumps of green grass-like leaves.:(KAIR-ex):
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
Buxaceae::Green Gem Boxwood:A smaller Boxwood that resists winter burn.::
Sapindaceae::Yellowhorn, Popcorn Shrub, Chinese Chestnut, :A small tree or a large shrub with 6-10 inch long racemes of white flowers starting in mid-May.:(zan-THOS-er-as)(sor-bi-FO-li-um):
Malvaceae ::Hibiscus Cherie:A tropical orange flowering Hibiscus. Great plant for containers.::
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):
Asparagaceae:: Brians Diamonds Cordyline, Brians Diamonds Ti Plant:A tropical plant that is commonly used in combination with flowering annuals in outdoor pots and sometimes in gardens. Also can be grown as a colorful indoor plant.:(kor-dil-LYE-nee):
Asteraceae::Common Yarrow, Rose Common Yarrow:A pink-flowered form of common yarrow,:(ak-i-LEE-ah)(mil-lee-FO-le-um):
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
Onagraceae ::American Willow Herb, Hairy Willow Herb:A 3-5 foot erect plant with small white flowers found n wet areas.::
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
Bromeliaceae::Aechmea nidularioides:::
Hydrangeaceae::Chantilly Lace Hydrangea:An improvement over other H. paniculata cultivars because of white flowers and strong flower stems.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
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.::
Araceae ::Velvet Leaf Philodendron:A vine type Philodendron with velvety iridescent bronze green leaves.::11.28.05
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
Araceae:araceae epipremnum aureum marble queen:Marble Queen Devil's Ivy:Marble Queen is a cultivar of the more common "Devil's Ivy". Marble Queen has white variegation in the leaves. Devil's Ivy has yellow variegation in the leaves.:(epi-PREEM-num)(AW-ree-um):4.5.8
Caprifoliaceae ::Rusty Blackhaw Viburnum, Southern Blackhaw:A larger shrub or small tree with glossy foliage.::
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):
Scrophulariaceae::Prostrate Speedwell:A mat forming groundcover that is covered with flowers when in bloom.:(veh-RON-ih-ka) (prost-RAY-tuh):
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
Lamiaceae::Alpine Skull Cap:A low growing plant flowers have a white lower lip and purple hood.:(skew-teh-LARE-ee)(AL-pin-ah):
Liliaceae:liliaceae haworthis:Haworthia:A nice small, relatively easy to grow succulent plant. Perfect size for the window sill garden.::4.22.05
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):
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):
Plantaginaceae::Dark Towers Penstemon:A long blooming Penstemon with pink flowers and wine red foliage. Reported to be better than P. Huskers Red.:(pen-STE-mon):
Caryophyllaceae::Devon Cottage Rosy Cheeks Dianthus:A new Dianthus with lavender pink flowers that is a repeat bloomer:(dye-AN-thus):
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
Hydrangeaceae ::Star Burst Hydrangea, Hayes Starburst:Star Burst has a loose white flower with dropping ray florets.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(ar-bo-RES-enz):
Apocynaceae::Vinca maculata, Surrey Marble Vinca:A Vinca major vine with a golden center on each leaf. In zone #5 grown as an annual.:(VING-kuh):
Cyperaceae ::Carex elata aurea:A gold leaf tuft forming sedge. this may be the same plant as Bowles Golden Sedge.:(KAIR-ex):
Crassulaceae::Xenox Sedum, Xenox Stonecrop:An upright shrubby Sedum with dark foliage and pink flowers. Considered to be an improved Sedum Purple Emperor.::
Aceraceae::Girard's Hybrid Paperbark Maple:A hybrid of the Paper Bark Maple.:(AYE-cer)(GRIS-ee-um):11.22.05
Lamiaceae::Lemon Monarda, Lemon Mint, Lemon Beebalm, Lemon Horsemint, Plains Horsemint, Lemon Bergamot:A fragrant Monarda grown as an annual.::
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):
::Mildew:Mildew is the generic name for the fungus that causes plant diseases. ::
Papilionaceae::Baptisia used in gardens:This page contains images of the False Indigo plant used in gardens.:(bap-TIS-ee-uh):
Hydrangeaceae::Lets Dance Big Easy Hydrangea:An improved mop head Hydrangea, blooming on old and new wood.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(mack-row-FIL-ah):
Betulaceae ::Purple Haze American Filbert:An American Filbert cultivar with dark reddish purple foliage.::
Poaceae::Greater Quacking Grass:A favorite annual grass with graceful nodding flower heads which are segmented and shaped like small lanterns.:(BREY-zah):
Liliaceae::Hosta Lakeside Cha Cha:Lakeside Cha Cha is a large upright clump with green leaves and a cream to lime green border. ::
Liliaceae ::Hosta clausa, Hosta Tsubomi Giboshi:A spreading Hosta with green spear shaped leaves and a plethora of purple closed flower.::
Taxodiaceae ::Brownii Yew, Browns Yew:A dense growing rounded shaped Yew with brownish yellow new growth:(TAKS-us):
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
Asteraceae::Heliopsis Summer Sun:A compact plant with single to double golden yellow flowers.:(hee-li-OP-sis)(hee-li-AN-thoi-deez)(SKAY-bra):
Geraniaceae::Scented Geranium Charity:A scented Geranium with maple leaf shaped leaves with yellow centers.:(pel-ar-GO-ni-um):
Gentianaceae ::Crested Gentian:One of the more amendable Gentians to grow in a rock garden.:(JEN-shee-ah-nah)(sep-tem-fye-dah):
Geraniaceae::White Spotted Geranium:A white form of the more common pink Spotted or Wild Geranium.::
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):
Poaceae ::Red Baron Japanese Blood Grass:A red leaf grass that grows best in full sun moist to wet conditions.:(im-per-AH-tah):
Asteraceae:compositae cosmos sulphureus sunset:Sunset Cosmos:This cultivar is an All American winner. A medium tall to medium spreading plant for the full sun, hot dry areas of the garden. Orange-scarlet to vermilion-red, semi-double flowers.:(KOZ-mos)(sul-fer-EE-us):7-21-01 4.16.05
Poaceae:poaceae bouteloua curtipendula:Side-Oats Grama:Forms small tufts of narrow leaves with arching flower scapes.::5.7.05
Solanaceae:solanaceae solanum dulcamara:Nighshade, Bittersweet, Bittersweet Nightshade, Bitter Nightshade, Blue Bindweed, Amara Dulcis, Climbing Nightshade, Fellenwort, Felonwood, Poisonberry:A weak vine having purple flowers with a yellow center. The leaves and fruit are toxic.::02.24.02 6.25.05
Liliaceae::Splendens Tiger Lily:A Tiger Lily type bulb with red orange flowers.::
Ranunculaceae::Aquilegia Origami. Columbine Origami:A free flowering Columbine with flowers 2-3 inch flowers.:(ack-wi-LEE-gee-a):
Fabaceae::Lilac Time Scotch Broom:A Scotch Broom with light lilac colored flowers.:(SIT-is-us)(sko-PAIR-ee-us):
Liliaceae:liliaceae allium schoenoprasum:Chives:A multipurpose purpose plant grown for its foliage, flowers and culinary virtues.::4.22.05
Brassicaceae::Red Streak Mustard, Red Streaked Mizuna:A cool season plant with deeply cut reddish leaves. Has the taste of mild mustard.::
Apocynaceae::Seaford Skies Amsonia:A cultivar of the Arkansas Amsonia.:(am-SO-nee-ah)(hew-BRIK-tee-eye):
Polygonaceae::Japanese Knotweed, Reynoutria Fleeceflower, Dwarf Japanese Fleeceflower:A fast growing ground cover.:(poe-LIG-o-num):
Araceae::Black Stem Elephant Ears:A large tropical plant with dark almost black stems and large leaves. Grown as an annual in colder hardiness zones.:(kol-oh-KAY-see-uh)(es-kew-LEN-tuh) :
Acanthaceae::Wavy Yellow:A nice fast growing vine or cascading plant for container gardening.::
:lights::This section contains pictures of different types of lights used in the landscape.::4.5.5
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):
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):
Vitaceae::Silver Vein Creeper, Chinese Virginia Creeper:A restrained Virgina Creeper with ornamental foliage.:(par-then-oh-SIS-us)(hen-ree-ay-na):
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) :
A:liliaceae sansevieria trifasciata:Snake Plant, Mother-in-Law's Tongue :One of the more common Sansevieria. A very long lived plant.:(san-se-VEER-ee-uh)(try-fask-ee-AH-tuh):
Liliaceae:liliaceae tulipa 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
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):
Berberidaceae::Burgundy Carousel Barberry:A medium size improved Red Barberry with burgundy foliage.:(Ber-ber-is)(thun-Ber-jee-a):
Lamiaceae::Longin Russian Sage:Perovoskia are loose airy sub shrubs with gray foliage and lavender blue flowers. Longin is a narrow more upright Russian Sage cultivar.:(per-OFF-skee-uh):
Asteraceae::Rocketman Coneflower:A purple colored Coneflower with long petals that hang down and look like a badminton shuttlecock.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah):
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):
Ranunculaceae::Clematis integrifolia Rosea:A non-climbing Clematis with nodding pink flowers. A good plant to scrabble trough shrubs.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
Bignoniaceae::Golden Catalpa, Golden Indian Bean :A cultivar of the southern Catalpa with yellowish foliage.:(ka-TAL-pa)(big-no-ni-OY-deez):
Acanthaceae:acanthaceae fittonia verschaffectii red veined:Red Veined Nerve Plant, Painted Net Leaf:A red leaf variety of the nerve plant. :(fit-TOH-neeuh):
Pinaceae::Scotch Pine, Scots Pine:A picturesque Pine with orange colored inner bark.:(PIE-nus)(sil-VES-tris):10.27.05
Rosaceae ::Pink Spires Flowering Crab:An upright flowering Crab.::
Solanaceae:solanaceae nicotiana suaveolans:Sweet Scented Tobacco, Australian Tobacco:A tender perennial grown as annual. Tall with tubular nodding flowers.:(ni-ko-shee-AN-a):6.24.05
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
Caryophyllaceae::Dianthus Pink Feather:Masses of single pink flowers with featherly edge.:(dye-AN-thus)(grah-tee-an-o-po-li-TAH-nus):
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae pelargoium crispum:Lemon-scented Geranium, Finger Bowl Geranium:A strongly lemon scented Geranium with small crinkled variegated leaves.:(pel-r-GO-ni-um):10.27.03 4.18.05
Rosaceae::Goldfinger Potentilla:A compact yellow Potentilla cultivar with large flowers.:(po-ten-TIL-a)(fro-ti-KO-sa):
Myricaceae::Northern Bayberry, Candleberry:A hardy shrub with waxy seeds and aromatic foliage.:(mi-RI-ca)(pen-sil-VA-ni-ka):
Caprifoliaceae ::Bitchiu Viburnum:A large open shrub flowering in the early spring.:(vy-Ber-num)(bitch-i-uu-EN-see):
Caprifoliaceae::Scarlet Elderberry, American Red Elderberry:This section has information and images of Scarlett Elderberry growing in natural sites.::
Liliaceae::Hosta Hanky Panky:A fast growing medium Hosta with gold edges shifting to white as the season progresses.::
Pinaceae::Inversa Norway Spruce:A Spruce that can be trained on a pole to create a graceful weeping plant or left to form a large prostrate carpet.:(PIE-see-uh)(AY-beez):
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
Solanaceae::Easy Wave Petunias:An improvement over the original Wave Petunia. Can be used as a ground cover in pots or hanging baskets.::
Cupressaceae::Woodward Globe Arborvitae:A large growing globe Arborvitae that probably isn't used as much today since there are many good dwarf globe varieties available.:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):
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):
Apiaceae::Eryngium Miss Willmott's Ghost.:A large spiny coarse plant with silvery flowers. Looks like a big thistle.:(er-RIN-jee-um)(jy-GAN-tee-um) :
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
Cupressaceae::Angelica Blue Juniper, Angelica Blue Pfitzer Juniper:A much improved cultivar of the Blue Pfitzer Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
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::Entertainer Oriental Lily:A dwarf Oriental Lily with rosy pink to red flowers.::
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
Juncaceae::Lovesick Blues Rush, Lovesick Blues Juncus:A Rush with steel blue foliage.:(JUN-kus)(in-FLEX-us) :
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
Orobanchaceae :scrophulariaceae agalinis tenuifolia:Slender False Foxglove, Slender Gerardia, Slender Agalinis, Common False Foxglove:A slender stemmed flowering annual.: :6.24.05
Urticaceae::Clearweed, Canadian Clearweed, Coolwort, Richweed :A weed that can become problematic when it builds up a seed bank in the soil.::
:::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.::
Gentianaceae:gentianaceae gentianopsis crinita:Fringed Gentian:This Gentian has fringed petals.::11.21.02 5.18.05
Ranunculaceae:ranunculaceae eranthis cilicica:Winter Aconite:An early spring blooming bulb. It has yellow flowers and will push through the snow to bloom.::4.16.02 5.11.05
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 dracaena sanderiana:Sander's Dracaena:A small relatively easy to grow plant. Recently it is being sold as "Lucky Bamboo"::4.22.05
Primulaceae::Kiosana Primula:A shade loving perennial Primula that slowly colonizes an area by rhizomes.::
Cupressaceae::Andorra Juniper:A wide spreading, softer ground cover Juniper turning plume color in the winter.:(ju-NIP-er-us) (hor-i-zon-TA-lis):
Asteraceae ::Marigold Photo Album:::
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
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
Agavaceae::Agave roezliana:A medium size Agave with a yellow central stripe.:(a-GAH-vee):
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::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):
Apocynaceae::Desert Rose:An interesting easy to grow succulent plant.::
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 ???)::
Rosaceae::Ballerina Rose:A large shrub rose producing masses of pink flowers.::
Cactaceae::Brittle Cactus, Fragile Prickly Pear:A winter hardy cactus.:(oh-PUN-shee-uh):
Asteraceae ::Primadonna Deep Rose Cone Flower:A large coneflower with large deep rose flowers.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
Piperaceae ::Peperomia scandens, Cupid Peperomia:A cascading Peperomia with variegated foliage.:(pep-er-ROH-mee-uh):5.7.05
Crassulaceae::Dazzleberry Sedum.:A vigorous Sedum with clusters of flowers and a chalky purple succulent foliage. Good for a ground cover plant.::
Asteraceae::Boltonia Jim Crockett:A compact version of the much larger Boltonia asteroides Snowbank.::
::British soldier lichen:::
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):
Asteraceae:compositae helianthus grosseserratus:Sawtooth Sunflower:An extremely tall native sunflower.:(HE-li-an-thus):09-24-01 4.16.05
Asteraceae ::Calico Aster, Starved Aster, One sided aster:A compact Aster laterfolius with purple to coppery foliage.:(as-TER)(lat-er-i-FLO-rus):
Celastraceae:celastraceae celastrus scandens native site:Bittersweet:Pictures of Bittersweet in a native site.::
Pinaceae ::Sunshine Blue Spruce:A dwarf Blue Spruce with bright yellow foliage in the spring to early summer.:(PIE-see-a)(PUN-genz):
Cornaceae::Madison Strain Black Gum:A strain of Black Gum developed from seeds collected in Madison, Wisconsin.::
Pinaceae ::Montgomery Spruce, RH Montgomery Spruce:A intense blue dwarf blue Spruce.:(PY-see-uh)(PUN-gens):4.21.05
Cycadaceae:cycadaceae cycas revoluta:Sago Palm, King Sago, Cycad:An easy to grow indoor plant. Be ware that it can get large and has sharp prickly leaf bases. Especially after the leaf dies.::5.17.05
Asteraceae::Rudbeckia Yellow Polka Dot Bikini:A Rudbeckia with thinner leaves and the flowers have more yellow.:(rud-BEK-ee-ah)(FULL-jih-dah) variety (sul-ih-VAN-tee-eye):
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):
Araceae::Tannia, Golden Elephant Ear, Lime Zinger:Large bright chartreuse leaves add a bright spot to a partial shaded area of the garden::
Fabaceae::White Clover:A common occurring plant found in the lawn and wild. The coveted four-leaf clover is found in this species.::
Balsaminaceae::Jungle Gold Impatiens:A tropical looking yellow flowering Impatiens.::
Ulmaceae:ulmaceae celtis occidentalis:Common Hackberry:A large, tough durable tree.:(SELL-tis)(ok-si-den-TALL-lis):7.3.05
Asparagaceae:liliaceae sansevieria parva:Kenya hyacinth:A very interesting type of Sansevieria. Producing long rhizomes that will hang out of the pot. :(san-se-VEER-ee-uh)(PAR-vuh):
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
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):
Ranunculaceae::Krinkle White Peony:A Peony with snow white single flowers with krinkled petals.::
Caryophyllaceae::Dianthus Parfait series:A striking cold tolerant plant when in bloom.:(dye-AN-thus)(chi-NEN-sis):11.11.05
Violaceae::Viola Velour Blue Bronze, Velour Blue Bronze Pansy:A series of Pansy with 1 inch flowers.:(VI-oh-la)(wit-rock-i-A-na):
Hydrophyllaceae::Baby Blue Eyes Nemophila:An annual with gorgeous blue flowers. Grows best in the cooler times of the growing season and quickly declines in hot weather.:(nee-mah-FIL-ah)(men-ZEE-see-ee):
Euphorbiaceae:euphorbiaceae acalypha hispida:Chenille Plant, Red Hot Cat's Tail, Philippines Medusa, Fox tail:The drooping tassels of flowers are the main attraction of this plant.:(a-KAL-ee-fa)(HIS-pi-da):12.29.02 5.17.05
Asteraceae: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
Lamiaceae::Coleus Alabama Sunset:An old favorite, with colorful foliage.:(sol-en-oh-STEM-on)(skew-tell-ar-ee-OH-ih-deez) :
Loganiaceae::Buzz Butterfly Bush series:A newer series of Buddleia that stay about a third the size of other varieties.:(bud-LEE-a)(day-VID-ee-a):
Ericaceae::April Dawn Rhododendron:A medium sized, hardy Rhododendron with lots of flowers.::
Rosaceae::Spirea Glow Girl:A Birchleaf Spirea with bright yellow foliage.::
Plantaginaceae::Tubular Bells Penstemon:One of the larger flowering of the Penstemon genus.:(pen-STE-mon):
Apocynaceae::Variegated VInca Minor:A variegated form of Vinca minor.:(VING-ka)(MY-nor):
Asparagaceae::Golden Bird's Nest Sansevieria:A birds nest form with golden yellow leaves.:(san-se-VEER-ee-uh)(try-fask-ee-AH-tuh):
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):
Poaceae::Festina Fescue:An improved version of this Fescue.:(fes-TOO-kah):
Rosaceae::Monarchs Velvet Potentilla, Monarchs Velvet Cinquefoil, Scarlet cinquefoil:A mounded plant with scarlet red flowers.:(poh-ten-TILL-uh)(THUR-ber-eye):
Oxalidaceae::Molten Lava Oxalis:A clover-like plant with bright foliage and yellow flowers.:(oks-AL-iss):
Asparagaceae::Red Star Cordyline:A tropical plant that is commonly used in combination with flowering annuals in outdoor pots and sometimes in gardens. It provides a nice red color. An extremely tough plant::
Amaranthaceae::Party Time Josephs Coat, Partytime Alternanthera:A Josephs Coat cultivar with pink and green leaves.:(al-ter-NANTH-ur-uh)(fy-KOY-dee-uh) :
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
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):
Solanaceae::Marbles Ornamental Peppers:An ornamental Pepper producing marble shaped multicolored fruit. Reported to have medium heat.:(KAP-sih-kum) (AN-yoo-um):
Saxifragaceae::Bridal Veil Astilbe, Brautschleier Astilbe:An old stand by white Astilbe.:(as-TIL-bee):
Pinaceae:pinaceae pinus strobus:White Pine, Eastern White Pine, Weymouth Pine:A very large growing conifer. Probably best used in parks and larger propreties.:(PIE-nus((STROH-bus):06.17.03 5.6.05
Oleaceae::Marchal Foch Lilac:A single lilac with reddish pink flowers.:(si-RING-A)(vul-GAR-is):
Ranunculaceae::Delphinium nudicaule, Canyon Larkspur, Red Larkspur, Orange Larkspur, Canyon Delphinium:A small species Delphinium with orange red flowers.:(del-FIN-ee-um):
Oleaceae::Cheyenne Privet:A hardy Privet that can be sheared into a hedge.:(li-GUS-trum)(vul-GA-ree):
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).:
Fumariaceae ::Candy Hearts Bleeding Hearts:The flowers are held above the foliage for an extended period of bloom.::
Rosaceae ::Sargent Crab:A low growing wide spreading Flowering Crab with white flowers.::02.10.05
Rosaceae::Golden Thumbelina Spirea:A dwarf yellow leaf Spirea:(spy-REE-ah):
Caryophyllaceae::Silver Carpet Snow in the Summer:A cultivar of the species Snow in the Summer that is more compact with larger flowers.:(se-RAS-ti-um)(toe-men-TOE-sum):
Asteraceae ::Ageratum Fields Blue:A compact Ageratum with medium blue flowers.:(a-jer-A-tum)(hew-so-nee-AH-num):
Brassicaceae::Little Gem Candytuft:A compact cultivar of the perennial Candytuft.:(eye-BEER-is) (sem-per-VY-renz):
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):
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
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
Asteraceae::Stokes Aster:Produces large daisy-like flowers. Needs well drained soils to survive the winter.:(stoh-KEE-zhi-ah)(LEE-vis):
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
Juncaceae::Javelin Rush, Juncus Javelin:A nice accent plant with stiff upright green leaves.:(JUN-kus):
Oleaceae::Bridal Memories Lilac:A Lilac with single white flowers.:(si-RING-A)(vul-GAR-is):
Begoniaceae ::Rieger Begonias, Winter Flowering Begonias:A Begonia used as an annual or grown indoors as a flowering plant.:(be-GON-yuh) :
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):
Rosaceae ::Church Steeples, Agrimony, Sticklewort, Cocklebur, Harvest Lice:A plant that has been used medicinally and has a yellow dye. ::
Solanaceae::Avalanch Petunia series:A series of Petunias with 8 different colors.::
Araceae::Thailand Giant Elephant Ears:An extremely large strain of Colocasia gigantea.:(kol-oh-KAY-see-uh)(jy-GAN-tee-uh):
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
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
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 ::Veronica Eveline:A medium tall Veronica with dense racemes of purplish red flowers.:(ve-RON-i-ka):
Poaceae::Compact Gold Striped Bamboo:A small Bamboo with ornamental foliage.:(plee-o-blast-us):
Asteraceae:compositae ambrosia artemisifolia:Ragweed, Common Ragweed:This plant produces light wind blown pollen that causes hay fever.::4.15.05
Ranunculaceae::Madame Julia Correvon Clematis:A red flowering deciduous Clematis. An older variety.::
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.::
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):
Rosaceae::Fru Dagmar Hastrup Rugosa Rose, Frau Damar Hartropp Rugosa Rose:A heritage rose with single clear pink flowers and large red rose hips.::
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):
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
:edging brick::This sections shows how brick can be used to edge an area in the landscape.::4.5.5
Solanaceae::Dwarf White Bedder Nicotiana:A dwarf busy plant loaded with scented white flower.:(nih-ko-shee-AH-nuh):
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
Ranunculaceae:ranunculaceae aquilegia photo album:Columbine:Columbines have been in gardens for for hundreds of years. Can be short lived plants depending on the site. This is generic cultural information on the plants as a whole.:(ack-wi-LEE-gee-a):
Hydrangeaceae::Phantom Hydrangea:Phantom has some of the largest flowers of the H. paniculata cultivars.:(hy-DRAIN-juh)(pan-ick-yoo-LAY-tuh):
Saxifragaceae::Heuchera Miracle, Miracle Coralbells:A plant that I have heard described to be the Heuchera with Coleus colors.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Caryophyllaceae ::Dianthus Tiny Rubies:A small clump forming plant with miniature tiny Carnation like flowers.:(dye-AN-thus)(grah-tee-an-o-po-li-TAH-nus):
Asteraceae::Sombrero Hot Coral Coneflower:A seed strain of Coneflowers.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
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
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
Taxodiaceae::Emerald Peak Yew:A pyramidal Yew with good resistance to winter burn.:(TAX-us):
Pinaceae:pinaceae pinus sylvestris mitsch weeping:Mitsch Weeping Scots Pine, Weeping Scots Pine:A form of Scots pine that insists on being prostrate unless trained otherwise. Usually staked to an upright weeping plant.:(PIE-nus)(sil-VES-tris): 5.6.05
Ranunculaceae::Double Flowered Buttercup :A double form of the Common Buttercup. :(rah-NUN-kew-lus)(AH-kris):
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
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):
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
Liliaceae::Hosta Hapsen Heron:A small to medium sized Hosta with deep glacous blue foliage.::
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
Ericaceae::Pieris Forest Flame, Forest Flame Lily Of The Valley:An evergreen shrub with large pendulous clusters of white bell shaped flowers.:(pie-ER-is):
Rosaceae:rosaceae potentilla fruiticosa white:White flowering Potentilla:Enter this section for information on white flowering Potentilla. ::5.16.05
Asteraceae::Pretty Belinda Yarrow:An Achillea with pink and lavender flowers.:(ak-i-LEE-ah)(mil-lee-FO-le-um):
Caryophyllaceae::Crimsonia, Dianthus Crimsonia:A hardy Dianthus with frilled red flowers.:(dy-AN-thus):
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):
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta fried bananas:Hosta Fried Bananas:A medium to large mounded Hosta with glossy yellow foliage.::4.24.05
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):
Cornaceae ::Dwarf Red Tipped Dogwood:A small to medium size Dogwood with red tinged new foliage.::
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):
Papaveraceae::Falling in Love Poppy, Falling in Love Flanders Poppy:A hardy annual with semi and fully double blooms in all shades of red, plus pink and white.:(pa-PA-ver)(ro-EE-as):
Caryophyllaceae::Dianthus Bouquet ::(dye-AN-thus):
Asteraceae:asteraceae achillea filipendulina parkers variety:Parker's Variety Yarrow:A tall perennial for the full sun area of the garden.:(ak-i-LEE-ah)(fil-i-pen-due-LI-na):4.9.5
Asclepiadaceae ::Balloon Flower, Oscar, Swan Plant:A large growing plant with small white flowers and inflated balloon-like seed pods.:(as-KLEE-pi-as):
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):
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):
Lamiaceae::Raspberry Nectar Agastache, Raspberry Nectar Hissop, Raspberry Nectar Mexican Hyssop:A short compact Agastache with Raspberry colored flowers.:(ag-ah-STACH-ee):
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.::
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):
Commelinaceae::Geogenanthus :A low growing tropical perennial. Good for indoors and terrariums.:(geo-jen-AN-thus):
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):
Begoniaceae ::Begonia Orange Rubra:A floriferous bloomer, Angel Wing (cane) type Begonia with orange pendulous flowers.::
Geraniaceae::Geranium Orion:A Geranium with blue flowers.::
Poaceae ::Grosse Fountaine Miscanthus:A large ornamental grass with silvey plumes. :(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
Aceraceae::Globe Norway Maple:A naturally growing globular form of the Norway Maple.:(A-sir)(plat-an-OI-dez):
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.::
Polypodiaceae::Japanese Tassel Fern, Korean Tassel Fern, Bristle Fern:This fern grows in moister shaded sites and it's fronds become a lustrous green as they mature.:(pol-IS-tick-um) :
Asteraceae:asteraceae aster novi-belgii photo album:Aster novi-belgii photo album:::4.9.5
Rosaceae::Elveshorn Shrub Rose:A shrub rose with pink flowers.::
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
Polemoniaceae::Bungalow Blue Prairie Phlox:A cultivar of the native Prairie Phlox having blue flowers.::
Rosaceae::Rancho Flowering Pear:A broadly pyramidal form of Bradfords Pear.:(PIE-rus)(kal-er-EE-aa-na):
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):
Liliaceae::Waterlily Autumn Crocus:A double flowering form of the Autumn Flowering Crocus.:(KOHL-chi-kum) :
Asteraceae::Kalimeris Shogun:A plant with colorful foliage and late blooming Aster-like flowers.:(kal-ih-MER-iss)(yo-ME-nah):
Rosaceae::Belle Poitevine Rugosa Rose:A large and shrubby growing Rugosa Rose.::
Saxifragaceae::Lemoine Deutzia:A hardy Deutzia that becomes covered with small white flowers.:(DUUT-si-a)(GRAS-l-lis):
Plumbaginaceae::German Statice, Tatarian Statice, Tatarian sea-lavender:A hardy perennial commonly grown for use as a dried flower.:(gone-EE-o-lim-on):
Asteraceae::Berggarten Aster, East Indies Aster:A summer, free flowering Aster with violet-blue flowers and orange-yellow centers.:(ASS-ter)(ton-Go-len-sis):
Liliaceae:liliaceae scilla bifolia rosey twin squill:Rosey Twin Squill:An early spring blooming bulb with pale pink flowers fading to white.::4.28.02 4.27.05
Asteraceae:asteraceae dahlia:Dahlia:This section contains information on how to dig and store Dahlia's tuberous roots.::4.8.5
Solanaceae::Ornamental Pepper Explosive Ember :A shrubby plant with dark purple foliage and loaded with "fire hot" colorful fruit.::11.29.05
Crassulaceae ::Tiny Buttons Sedum, Blue Carpet:A low growing Sedum with blue-green soft feathery leaves. ::
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
Pinaceae ::Lace Bark Pine:A pine grown for it's colorful exfoliating, patch work bark.:(PI-nus)(bun-jee-AH-na):
Liliaceae:liliaceae uvularia grandiflora:Large Flowered Bell Wort:An attractive plant for the shade garden with pale yellow drooping flowers.::4.27.05
Dryopteridaceae::Lady Fern, Common Lady Fern, Northeastern lady fern, Northern lady fern:A hardy native fern that has been the parent of many cultivars.:(uh-THEE-ree-um):
Cactaceae::Rebutia:A nice easy to grow small Cactus for the window sill.::4.12.05, 09.23.05
Magnoliaceae::Royal Star Magnolia:A white Magnolia with many tepals per flower.:(mag-NO-lee-uh)(stell-AY-tuh):
Saxifragaceae::Autumn Bride Coral Bells, Autumn Bride Heuchera, Hairy Alumroot:A cultivar of Heuchera villosa an USA native. Can tolerate dry shade.::
Caryophyllaceae::Orange Gnome Catchfly, Orange Gnome Lychnis:A short lived perennial with bright orange flowers.:(LICK-nis):
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
Amaranthaceae::Hot Biscuit Amaranth:This tall Amaranthus produces large plumes of cinnamon-orange flowers.:(am-uh-RANTH-us)(kroo-EN-tus):
Asteraceae ::Aster Honeysong Pink:A tall New England Aster with pink flowers.::
Magnoliaceae:magnoliaceae magnolia stellata:Magnolia Stellata, Star Magnolia:A small tree that is loaded with white flowers in April.:(mag-NO-li-ah):05.10.02 4.27.05
Bignoniaceae::Southern Catalpa, Common Catalpa, Eastern Catalpa, Indian Cigar, Indian Bean:A medium size tree with a panicle of white flowers followed by long dangling bean-like seed pods.:(ka-TAL-pa)(big-no-ni-OY-deez):
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
Cupressaceae::Trautman Juniper:An extremely hardy narrow upright Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us):
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
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
Asteraceae:compositae zinnia angustifolia:Star Mix Zinnia:A different type of Zinnia with much smaller flowers on shorter plants.::5.16.05
Plantaginaceae::Arabesque series Penstemon:A taller vertical Penstemon with a large flower spike.:(PEN-stem-on):
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
Rosaceae:rosaceae potentilla fruiticosa aurea:Golden Springs Potentilla:A Potentilla with yellow foliage. Very difficult to find info on this plant.::6.2.02 5.16.05
Begoniaceae::Dragon Wing Begonia:An easy to grow prolific blooming plant. Has been described as a Begonia on steroids.:(be-GON-yuh):
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):
Caryophyllaceae::Dianthus Greystone:A white blooming form of Dianthus Baths Pink. :(dye-AN-thus)(grah-tee-an-o-po-li-TAH-nus):
Magnoliaceae::Ivory Chalice Magnolia:A hybrid Magnolia with Ivory colored chalice shaped at maturity.:(mag-NO-li-ah):
Amarylidaceae:amarylidaceae narcissus daffodils:Daffodils:Daffodils are among the easiest and perennial of all the spring flowering bulbs.::5.8.5
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.::
Lamiaceae::Salvia May Night:A truly spectacular and hardy perennial Salvia.:(SAL-vee-a) :01.23.96
Fabaceae::Lena Scotch Broom:A compact Scotch Broom with red/yellow flowers.:(SIT-TI-us):
Cupressaceae::Green Sargent Juniper:A lighter green version of Sargent Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
Butomaceae::Flowering Rush:A pretty plant but invasive plant found growing in water and wet areas.::
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) :
Caprifoliaceae ::Blue Muffin Arrowwood Viburnum:A compact selection of Arrowwood Viburnum with blue fruit.:(vy-BER-num)(den-TAH-tum):
Caprifoliaceae::Glossy Abelia, Fragrant Abelia:A small to medium size shrub with fragrant light pink flowers.:(a-BEE-lee-uh)(mo-sahn-EN-sis):
Polemoniaceae::Charles Curtis Garden Phlox:An older Phlox cultivar being used in gardens for over 70 years.:(floks)(pa-nic-ew-LAH-ta):
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):
Asteraceae::False Sunflower, Ox Eyed Sunflower:A tall branching plant with yellow orange flowers.:(hee-li-OP-sis)(hee-li-AN-thoi-deez):
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
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):
Sinopteridaceae::Button Fern:A low growing little fern with shiny round button like leaves attached to stiff stems. ::1.16.05
Asteraceae:asteraceae packera plattensis:Prairie Ragwort, Prairie groundsel:A short lived perennial or biennial.:(sen-NEESH-shee-oh):4.10.5
Ranunculaceae:ranunculaceae aquilegia vulgaris heidi:Columbine Heidi, Aquilegia Heidi:An outstanding Columbine with pink blossums.:(ack-wi-LEE-gee-a):5.12.05
Celastraceae::Ivory Jade Euonymus:A mounding variegated Euonymus.::
Campanulaceae::Campanula Ivory Bells:A vertical growing, white flowering Campanula with a long season of bloom. Has a tendency to readily reseed.:(kam-PAN-yew-la):
Poaceae::Heavy Metal Switch Grass:A metallic blue, columnar Switch Grass:(PAN-ih-kum)(veer-GAH-tum):
Onagraceae::Autumnale Fushcia:A spreading Fuchsia grown mostly for the color of its foliage:(FEW-she-uh):
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
Geraniaceae::Espresso Geranium:A cultivar of our native Geranium with purple to coffee colored leaves.::
Asteraceae:compositae sanvitalia procumbens mandarin orange:Mandarin Orange Creeping Zinnia:A fast growing plant that is great for cascading over the sides of pots and in hanging baskets.:(san-vih-TAY-lee-a)(pro-KUM-benz):7-14-01 4.16.05
Rosaceae ::Grefsheim Spirea:An early blooming white flowering, mid-size Spirea.:(spy-REE-ah):12.03.05
Convolvulaceae ::Sweet Potato Vine Ace of Spades:A dark leaf variety of Sweet Potato Vine. This is an older variety.:(ih-po-MEE-ah):
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
Araliaceae:araliaceae brassaia actinophylla:Schefflera, Umbrella plant:A medium to large size indoor plant that tolerates lower light conditions.::4.9.5
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
Fabaceae::Columbus Strain Red Bud:A cold hardy strain of Red Bud originating from seed collected in Wisconsin.::
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
Asteraceae::Mohave series Strawflower, Paper Daisy, Everlasting:Strawflowers are one of the easiest flowers to dry. Mohave series has a wide range of colors on 14-16 inch plants.:(brak-tee-A-tum):
Oleaceae::Summer Snow Japanese Lilac:A rounded form with profuse clusters of white flowers.:(si-RING-a)(reh-tick-yoo-LAY-tuh):
Caryophyllaceae::Diabunda series:A series of compact growing Dianthus with an array of colors.:(die-AN-thus)(bar-BAY-tus):
Verbenaceae:verbenaceae caryopteris x clandonensis worchester gold:Caryopteris Worcester Gold:A small golden colored shrub with violet blue flowers.:(kar-i-OP-ter-is)(klan-do-NEN-sis):02.01.04 4.21.05
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.::
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):
Brassicaceae::Katz Stock, Gilly Flower:An annual plant grown more by cut flower growers than gardeners.:(ma-tee-OH-la)(in-CAN-nuh):
Violaceae::Viola Heartfelt, Pansy Heartfelt:A Pansy with blends of nostalgic colors.:(VI-oh-la)(wit-rock-i-A-na):
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
Urticaceae:urticaceae pilea depressa:Artillery Plant, Gun Powder Plant:A relatively easy to grow plant for the moderate to bright places in the house. If grown properly this plant is a neat small green foliage plant.:(py-LEE-uh)(PILL-ee-ah):06.29.02 7.03.05
Asteraceae::Garden Mum cultivars:::
Taxodiaceae::Emerald Spreader Yew:A low growing Yew with dark green foliage.:(TAXS-us)(kus-pi-DAY-ta):
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):
Liliaceae::Pleomele Song of India:A variegated form of the all green Pleomele.::02.31.05
Asteraceae ::Double Decker Coneflower, Doppelganger:An unique introductions is Echinacea purpurea Doubledecker having two tiers of petals.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):03.06.06
Cruciferae::Rock Cress:A photo album of different Arabis cultivars:(AR-a-bis):05.05.06
Solanaceae::Petunia exersta:A species non-hybrid plant that blooms for ever with lots of red tubular flowers. Supposedly Hummers like these plants.:(peh-TEWN-ya)(ek-SER-tuh):
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
Crassulaceae:crassulaceae sedum sieboldi:October Sedum, Sieboldii Sedum:A beautiful plant that forms a interesting round mat of blue-green foliage. Blooms in the late summer or early fall.:(SEE-dum)(sie-BOLD-ee-eye) :4.4.5
Araliaceae:araliaceae polyscias fruticosa:Ming Aralia, Parsley Aralia:A very exotic looking plant that requires above average humidity and temperature. It will have a plant-tantrum if the conditions are not to its liking.:(pol-ISS-skee-as):4.9.5
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
Plantaginaceae:plantaginaceae plantago major:Broadleaf Plantain:A perennial weed of lawns and waste places.::07.06.03 5.7.05
Magnoliaceae::Magnolia Betty:Betty produces red purple flowers with white on the inside. A hybrid Magnolia from "Eight Little Girl" series.::
Fagaceae::Tortuosa Purpurea Beech:A spreading dwarf Beech with twisted and contorted branches and purple leaves.::
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::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):
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::Mary Gregory Stokes Aster:Instead of lavender to purple flowers, this Stokesia has light yellow flowers.:(stoh-KEE-zhi-ah)(LAY-vis):
Crassulaceae:: Echeveria Perle Von Nürnberg':A beautiful rosette-forming succulent with interestingly pale grayish brown with pink highlights.:(ech-e-VER-i-a):
Geraniaceae::Geranium Katherine Adele:A Geranium with pink flowers with purple markings on the leaves.:(jer-AY-nee-um):
Oleaceae::Marc Micheli Lilac:A Lilac with double pinkish flowers.:(si-RING-A)(vul-GAR-is):
Solanaceae::Naranjilla, Little Orange:A tropical perennial with bold foliage and edible fruit. Grown as an annual in colder climates but can be over wintered indoors.::
Iridaceae::Siberian Iris Gulls Wings:One of the finest white flowering Siberian Iris available. A great landscape perennial.:(EYE-ris)(sy-BEER-ah-kuh):11.28.05
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):
Convolvulaceae:convolvulaceae ipomea batatus sweet potatoe roots:Sweet Potato Roots:If you have ever wondered why this plant is called a "Sweet Potato". The following set of pictures of the roots will solve this mystery:(ip-oh-MEE-a)(bat-TAT-as):5.15.05
Berberidaceae:berberidaceae berberis thunbergii kobold:Kobold Barberry:A dwarf mounding green Barberry.:(Ber-ber-is)(thun-Ber-jee-a):4.11.05
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
Lamiaceae ::Aureo Marginatus Plectranthus:A tender perennial that can be grown as annual or a house plant.:(plek-RAN-thus)(FOR-ster-ii):
Asteraceae ::Blackeyed Susan:A common Blackeyed Susan wild flower found in most areas of the United States.:(rud-BEK-i-ah)(HER-tah):
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):
Urticaceae:urticaceae pilea microphylla:Artillery Plant:A relatively easy to plant to grow in the bright to moderate lit places in the house. When in its artillery mode, a small dusty mess will be created by the discharged pollen. :(py-LEE-uh)(PILL-ee-ah):05.31.02 7.03.05
Aizoaceae:aizoaceae pleiospilos bolusii:Living Rock Plant:Pleiospilos belongs to a group of plants called stone-mimicry plants. Their leaves resemble the stones and pebbles of the area they are native too. In the wild they lie half buried in the soil, making the leaves virtually invisible to the hungry herbivores of the region. :(plee-oh-SPIL-os):10.18.02 5.7.5
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):
Amaranthaceae::Purple Knight:A vigorus upright, spreading purple leaf foliage plant.:(al-ter-NAN-the-ra)(den-TA-ta):4.8.5
Lamiaceae::Coleus Kong:A great Coleus with large colorful leaves.:(sol-en-oh-STEM-on)(skew-tell-ar-ee-OH-ih-deez):
Poaceae::Malepartus Japanese Silver Grass:A large ornamental grass resembling Miscanthus Grazillimus.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
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):
Solanaceae::Iochroma Royal Queen Purple:A tender perennial grown as an annual in colder hardiness zones:(eye-oh-KROH-muh):
Betulaceae::Renaissance Reflection Paper Birch:An improved cultivar of the White Birch.:(Bet-u-lah)(pap-i-RiF-era):
Cyperaceae::Bronco Carex, Bronco Sedge:An interesting bronze colored plant with a mounded weeping growth habit.:(KAIR-ex)(KOH-manz):
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Veluwe Se Wakel:::
Cupressaceae ::Green Giant Arborvitae:A tall rapid growing pyramidal tree.::
Cercidiphyllaceae::Weeping Kastura Tree:A weeping form of the Kastura Tree.:(ser-si-di-FIL-um) (jah-PON-ih-kum):
Polemoniaceae::Phlox Becky Towe:A Garden Phlox with gold variegated folaige.::
Rosaceae::Funny Face Rose:A shrub Rose from the Easy Elegance series. Pink white blend flowers.::
Liliaceae::Cracker Crumb Hosta:A smaller Hosta with chartreuse foliage and lavender flowers.::
Asteraceae:asteraceae silphinum terebinthinaceum:Prairie Dock:A very tall, long lived native prairie plant.:(SIL-phee-um):4.11.5
Taxodiaceae::Pilaris Yew:A narrow slow growing Yew.:(TAKS-us):
Cyperaceae ::Grays Sedge, Morning Star Sedge:A good plant for moist areas.:(KAIR-ex)(GRAY-eye):
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
Phormiaceae ::Dusty Chief Phormium:An Yucca-like plant with burgundy colored foliage.::
Asteraceae::Marsh Blazing Star, Dense Blazing Star:A tall spiked flowering plant that likes moisture sites::
Polemoniaceae::Snowflake Creeping Phlox:A low growing ground cover perennial with compact moss-like foliage and clear white flowers,:(floks)(sub-EW-lah-tah):
Plantaginaceae::Penstemon Mesa:An easy to grow Penstemon with spikes of lavender blue flowers.:(pen-STE-mon):
Cupressaceae::Berckmans Golden Arborvitae:A golden yellow to yellow colored, globose shaped semi-dwarf evergreen.::
Apocynaceae::Halfway to Arkansas Amsonia:A compact cultivar of the downy blue star.:(am-SO-nee-ah):
Asteraceae::Aster Hulk, China Aster:The flowers of this plant are totally different from other Asters.::05.14.06
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):
Cupressaceae::Iowa Juniper:An upright Juniper with bluish green foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae geranium sanquineum striatum:Geranium striatum:A low growing, medium spreading Geranium that produces a multitude of pink flowers with darker pink veins.:(jer-AY-nee-um)(san-GWIN-ee-um) :4.18.05
Campanulaceae::Cardinal Flower:A native wild flower that preforms well in normal soil conditions but thrives in moist to wet sites in full sun.:(low-BEE-li-a)(kar-di-NAL-is):
Lamiaceae::Sensation Rose Salvia:A compact Salvia selection with bright rose flowers on tightly packed spikes.:(SAL-vee-a):
Caryophyllaceae ::Dynasty series:Lightly scented carnation like blooms.:(die-AN-thus)(bar-BAY-tus):
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
Ranunculaceae::Anemone Harmony Blue:A dwarf Anemone with blue poppy-like flowers. Blooms in the spring and will go dormant as the hot weather approaches.:(a-NEM-o-nee):
Polemoniaceae::Phlox Magnificence:A 3 foot plant topped with dark pink flowers.:(flox):
Balsaminaceae ::Fusion Impatiens:In this series we get the first yellow Impatiens.::
Cactaceae ::Green Pumpkin Cactus, Blue Cactus:An easy to grow Cactus with blueish green stems and yellow flowers.::
Rosaceae:rosaceae cotoneaster lucidus:Hedge Cotoneaster:A tough parking lot plant.::5.14.05
Brassicaceae:cruciferae lobularia maritima:Alyssum, Sweet Alyssum:A mat forming annual that thrives in the cool spring and fall. Most popular color is white.::
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):
Oleaceae::Aucubaefolia Lilac:A Lilac with green leaves and golden variegation. Many times the variegation is speckled, like sprayed on with a paint can running out of propellant.:(si-RING-gah)(vul-GAIR-iss):
Bromeliaceae::Guzmania blassi:::
Alstroemeriaceae::Princess Lily Zavinia, Alstroemeria Zavinia:A vigorous easy to grow Princess Lily with salmon pink Flowers:(al-stro-MARE-ee-ah):
Hamamelidaceae::Appalachia Fothergilla:A vigorous compact growing Fothergilla.:(faw-thur-GIL-luh)(gaar-DEE-nee-eye):
Verbenaceae ::Tapien Verbena:A tough long blooming series of ground cover or trailing Verbena.:(ver-BEE-nah):
Asteraceae::Wyndley Sneezeweed:A more compact Helenium with yellow to copper yellow flowers.:(hel-EE-nee-um):
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
Urticaceae:urticaceae pilea cadierei:Aluminum Plant:A small plant that grows in bright to moderate light conditions. If grown properly the silver coloration on the foliage is very attractive.:(py-LEE-uh)(PILL-ee-ah):4.20.05
Balsaminaceae:balsaminaceae impatiens capensis:Spotted Touch-me-not, Jewel weed:A large growing native wildflower found in moist shaded areas.::12.01.01
Lamiaceae::Basil Siam Queen, Thai Sweet Basil:An intensely flavored basil with a licorice-basil aroma.:(OSS-ih-mum)(bass-IL-ee-kum) :
Crassulaceae::Red Carpet Sedum, ( Sedum spurius Red Carpet ):A succulent ground cover with red foliage that tolerates hot dry areas. Red Carpet may be the same plant as Sedum spurium Elizabeth?::
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.::
Ranunculaceae::Orange Princess Trollius:A early spring blooming plant with globular deep orange flowers.:(TROL-i-us)(kul-TOR-um):
Rosaceae::Northern Mountain Ash, Showy Mountain Ash, Western Mountain Ash,:A native deciduous shrub or small tree. Very similar to Sorbus americana. At this point I am using the color of the fruit to distinguish between the two trees.:(SOR-bus)(de-COR-a):
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae viburnum trilobum (natural):Cranberry Bush Viburnum:This section contains pictures of plants growing in natural sites.::4.12.05
Polemoniaceae::Phlox Miss Mary:A red garden Phlox with cherry red trusses of flowers. Reported to have good mildew resistance.:(floks)(pa-nic-ew-LAH-ta):
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
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.::
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
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
Iridaceae:iridaceae iris versicolor:Blue Flag Iris:A short Iris commonly found growing in wet areas.:(EYE-ris):08.13.02 4.19.05
Hyacinthaceae::Greater Camas, Leichtlinii Camas:A plant native to the northwest of the USA with blue to violet-blue flowers borne on 3-4 feet stout stems.::
Anacardiaceae:anacardiaceae rhus typhina:Staghorn Sumac:A native tall shrub with bright red fall foliage. Can spread and form large colonies.:(rhoos or Rhuss)(TIE-fee-na):4.8.5
Begoniaceae ::Buttered Popcorn:A white flowering semi-pendulous Begonia.:(be-GON-yuh):
Caprifoliaceae::Hubei Viburnum:This Viburnum is seldom found for sale.:(vy-Ber-num):
Asparagaceae::Cordyline Festival Grass, Cordyline Red Fountain:A tropical plant that is commonly used in combination with flowering annuals in outdoor pots and sometimes in gardens. Also can be grown as a colorful indoor plant.:(kor-dil-LYE-nee):
Caryophyllaceae ::Sweet Williams:A biennial Dianthus that readily reseeds.:(die-An-thus)(bar-BAY-tus):
Crassulaceae:crassulaceae cotyledon ladismithiensis:Cub's Paw, Bear's Paw:A wierd but lovable water miser plant that gets its name from the shape of the thick, fuzzy leaves.:(kot-EE-lee-don):5.15.05
Asteraceae: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
Anacardiaceae:anacardiaceae rhus glabra:Smooth Sumac:A native tall shrub with bright red fall foliage. Can spread and form large colonies.:(rhoos or Rhuss)(GLAA-bra):4.8.5
Rosaceae::Birdland Flowering Crab:A larger flowering crab with white flowers followed by orange "bird attracting" fruit.::
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):
Ericaceae:ericaceae rhododendron mikkelii:Rhododendron Mikkeli:A hardy Finish Rhododendron cultivar.:(row-do-DEN-dron):02.01.04 5.17.05
Hippocastanaceae:hippocastanaceae aesculus parviflora:Bottlebrush Buckeye:A wide spreading suckering shrub covered with white bottlebrush like flowers in July.::
Euphorbiaceae::Bitter Cassava, Variegated Tapioca Plant, Cassava:A variegated form of Tapioca usually grown as an annual in the colder hardiness zones.::
Cyperaceae::Blue Sedge, Glaucous Sedge, Carnation-Grass:A small slow creeping fine textured Carex with blue-gray foliage:(KAIR-ex)(FLAH-ca):
Rosaceae::Sugar Tyme Flowering Crab:A white flowering Crab tree.::
Poaceae::Pixie Fountain Tufted Hair Grass:A compact Tufted Hair Grass cultivar.:(deh-SHAMP-see-ah)(ses-pih-TOH-sah):
Plantaginaceae:scrophulariaceae penstemon digitalis huskers red:Pentstemon Huskers Red:A vigorous perennial with burgundy stems, red tinged leaves and many tubular white flowers.:(pen-STE-mon)(dij-ih-TAL-iss):6.24.05
Ranunculaceae::Red Bane Berry:A woodland plant producing clusters of bright red poisonous berries.::
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):
Pinaceae::Bristlecone Pine:Some of the oldest tree living today are Bristle cone Pines. This species may be the same as Pinus aristata.::
::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::
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):
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
Hypericaceae::Hidcote St Johns Wort:An old cultivar with a long season of bloom, very hardy and easy to maintain.:(hy-PER-ee-kum):
Lamiaceae ::Common Skullcap, Marsh Skullcap, Hooded Skull Cap:A small to medium wild flower with blue flowers and found growing in moist sites.:(skew-teh-LARE-ee):
Lamiaceae::Plectranthus Mona Lavender:A phenomenal plant with lavender flowers and dark green leaves with purple undersides. Grown outdoors or indoors as a house plant.:(plec-TRAN-thus):
Rosaceae::Snow White Potentilla:A low herbaceous perennial with white 5 petal flowers.::
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
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):
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 ::
Ranunculaceae::Lavender Mist Thalictrum, Lavender Mist Meadow Rue, Giant Meadow Rue:A large perennial that enjoys partial sun and adequate moisture.:(tha-LICK-trum):
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
Lamiaceae::Silver Posie Thyme:An improved Silver Thymes with larger leaves and brighter color.:(THI-mus)(vul-GA-ris):
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):
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
Onagraceae::Windchime Fuchsia:A very floriferous Fuchsia with red and white pendulous flowers.:(fyew-sha):
Asteraceae::Coreopsis Golden Sphere:A free flowering compact Coreopsis. Forms a small mound covered with golden yellow flowers.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Rosaceae ::Tina Flowering Crab:A small mounded tree with white flowers. A nice compact plant.: :
Asteraceae::Tequila Sunrise:An easy to grow Coreopsis with yellow daisy-like flowers plus variegated foliage.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Cupressaceae::Smaragd Yellow #2 Arborvitae:A pyramidal gold colored Arborvitae.::
Caryophyllaceae :carophyllaceae dianthus gratianapolitanus:Cheddar Pink:An extremely hardy Dianthus with gray green foliage and clove scented pink flowers.:(dye-AN-thus)(grah-tee-an-o-po-li-TAH-nus):
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):
Liliaceae ::Dracaena Lemon Lime:A Dracaena Warneckie cultivar with a lemon yellow edge.::02.01.05
Boraginaceae::Borage, Star Flower:Borage is a good plant to add a true blue color to your garden. Has many culinary and medicinal uses:(an-KOO-suh):
Fagaceae::Purple Leaf Beech, Purple Beech:A very large Beech tree with black-red purple leaves.:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
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
Fabaceae::Ruby Moon Hyacinth Bean plant:A vigorous ornamental vine grown by Thomas Jefferson (species plant). A tender perennial grown as an annual.:(LAB-lab):
Liliaceae::Hosta June:A medium size mounding Hosta with blue leaves having a goldish center.::
Rosaceae::Cherry Plum, Myrobalan Plum :An unnamed cultivar of P. cerasifera (Cherry Plum) with pinkish white flowers and burgundy leaves.::
Hyacinthaceae::Common Camassia:A native of the northwestern region of USA and Canada.::
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
:pots of plants spring bulbs::This sections contains pictures of flowering bulbs in containers.::6.06.02, 4.7.5
Scrophulariaceae::Diascia Diamante series:A cool season annual.:(di-AS-she-ah)(BAR-ber-ee):
Rosaceae::Purple Fruited Chokeberry, Purple Chokeberry, Barrenberry:A shrub with characteristics intermediate to Black Chokeberry and Red Chokeberry.:(ar-ROH-nee-uh) :
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):
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):
Cannaceae::Australia Canna:A stunning plant with deep burgundy colored foliage and red flowers.::
Buxaceae::Sheridan Little Leaf Boxwood:A slow growing rounded Boxwood.:(BUK-sus):
Rosaceae::Silverweed, Silverweed Cinquefoil:A low growing perennial wild flower with yellow flowers. Underside of leaves can have a silvery color.::
Poaceae::Sunset Glow Bamboo:A dwarf, non-invasive hardy Bamboo.::
Begoniaceae::Begonia Palomar Prince:A rhizomatous Begonia with dark green, deeply cut leaves. Can be used in hanging baskets.::
Lamiaceae::Apricot Spirit Agastache, Apricot Spirit Hyssop:A free flowering compact Agastache.:(ag-ah-STACH-ee)(rew-PES-tris):
Verbenaceae::Purple Beautyberry, Chinese Beautyberry :A graceful medium shrub with arching branches.:(kal-i-KAR-pa)(dye-KOT-oh-ma):
Pinaceae::Dwarf Serbian Spruce:A slow growing Dwarf Conifer.::5.1.05
Pinaceae ::Boesger Pyramidal Silver Fir:A narrow pyramidal form with deep green foliage.::
Ranunculaceae::Blue Bird Delphinium:A Delphinium with deep blue flowers and white eyes:(del-FIN-ee-um):
Liliaceae::Tardiflora Hosta:A green leaf, late blooming Hosta.::
Brassicaceae:cruciterae aubrieta deltoides:Rock Cress, False Rock Cress:A low growing perennial for the full sun well drained areas of the garden. Works as a trailing plant over walls.:(aw-bree-EH-tuh)(del-TOY-dee-uh):11.29.03
Lamiaceae::Salvia Gruppenblau:A older German Salvia Hybrid. A tender perennial grown as an annual.:(SAL-vee-a)(fa-rih-NAY-see-a):
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
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
Cupressaceae ::Snow False Cypress, Snow Sawara Flase Cypress:A dwarf bun shaped conifer with white tipped foliage.:(kamma-SIP-eris)(pie-sif-er-ah):
Asteraceae:asteraceae rudbeckia hirta prairie sun:Prairie Sun Rudbeckia:One of the newer selection of Rudbeckia hirta.:(rud-BEK-ee-a):3.26.05
Caprifoliaceae ::Blackhaw Viburnum:A large ornamental shrub or small tree. White flowers in May with red fall foliage:(vie-BER-num)(prune-ni-FO-li-um):
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):
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):
Pinaceae:pinaceae pinus nigra:Austrian Pine:One of the better pines for the landscape.:(PY-nus)(NY-grah):5.6.05
Iridaceae::Walberton Yellow Crocosmia:A yellow blooming Crocosmia.:(kroh-KOZ-mee-uh):
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae geranium maculatum:Spotted Geranium, Wild Geranium:An easy to grow, common, woodland wildflower.::4.18.05
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):
Agavaceae::Yellow marginated Queen Victoria Agave Agave Golden Princess, Agave Kazo Bana:A variegated form of the Agave victoriae-reginae. These particular plants maybe Agave Victoria-reginae aureo marginata Variegata. San Marcos Growers call this plant Agave victoriae-reginae 'Golden Princess'. Also listed by Tony Avent as 'Kazo Bana'. So much confusion.:(a-GAH-vee)(vik-TOR-ee-ay)(ree-JIN-ay-ee):
Geraniaceae::Geranium Midnight Reiter:An unusual Geranium with dark purple foliage.:(jer-AY-nee-um)(pray-TEN-see):
Caprifoliaceae::Yellow Net Honeysuckle:A twinning climbing Honeysuckle vine with yellow reticulated veined leaves.:(lon-ISS-er-a):
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae sambucus canadensis:American Elder, Common Elderberry, Elderberry:A medium size native shrub with white flowers and a plethora of fruit.:(sam-BOO-kus)(can-AH-den-sis):4.12.05
Asparagaceae:liliaceae sansevieria trifasciata laurentii futura:Sansevieria Futura:A medium sized plant with wide banded leaves that have a thin gold margin. :san-se-VEER-ee-uh)(try-fask-ee-AH-tuh):4.27.05
Liliaceae::Allium Ivory Queen:A lower growing Allium with globular heads of white starry flowers.::
Solanaceae:solanaceae petunia cascade:Cascade Petunias:The Cascade series are single grandiflora Petunia's. They produce large flowers on cascading stems and are commonly used in pots and baskets. ::rev6.10.02 6.24.05
Rosaceae ::William Baffin Rose:A very tough hardy modern shrub Rose with pink flowers.::
Hamamelidaceae::Mount Airy Fothergilla:A hardy dwarf selection of Fothergilla. One of the Fothergilla that all others are compared to.:(faw-thur-GIL-luh)(gaar-DEE-nee-eye):06.13.06
Poaceae:poaceae helictotrichon sempervirens:Blue Oats Grass:A clump forming grass with glaucous blue foliage.:(hel-lik-toh-TRY-kon):5.7.05
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
Araceae::Japanese Jack-in-the-Pulpit, Japanese Jack in the Pulpit, Snow Rice-cake Plant, Japanese Cobra Lily, Gaudy Jack:A large Jack-in-the-Pulpit type plant with a smokey purple base and white inner cup. Grows in moist shaded areas of the garden.:(air-ris-SEE-muh) (si-ko-kee-AH-num):
Dipsacaceae ::Pin Cushion Flower, Sweet Scabiosa, Morning Bride:The deep burgundy flowers are sometimes almost black:(skay-bi-O-sa)(at-row-per-PU-ree):
Rosaceae::Autumn Blaze Pear:A cold hardy Bradford Pear cultivar.:(PIE-rus)(kal-er-EE-aa-na):
Caprifoliaceae::Farrers Pink Viburnum:A pink flowering cultivar of Farrer's Viburnum.:(vy-BER-num)(FAR-er-eye):
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):
Primulaceae::Gold Leaf Lysimachia:A trailing ground cover type plant with yellow foliage.::
Loganiaceae::Dark Knight Butterfly Bush:A Butterfly Bush with very dark purple flowers:(bud-LEE-a)(day-VID-ee-a):
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).:
Begoniaceae::Begonia Sophie Cecile:A tall growing cane-like Begonia.::02.16.06
Lamiaceae::Early Bird Catmint, Early Bird Nepeta:A compact and one of the earliest blooming Catmints. This has become one of my favorite perennials.:(NEP-eh-tuh)(fah-SEN-ee-eye):
Fabaceae ::Imperial Honeylocust:A graceful rounded, thornless Honeylocust.::
Amarylidaceae:amarylidaceae narcissus division 01:Trumpet Daffodils:This group of Daffodils has one flower per stem. The trumpet is longer or as long as the perianth (sepals and petals)segments.::03.08.03 5.8.5
Asteraceae::Italian White Sunflower:A Sunflower with smaller cream to white flowers.:(HE-li-an-thus)(AN-u-us):
Campanulaceae::Pantaloons Campanula:A vigorous growing Campanula with double flowers.:(kam-PAN-yew-lah)(punk-TAH-tah):
Asteraceae::Stiff Sunflower, Showy Sunflower, Few Leafed Sunflower:A native Sunflower.:(HE-li-an-thus):
Labiatae ::Monarda Monches Farm:A pink flowering Monarda cultivar.:(mo-NAR-da):
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
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
Crassulaceae:crassulaceae crassula argentea hummel's sunset:Hummel's Sunset Jade:An interesting cultivar of the popular Jade.::5.15.05
Brassicaceae:brassicaceae caradmine bulbosa:Spring Cress, Bulbous Cress:A wild flower found blooming in shaded moist areas.::5.21.02 4.11.5
Campanulaceae::Hakone Balloon Flower:A taller Balloon flower. Received a 4 out of 4 rating by the Chicago Botanic Gardens plant trials.:(plat-ee-KO-don) (gran-dih-FLOR-us):
Liliaceae::Hosta Empress Wu:One of, if not the largest growing Hosta.::
Cactaceae::Echinopsis Los Angeles:A beautiful Echinopsis hybrid.:(ek-in-OP-sis):
Boraginaceae::Pulmonaria Raspberry Splash:A Pulmonaria with silver marked foliage and raspberry-coral flowers.:(pul-muh-NAIR-ee-uh:
Verbenaceae::Blue Princess Verbena:A trailing mildew resistant variety with lavender blue flowers.:(ver-BEE-na):
Lamiaceae::Salvia Artic Blaze Series:A series of Salvia that are hardy to zone #6.:(SAL-vee-a):
Labiatae::Tri Color Hyssop:A mix of three different colors adding a nice change to the more common blue.:(hi-SO-pus):
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta sum and substance:Hosta Sum and Substance:A very large growing Hosta with yellow foliage.::4.26.05
Oleaceae::Suwan Gold Forsythia:A hardy gold leaf Forsythia with clear yellow flowers.:(for-SITH-i-ah)(vir-i-DIS-i-ma):
Geraniaceae::Ballerina Geranium:A low growing spreading Geranium with dark veined purplish pink flowers.:(jer-AE-nee-um)(sin-NEE-ree-um):
Apocynaceae::Atropurpurea Vinca:A good ground cover plant for the shaded areas having green foliage and purple flowers.:(VING-ka)(MY-nor):
Begoniaceae ::Begonia Cherry Blossom:A begonia with double white to pink flowers that look like smalls cotton balls.:(be-GON-yuh):
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):
Cupressaceae::Japanese Falsecypress, Springleaf Japanese falsecypress, Sawara Cyress:Foliage changes form yellow to green to yellow along with the season.:(kamma-SIP-eris)(pie-sif-er-ah):
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae pelargonium x logeel old spice:Scented Geranium Old Spice:An easy to grow Scented Geranium.:(pel-ar-GO-ni-um):01.16.03 4.18.05
Poaceae::Fireworks Pennisetum:A strikng variegated form of the old stand by Purple Fountain Grass.:(penn-i-SEE-tum):12.10
Osmundaceae:polypodiaceae matteuccia struthiopteris:Ostrich Fern, Garden Fern, Shuttlecock Fern :A tall fern that is one of the easier to get established and grow. Will jump around the garden.:(mat-TEW-kee-uh)(struth-ee-OH-ter-is):5.10.05
Lamiaceae::Salvia Cardonna:A taller hardy Salvia.:(SAL-vee-a):
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
Berberidaceae::Epimedium Dark Beauty:A long lasting ground cover for the shaded to semi-shaded areas of the garden.:(ep-MEE-de-um)(grand-i-FLO-rum):
Lamiaceae ::Salvia Purple Majestry:A tall Salvia with dark rich purple flowers.:(SAL-vee-a)(gar-an-IT-i-ca):12.03.05
Rosaceae::Candymint Ornamental Crab Apple:A small wide spreading Ornamental Crabapple tree.::
Asteraceae::Coreopsis Zagreb:A compact upright Coreopsis with yellow flowers.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
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):
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):
Celastraceae::Hamilton's Spindle Tree, Japanese Spindle Tree, Yeddo Euonymus:Grown for it's decorative seed pods and fall color.::
Cupressaceae:cupressaceae juniperus communis depressa var replanda:Creeping Old Field Juniper:::5.15.05
Aizoaceae::Fire Spinner Ice Plant:A good plant for the hot dry area of the yard.:(del-oh-SPUR-muh):
Poaceae::Cloud Nine switch Grass:A sturdy upright ornamental grass with an incredible mass of reddish-brown, cloud-like plumes.:(PAN-ih-kum)(veer-GAH-tum):
Ranunculaceae::Clematis Comtesse de Bouchaud:A large single flowering Clematis with pink flowers.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
Lamiaceae::Gold Edge Lemon Thyme :A low growing Thyme with lemon scented foliage. :(TY-muss):
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):
Scrophulariaceae ::White Foxglove:A white flowering variety of the common Foxglove.:(dij-i-TAL-is)(pur-PU-ree-ah):
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
Brassicaceae:brassicaceae cakile edentula:Sea Rocket:A plant with lavender flowers found growing on the Great Lakes Shores.::4.12.5
Rosaceae::Linda Cambell Rose, Linda Campbell Rogosa Rose:A very hardy Rugosa Rose type with red flowers.::
::Perennial Gardens with Hosta:Perennial gardens featuring Hosta::
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):
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
Cupressaceae::Vintage Gold:A dwarf slow growing Chamaecyparis with yellow foliage.:(kamma-SIP-eris)(pie-sif-er-ah):
Caprifoliaceae ::Northern Burgundy Viburnum:A Arrowwood Viburnum selection with burgundy fall color.:(vy-BER-num)(den-TAH-tum):
Amaranthaceae::Chicken Gizzard, Yellow Chicken Gizzard:Grown for its colorful yellow veined green leaves and red stems.:(eh-ri-SEE-nay)(herb-sti-ee):12.15.05
Oleaceae::Burgundy Queen Lilac:A confusing plant, I don't really know what is it's true color? A major nursery lists it as a single purple flower, others of images of deep purple burgundy.:(si-RING-A)(vul-GAR-is):
Asteraceae::May Daisy, Maikonigin:Maikonigin is a compact and not as aggressive verson of the common Ox Eye Daisy.::6.1.05
Scrophulariaceae::Veronica Royal Candles, Dwarf Spike Speedwel:Compact plants bearing bright blue flowers.:(ve-RON-i-ka)(spi-KA-ta)):
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
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
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
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Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta sieboldiana big daddy:Hosta Big Daddy:A very large blue Hosta.::4.26.05
Lamiaceae:labiatae lamium amplexicaule:Henbit, Henbit Deadnettle, Common Henbit, Giraffe head:::6.02.02 04.21.05
Caprifoliaceae ::Weigela maximiowiczi:An unusual Weigela with yellow flowers.:(wi-GEE-la)(max-im-oh-WIX-ee-i):
Oleaceae::Forsythia Vermont Sun:A hardy selection of Forsythia from the University of Vermont.:(for-SITH-i-a):
Euphorbiaceae::Marsh Euphorbia, Marsh Spurge:A tall Euphorbia that can tolerate wet sites.:(yoo-FOR-bee-ah)(pah-LUSS-tris):
Cactaceae::Winterocereus aureispina:A golden yellow spined cactus in a monotypic genus.::
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::Yarrow, Common Yarrow:A native Yarrow with white to pinkish flat topped flower heads.:(ak-i-LEE-ah)(mil-lee-FO-le-um):
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
Pinaceae::Narrow Blue Swiss Stone Pine:A slow growing narrow Pine.:(PIE-nus)(SEM-bra) :
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
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
Cupressaceae:cupressaceae thuja occidentalis cristata crested:Thuja cristata Argenteovariegata::(thu-ya):5.17.05
Asteraceae:asteraceae senecio cineraria:Dusty Miller:An annual grown for its silvery-gray foliage. Very cold tolerant and at times has over wintered in zone #5b.:(se-NE-shi-oh)(sin-se-RA-ri-ah):10.27.03 4.10.5
Tropaelolaceae::Nasturtium Alaska:A variegated form of the common Nasturtium. It comes true from seed. This isn't always true with variegated plants. :(troo-PEE-oo-lum)(MA-jus):
Boraginaceae::Bethlehem Sage, Lungwort, Spotted Dog, Jerusalem Sage, Joseph's Mary:A good plant for a shaded moist spot in the garden.:(pul-muh-NAIR-ee-uh):
Asteraceae::Shasta Daisy Broadway Lights:A Shasta Daisy whose flowers open up bright yellow than fade to white.::
Lamiaceae:lamiaceae salvia guaranitica black and blue:Salvia Black and Blue:The combination of deep blue flowers and the black calyx make this a real beauty.:(SAL-vee-a)(gar-an-IT-i-ca):04.20.03, 06.13.03, 4.22.05
Rosaceae ::John Cabon Rose:A free flowering shrub Rose with semi-double red flowers.::
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):
Liliaceae::Blue Umbrellas Hosta:A large Hosta with blue-green leaves.::
Asteraceae ::Achillea Rose Queen:An Achillea with rose colored flowers.:(ak-i-LEE-ah)(mil-lee-FO-le-um):
Apocynaceae::VInca Sterling SIlver, Periwinkle:A good ground cover plant for the shaded areas having variegated foliage and blue flowers.:(VING-ka)(MY-nor):
Campanulaceae::Lobelia Fan series:A beautiful vertical plant with blazing red flowers for the moist to wet site.::
Taxodiaceae::David English Yew:An upright Yew commonly used for hedges.:(TAKS-us):
Fagaceae::Girard English Oak:A tight upright yellow foliage form of the English Oak.::
Papaveraceae::Whirlwind Poppy, Whirl Wind Poppy:A Poppy with orange flowers and 4 dark markings on the petals.:(pa-PA-ver):
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
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
Cactaceae::Cholla, Clokey Cholla, Plateau Cholla, Rattail Cholla,:A cold hardy Cactus with yellow flowers.:(oh-PUN-shee-uh):
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):
Lamiaceae ::Lamium White Nancy:The white flower version of Beacon Silver. Received a 3.5 out of four rating at the Chicago Botanic Gardens Lamium trials.:(lay-MEE-um)(mak-ew-LAH-tum):
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):
Asteraceae::Raydon's Favorite Aster:A later blooming plant with blue Aster flowers.::
Oleaceae::Golden Vicary Privet, Golden Privet:A shrub that holds onto the yellow color the entire season.:(li-GUS-trum):
Rosaceae::Mountain Frost Ussurian Pear:A narrow upright growing Ussurian Pear.:(PIE-rus)(uu-sor-ee-En-sis):
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):
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):
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
Geraniaceae ::Geranium Moran:A medium size hardy Geranium with violet-blue flowers. One of the earlier flowering hardy Geraniums.:(jer-AY-nee-um):
:pots of plants hanging baskets:Hanging baskets:This section contains pictures of annuals in hanging baskets.::4.5.7
Caprifoliaceae :::::
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
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):
Liliaceae::Star of Persia:Forms a loosely formed large ball of starry violet flowers.::
Euphorbiaceae::Welcome Home Euphorbia, Welcome Home Crown of THorns:A hybrid Crown of Thorns with large red flowers (bracts).::
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):
Aceraceae::Black Maple:A large Maple very similar to Sugar Maple. ::
Asteraceae::Mahogany Midget Coreopsis:A dwarf red annual Coreopsis that produces an abundance of flowers throughout the growing season.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Cyperaceae::Carex Prairie Fire:Forms an attract tussock of green bronze foliage.:(KAIR-eks)(test-uh-SEE-uh) :
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta anne arrett:Hosta Anne Arrett:A yellow leaf Hosta with a thin white margin. ::4.22.05
Saxifragaceae::Purple Candles Astillbe:A tall Astilbe with reddish purple flowers.:(ah-STIL-bee)(chi-NEN-sis):
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) :
Cupressaceae ::Blue Rug Juniper, Wiltonii Juniper:A low growing, wide spreading Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(hor-i-zon-TA-lis):
Fumariaceae::Dicentra Burning Hearts:The red heart shaped flowers are lined with white creating an interesting contrast to the flower.:(dy-SEN-truh):
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
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:hard surfaces walks/paths random bricks::This section contains pictures of walks made out of random placed bricks. These types of walks work best in gardens.::4.5.5
Rosaceae::Tom Thumb Cotoneaster, Little Gem Cotoneaster:A slow growing shrub with glossy green foliage.:(ko-toe-nee-AS-ter) :
Rubiaceae:: Partridge-berry, Partridgeberry, Squawvine, Twinberry, Winter Clover:A low creeping plant with small white flowers and bright red berries.::
Geraniaceae::Orange flowering Geraniums:Images and information on Geraniums with orange flowers.::
Lamiaceae::Magic Michael Basil:A compact Basil with highly fragrant leaves.:(OSS-ih-mum)(bass-IL-ee-kum):
Convolvulaceae::Blue Casbah Moroccan Glory Vine:A good plant for trailing out of window boxes and containers.:(kon-VOL-vew-lus)(sa-BAT-ee-us):
Asteraceae::Zesty Zinnia:A series of fully double Zinnia on sturdy plants.:(zin-EE-a)(EL-e-genz):
Fabaceae ::Yellow Bird of Paradise, Desert Bird of Paridise :A tropical shrub that tolerates poor soils.:(ses-al-PIN-ee-uh)(gil-EEZ-ee-eye):
Asteraceae::Gaillardia Amber Wheels:A Gaillardia with large golden fringed petals.:(gah-LARD-ee-uh):
Fabaceae:fabaceae cercis canadensis covey:Lavender Twist Redbud:A weeping form of the tree Red Bud.::05.17.05
Celastraceae:celastraceae euonymus fortunei emerald and gold:Emerald and Gold Euonymus:A small broadleaf evergreen shrub for the full sun to semi-shaded areas of the yard. It has colorful gold variegated foliage.:(you-ON-i-mus)(for-TUNE-ne-i):7-21-01
Lamiaceae::Basal Lemon, Lemon Basal:A herb with a good lemon scent. Both leaves and flowers are used.:(OSS-ih-mum):
Hamamelidaceae::Ward Sweetgum, Cherokee Sweetgum:A narrow pyramidal form of Sweetgum, cold hardy and virtually seedless.:(lih-kwid-AM-bar)(steye-ra-see-FLO-a):
Hippocastanaceae:hippocastanaceae aesculus hippocastanum:Horse Chestnut, White Horse Chestnut, Candle Tree:A large growing tree that produces clusters of white flowers in late May early June. Also produces tons of large hard seeds.:(es-KU-lus)(hip-oh-kas-TA-num):6.16.02 4.18.05
Liliaceae::Aloe Minibelle, Tiger Jaws Aloe:A nice dwarf Aloe. Looks are deceiving; the fierce looking thorns are actually fleshy.::
Lamiaceae::Cats Meow Cat Mint:A new compact variety of Catmint.:(NEP-eh-tuh)(fah-SEN-ee-eye):
Rosaceae::Flowering Crab Walters:A white flowering ornamental Crab tree::
Solanaceae::Raspberry Blast Petunia:A Supertunia type Petunia with pink flowers edged in a dark cerise.::
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 ::
Asparagaceae:liliaceae sansevieria hallii baseball bat:Baseball Bat Sansevieria, Blue Bat Sansevieria:A very unusually shaped plant. :(san-se-VEER-ee-uh) :4.26.05
Saxifragaceae:saxifragaceae heuchera photo album:Coral Bells Cultivars:A photo album of some different cultivars.::6.1.05
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):
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
Liliaceae::Henry's Lily:A tall Trumpet Lily with orange flowers having maroon spots.::
Liliaceae::Hair Allium:Instead of having the traditional globular flower head, this Alliums flower is having a bad hair day.::
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
Caryophyllaceae ::Dianthus Coconut Punch:A member of the Fruit Punch Series.:(dye-AN-thus):
Asteraceae::Monster Lemon Strawflower, Paper Daisy:Strawflowers are one of the easiest flowers to dry. Monster Lemon has large yellow flowers on a tall plant.:(brak-tee-A-tum):
Lamiaceae::Catmint:A naturalized wildflower.::
Boraginaceae::Sissinghurst White Pulomonaria:A hybrid Pulmonaria with large white flowers.:(pul-muh-NAIR-ee-uh):
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
Poaceae::Deweys Blue Switch Grass, Deweys Blue Switch Grass:A tough glaucous blue Switch Grass.::
Buxaceae ::Green Mountain Boxwood:A dense upright growing Boxwood forming a natural cone shaped.::
Saxifragaceae::Sweet Tea Heucherella:An intensely colored plant with tea colored leaves. Likes a bit more moisture than Heucheras.::
Boraginaceae::Heliotrope Blue Wonder:A short Heliotrope cultivars with deep dark blue fragrant flowers. A tender perennial grown as an annual.:(hee-li-oo-TROP-i-um)(ar-bo-RES-enz):
Rubiaceae::Yellow Bedstraw, Ladys Bedstraw:An heirloom plant used for stuffing mattresses to curdling cheese to an assortment of aliment remedies.:(gay-LEE-um):
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
Asteraceae::Sprite Creeping Zinnia, Sprite Sanvitalia:A series of low growing creeping plants with yellow and orange flowers. Used as a ground cover annual or in baskets and containers as a hanging plant.:(san-vi-TAY-lee-ah)(pro-KUM-benz):
Pinaceae:pinaceae pinus sylvestris glauca nana:Dwarf Scotch Pine, Dwarf Blue Scotch Pine:A plant I have growing in my yard. There seems to be confusion on the taxonomy of this plant.:(PIE-nus)(sil-VES-tris):7.7.02 5.6.05
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):
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
Ranunculaceae::Round Lobed Hepatica, Round Lobed Liverleaf:An early spring blooming plant found growing in deciduous forests.::
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
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
Hydrangeaceae::Little Lamb Hydrangea:A Hydrangea paniculata cultivar with some of the smallest florets of all Hydrangea.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
Rosaceae::Seven Sisters Rose, Grevillei Rose:A climbing rose that gets it's name "Seven Sisters" from the way the flowers change colors.::
Pinaceae::Dragon Spruce cultivar:A blue needled form of the Dragon Spruce.::
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae weigela florida minuet:Weigela Minuet:One of the smaller more compact Weigela.:(wi-GEE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):11-17-01, 6.24.02,4.5.5
Rosaceae::Rosea Plena Dwarf Flowering Plum:A cultivar of the Dwarf Flowering Almond with double flowers.:(PRUU-nus)(glan-duu-LO-sa):
Asteraceae::WIld Quinine, American Feverfew, Eastern Feverfew, Eastern Parthenium:A native Prairie plant.::
Brassicaceae::Pixie Cream Rock Cress:A Rock Cress with creamy yellow flowers.::
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Goldilocks, Sedum selskianum:Forms a tight hummock with yellow flowers.::
Betulaceae::Shiloh Splash River Birch:A variegated variety of the River Birch. Grown as a small tree or large shrub.::
Ericaceae::Rhododendron Elegans:An old proven Rhododendron cultivar.:(roh-do-DEN-dron):
Moraceae ::Common Mulberry, White Mulberry:A fast growing non-native tree that provides delectable fruit for birds and humans. :(MO-rus)(AL-baa):
Verbenaceae:verbenaceae lantana:Lantana:A group of semi-evergreen shrubs that are commonly used in hanging baskets and outdoor pots.:(lan-TAN-ah):4.21.05
Amarylidaceae:amarylidaceae narcissus division 08:Tazetta Daffodils:The Tazetta Daffodils have many pungent flowers per stem. The fragrance is a musky sweet smell. This group is good for forcing.::03.08.03 47.8.5
Lamiaceae ::Salvia Victoria White:A white version of Salvia Victoria.:(SAL-vee-a)(fa-rih-NAY-see-a):
Crassulaceae::Hens and Chicks with Red Foliage:A grouping of Hens and Chicks with reddish foliage.:(sem-per-VEEV-um)(tek-TOH-rum):
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
Saxifragaceae::Country Western Astilbe:A medium Astillbe with soft pink plumes.:(a-STIL-bee):
Cupressaceae ::DeGroot's Spiral Arborvitae, Degroot's Emerald Spire Arborvitae:A dwarf cultivar with a pyramid-like shape having short branches and dark green leaves.:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):
Buxaceae::Vadar Valley Boxwood:A lower growing flat top Boxwood cultivar.::
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):
Oxalidaceae::Zinfindel Oxalis:A clover-like plant with dark foliage and yellow flowers.:(oks-AL-iss):
Fabaceae::Edo Shibori Bush Clover:A woody plant that dies back to the ground in zones 5-6(7). Treated as a woody shrub in warmer regions and a herbaceous perennial in the colder regions.:(les-pe-DE-za)(thun-BER-je-i):
Taxodiaceae::Yew:A genus of conifers that are widely used in the landscape.:(TAKS-us):
Cupressaceae::Expansa Aureospicata Juniper, Davurica JUniper:A spreading green colored Juniper with splashes of butter yellow on the foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us):
Asclepiadaceae:asclepiadaceae hoya carnosa rubra:Wax Plant, Hoya, Krimson Princess Hoya:An easy to grow plant for the bright to moderate areas of the indoors. The foliage is very colorful having leaves that are green and white along with an occasional reddish one.:: 4.9.5
Labiatae ::Variegated Ground Ivy, Variegated Creeping Charlie:A variegated form of the extremely invasive Creeping Charlie.::
European Larch::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):
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):
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):
Pinaceae ::R. Kluis Blue Spruce:A slow growing blue Spruce cultivar.::
Iridaceae::Halcyon Seas Siberian Iris:A tall Siberian Iris with medium blue flowers.:(EYE-ris) (sy-BEER-ah-kuh):
Pinaceae::Hoopsii Colorado Spruce, Hoopsii Blue Spruce:A dense pyramidal Spruce cultivar with glaucous blue foliage. Rated as one of the best bluish spruce trees.:(PIE-see-a)(PUN-genz):
Scrophulariaceae::Safari Pink Nemesia:A vertical Nemesia with pink flowers.:(ne-MEE-see-uh):
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
Ranunculaceae::Honorine Jobert Windflower, Honorine Jobert Anemone:A vigorous white blooming heirloom Windflower. Can become an aggressive spreader in the garden.:(a-NEM-oh-nee):
Grossulariaceae::Schroeders Alpine Current:A compact disease resistant Alpine Current.:(RI-bez)(al-PIE-num):
Bromeliaceae:bromeliaceae:Bromeliad:This section cotains general information on the very diverse Bromeliad family.::4.11.5
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
Asteraceae ::Achillea Golden Plate:A tall Achillea reaching 4-5 feet.:(ak-i-LEE-ah)(fil-i-pen-due-LI-na):
Lamiaceae:lamiaceae lamium maculatum pink pewter:Lamiun Pink Pewter:A low growing, medium spreading plant that will add a splash of color to the semi-shaded areas of the garden. Received an excellent rating at the Chicago Botanic Gardens Lamium trials.:(lay-MEE-um)(mak-ew-LAH-tum):11-17-01 4.21.05
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):
Liliaceae::Wild Lily of the Valley, Canada Mayflower:A native wildflower found in moist shaded woods.::
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):
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):
Caprifoliaceae::Madonna Elderberry:A variegated Elderberry.:(sam-BOO-kus)(NY-grah):
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):
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):
Saxifragaceae::Spit Fire Coral Bells, Heuchera Coral Bells:A green foliage Coral Bells producing many small flowers on wiry stems.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Polygonaceae::Sheep's Sorrel, Red Sorrel, Sour Weed, Field Sorrel:A common weed, easily identified by its spikes of reddish maroon flowers.::
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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
Euphorbiaceae::Carmencita Pink. Caster Bean:A large plant grown for its foliage, structure and flowers. Most parts of this plant are poisonous.:(RISS-i-nus) :
Cannaceae::Canna Tropicana series:Different plants in the Canna Tropicanna series.::
Taxodiaceae:taxodiaceae taxus x media hicksii:Hicks Yew:A barrel shaped upright Yew that is commonly used to create hedges.:(TAKS-us):6.25.05
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
Asteraceae::American Wild Sensitive-plant, Northern Wild Senna:A tall native legume Prairie plant.::
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae weigela rubidor:Weigela Rubidor, Weigela Rubigold:A Weigela cultivar with bright yellow foliage and dark red flowers.::4.12.05
Fabaceae::White Prairie Clover:A neat wispy legume with purple flowers in July and August.:(DAY-lee-uh):
Ranunculaceae::Golden Queen Trollius:A early spring blooming plant with globular deep golden flowers.:(TROL-i-us)(kul-TOR-um):12.10
Poaceae:poaceae miscanthus sinensis sirene:Miscanthus Sirene:A large up right clumping Miscanthus.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):4.28.02
Begoniaceae ::Begonia Wollny:A thick caned Begonia.::
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
Liliaceae::Big Mama Hosta:A large blue leaf sieboldi type Hosta.::
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):
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):
Brassicaceae::Erysimum Citron, Citron Wallflowers:A series that produces bright yell and orange flower. A good companion for Pansies.:(e-RIH-sih-mum):
Liliaceae ::Hosta Sombrero:A large green Hosta with frangrant white flowers.::
Pinaceae:pinaceae picea glauca sanders blue:Sanders Blue:A narrow, blue upright cultivar of the Alberta Spruce.::5.3.05
Araceae::Heart of the Jungle Elephant Ears, Heart of the Jungle Colocosia:A Elephant Ears with red petioles that remind me of Rhubarb. A perennial in zone 8 or more, treated as a tender perennial in cooler climates and as an annual in cold climates.:(kol-oh-KAY-see-uh)(es-kew-LEN-tuh):
Aceraceae::Crimson Queen Japanese Maple:A red laced leaf Japanese Maple.:{AYE-ser)(pal-MA-tum):
Lythraceae::False Heather, Mexican Heather, Elfin Shrub:A tropical sub-shrub grown as an annual in colder climates. Not a true Heather.::
Primulaceae::Primula Blaue Auslese:A cultivar of the Drumstick Primula:(PRIM-eu-la)(den-tik-ew LAH-ta):
Poaceae::Silver Spike Grass, Silver Spear Grass:An old world fine textured grass that grows best in higher altitudes where humidity is low and cooler nights.:(ack-NATH-er-um):
Lamiaceae ::Silver Carpet Lamb's Ears:A lower growing Lamb' Ears that doesn't readily flower.:(STAY-kis)((by-zan-TEEN-A):
Poaceae::Albo striata Hakone Grass:A form of Hakone grass with white variegation.:(hah-koh-neh-KLOH-ah)(MAK-rah):
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.::
Aceraceae::Variegated Sycamore:A medium size tree with variegated foliage that will tolerate shade.:(AYE-ser)(soo-doh-PLAT-uh-nus):
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
Pinaceae::Balsam Fir:A small tree found growing near streams, ponds and lakes.::
Pinaceae::Golden Springs Spruce:A dwarf Blue Spruce with new growth being yellow.::
Rosaceae::Chuckles Shrub Rose:A floribunda rose with clusters of pink flowers.::
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):
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
Asclepiadaceae ::Butterflyweed:Pictures of plants growing in garden sites.:(as-KLEE-pi-as)(tuu-be-ROW-sa):aaa
Betulaceae ::White Satin Birch:An improved cultivar of Birch::
Saxifragaceae::Burnished Bronze Heucheralla:A compact plant with bronze foliage color.:(hew-ker-REL-uh):
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
Oleaceae::Wedgwood Blue Lilac:A single flower Lilac with bluish flowers.:(si-RING-gah)(vul-GAIR-iss):Oleaceae
Caryophyllaceae::Tunic saxifrage, Tunic flower, Coat Flower, Saxifrage Pink:A tough dainty plant that looks like Creeping Baby's Breath.::
Iridaceae:iridaceae iris germanica dividing iris:Dividing Iris:This section contains a description on how to divide Iris.::4.19.05
Asteraceae::Rudbeckia Cherry Brandy:A Cone flower with reddish colored flowers.:(rud-BEK-ee-a):
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
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):
Rosaceae::Snowfall Nine Bark, Snowfall Physocarpus:A white blooming Ninebark with green foliage.:(fi-so-KAR-pus)(op-u-li-FO-li-us):
Verbenaceae::Hoary Vervain:A native wild flower that is suitable for the perennial garden.::
Onagraceae::Biennial Bee-Blossom, Biennial Gaura:A tall lanky biennial wild flower with flowers borne on flimsily wands.::
Labiatae::Hyssop:A plant with ornamental, culinary and medicinal uses.:(hi-SO-pus):
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):
Betulaceae ::Purple Weeping Birch:An unnamed cultivar with dark purple leaves of Betula pendula.:(Bet-u-lah)(PEN-due-la):
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):
Cupressaceae::Savin Juniper:A low growing wide spreading Juniper with green foliage throughout the entire year.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(sa-BEE-na):
:horticulture designing front yards house 2:House 2:This section contains pictures of house fronts which will help me illustrate how changes can be made to improve the design and functionality of the area. Some text has been added but mainly I use this as part of a presentation in my workshop "Designing the Front Yard"::4.5.5
Rosaceae::Gold Drop Potentilla:A small Potentilla with yellow flowers.:(po-ten-TIL-a)(fro-ti-KO-sa):
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):
Poaceae::Little Blue Stem Jazz:A shorter version of the Little Blue Stem cultivar The Blues. Reported not to flop.:(skits-ah-KEER-ee-um)(skoh-PAIR-ee-um):
Polemoniaceae::Phlox 21st Century series:A new improvement on the annual Phlox (Phlox drummondii)::
Araucariaceae::Wollemi Pine:An ancient plant thought to be extinct until discovered in 1994.::
Berberidaceae ::Marshall Red Barberry, Marshall Upright Barberry:An upright red leaf Barberry:(Ber-ber-is)(thun-Ber-jee-a):
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):
Rosaceae ::Pasteur Rose, Carolina Rose, Wild Rose:A wild rose with a single pink flowers.::
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
Campanulaceae ::Common Lady Bells:A medium size plant with blue flowers. Very adaptable to growing conditions. Similar in appearance to Campanula.:(a-den-OFF-or-a)or(ad-e-NOF-o-ra):
Rosaceae ::Golden Elf Spirea:A small bright yellow colored Spirea.::
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
Asteraceae::Orange Hawkweed, Devils Paint Brush:A common weed in gardens and lawns.::6.17.05
Scrophulariaceae:scrophulriaceae veronica incanna minuet:Veronica Minuet:A 12-18" plant for the full sun area of the garden. Gray foliage with soft pink flowers..:(veh-RON-ih-kuh)(in-KAN-nuh):07.30.03 6.24.05, a
Poaceae::Sea Blue Fescue:A Fescue cultivar with blue green foliage.:(fes-TOO-kah):
Oleaceae:: Miss Ellen Willmott Lilac:A double white lilac.:(si-RING-A)(vul-GAR-is):
Pinaceae ::Gnome Mugo Pine, Gnom Mugo Pine:One of the better dwarf Mugo Pine cultivars. ::
Labiatae ::Monarda Marshals Delight:A mildew resistant Monarda with pink flowers.:(mo-NAR-da):
Lamiaceae::Fuji Blue Dragon Head:A nice blue colored plant good for sunny rock gardens.:(dray-koh-SEF-uh-lum)(ar-gun-EN-see):
Asteraceae::Elecampane, Horse-heal:A tall yellow flowering plant that has been used from the 1600's or sooner for many different medicinal purposes. Name and lore of this plant has ties back to Helen of Troy.::
Moraceae:moraceae ficus benjamina cultivars:Benjamin Fig Cultivars:This section contains pictures of different Benjamin Fig cultivars. Refer back to Ficus benjamina "Benjamin Fig" for complete cultural data. ::4.30.05
Ranunculaceae ::Blue Valley Monks Hood:A cultivar of the common Monks Hood.:(ak-CO-nie-tum)(na-PEL-lus):09.23.05
Euphorbiaceae:euphorbiaceae codiaeum variegatum pictum:Croton flowers:In this section are pictures of the Croton's flowers. Not very ornamental but interesting.::5.17.05
Aceraceae::Columnar Freeman Maple:A columnar form of the Freeman Maple.::
Malvaceae::White Musk Mallow:A white flowering form of the Musk Mallow that has naturalized in the northeastern United States.:(MAL-va):
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Euphorbioides:An improved form of S. aizoon an old fashion cottage garden plant.::
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
Asteraceae ::Gazania:::
Primulaceae::Gooseneck Loosestrife. Shepherd's Hook:A vigorous spreading perennial with white flowers bending over like a Goose Neck. The moisture the soil the faster the spread.:(ly-siMOK-ee-ah)(kleth-ROI-deeze):
Asteraceae::Zinnia Zowie:A Zinnia with an intense color combination in it's flowers. A 2006 All American Selection.:(zin-EE-a)(EL-e-genz):
Cyperaceae::Carex New Look:A cultivar of Pendulous Sedge genus with green arching leaves. It does have a fresh green look.::
Rosaceae::Climbing Roses:This section contains general information on the Climbing Rose::
Cyperaceae::Creeping Variegated Broad Leaf Sedge:A slowly spreading variegated Sedge from underground stems.:(KAIR-ex)(sih-der-OH-stih-kah):
Sauraceae::Houttuynia Chameleon:An aggressive ground cover that grows in moist to wet sites.:(hoo-TIE-nee-a):08.26.05
Labiatae::Cambridge Scarlet Monarda:A Monarda with dark red flowers:(mo-NAR-da):
Magnoliaceae::Alexandrina Magnolia:A medium size tree with darker flowers than the standard Saucer Magnolia.:(mag-NO-lee-uh)(soo-lan-jee-AY-nuh):
Rosaceae::Spring Song Ornamental Crabapple Tree:::
Asteraceae::Black Gem Cornflower:An heirloom annual that produces dark maroon flowers.:(sen-TAR-ee-uh):
Rosaceae::Sweet Briar Rose, Sweetbriar:A vigorous tall species rose with single pink flowers. An heirloom rugosa rose.::
Asteraceae ::Echinacea Prairie Splendor:A shorter Echinacea with plants blooming first year from seed.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
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Poaceae::Helga Reich Miscanthus, Japanese Silver Grass Helga Reich:A slightly narrow version of Miscanthus Grazillimus.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
Taxodiaceae::Bright Gold Yew:A slow growing Yew that has vibrant yellow foliage color in the spring.:(TAKS-us) :
Lamiaceae::Creeping Thyme, Miniature Thyme:A low growing ground cover good for full sun dry sites in rock gardens.:(TY-mus)(pray-koks):
Balsaminaceae::New Guinea Impatiens:A group of Impatiens with large flowers and decorative foliage. Usually sold in pots around 4", as compared to pack sales of the bedding type Impatiens.:(im-PAY-shenz)(HAWK-er-i):
Lamiaceae:labiatae coleus blumei sun coleus:Sun Coleus:This section contains pictures of Coleus that were developed to grow in full sun.:(sol-en-oh-STEM-on)(skew-tell-ar-ee-OH-ih-deez):04.15-01, 04-19-01, 03.30.05
Lamiaceae::Gages Shadow Perilla :A vigorous Coleus Perilla hybrid with striking foliage.:(per-IL-a)(froo-TE-senz):
Begoniaceae ::Summerwings Deep Red:A semi-pendulous Begonia with deep red flowers. Part of the Summerwings series.:(be-GON-yuh):
Poaceae::Cheju-Do Feather Reed Grass, Dwarf Feather Reed Crass:A cultivar of Calamagrostis that is similar to Carl Forester but about a foot shorter.:(ka-la-mo-GROSS-tis):
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):
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
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):
Fagaceae::Copper Beech:A large tree with copper colored leaves in the spring changing to dark purple:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
Boraginaceae::Anchusa Blue Angel, Bugloss Blue Angel:A tender perennial with vivid blue flowers:(an-KOO-suh)(ka-PEN-sis):
Hydrangeaceae ::Smooth Hydrangea:A native Hydrangea with white flower heads.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(ar-bo-RES-enz):
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
Malvaceae::Sweet Caroline Hardy Hibiscus:A newer hardy Hibiscus cultivar with bright pink flowers.::
Fabaceae::Heart of Gold Redbud:A gold to yellow leaf Red Bud.:(SER-sis)(kan-a-DEN-sis):
Liliaceae::Hosta Grand Prize:A small Hosta with green leaves having a gold margin changing to creamy white as the season ::
Verbenaceae ::Early Amethyst Beauty Bush:A medium size graceful shrub producing a prolific amount of purple fruit.:(kal-i-KAR-pa)(dye-KOT-oh-ma):
Caryophyllaceae::Ruby Sparkles :A compact garden Dianthus with reddish colored flowers.:(dye-AN-thus):
Rosaceae::Purple Flowering Raspberry, Thimble berry:A shrubby wild flower with large rose-purple flowers and edible fruit.::
Iridaceae::Brighteyes Crocosmia, Bright Eyes Montbretia:A Crocosmia with yellow-orange trumpet flowers with deep red eyes.:(kroh-KOZ-mee-uh):
Asparagaceae::Ti Plant:A tropical shrub that makes a nice colorful house plant.:(kor-dil-LYE-nee) (tur-min-NAY-liss) (Tea not Ti Plant):6.9.05
Asteraceae::Woods Asters:A group of Aster cultivars with good mildew resistance, compact growth and a range of colors.::Symphyotrichum
Saxifragaceae::Slender Deutzia:A small to medium shrub with small white flowers.:(DUUT-si-a)(GRAS-l-lis):
Cupressaceae::Holmstrup Yellow Arborvitae:A yellow foliage form of Holmstrup Arborvitae.:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):
Polypodiaceae::Kimberly Queen Fern:A vigorous growing upright growing fern.:(nef-roh-LEP-iss):
Brassicaceae::Winter Joy Wallflower, Winter Joy Erysimum:A Wallflower with purple flowers. A good companion for Pansies.:(e-RIH-sih-mum):
Polemoniaceae::Phlox Natasha, Natasha Sweet Williams Phlox:A cultivar of the Meadow Phlox with raspberry and pink florets. Has good natural resistance to powdery mildew.::
Rosaceae::Ron Mcbeth Potentilla:An improved version of the older Miss Willmot Potentilla. Has carmine red flowers on sprawling stems.:(ne-pa-LEN-sis):
Amaranthaceae::Blazin Lime Iresine:An Iresine with lime and cream variegation with the added feature of red to rose stems.:(eh-ri-SEE-nay)(herb-sti-ee):
Ranunculaceae::Clematis Henryi:An antique, deciduous vine Clematis with large single white flowers.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
Lamiaceae::Basil Boxwood:A small globular shaped Basil resembling small Boxwood plants.:(OSS-ih-mum)(bass-IL-ee-kum) :
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):
Cupressaceae::Little Spire Juniper:A tight, slow growing narrow upright Juniper:(jew-NIP-er-us) (KOM-yoo-nis):
Poaceae::Miscanthus Graziella:A large hardy grass with the inflorescence (flowers) opening high above the foliage.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
Iridaceae::Emily McKenzie Crocosmia:A Crocosmia with orange petals and reddish blotched sepals.:(kroh-KOZ-mee-uh):
Boraginaceae::Common Comfrey:A plant that has been used as a herb for over one thousand years.:(SIM-fi-tum):
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
Cupressaceae::Arcadia Juniper:A dense low growing Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(sa-BEE-na):
Liliaceae:liliaceae asparagus:Asparagus fern seedlings:Enter this section to see some Asparagus Fern seedlings::4.22.05
Ulmaceae::Dodoens Elm:A hybrid large Elm with moderate resistance to Dutch Elm Disease.:(UL-mus):
Poaceae::Pony's Tail Grass, Mexican Feather Grass, Esparto Grass:A graceful plume shaped plant producing masses of Pony Tail like plumes.:(STYE-pah):
Solanaceae::Browallia Blue Bells:A cascading plant with blue star shaped flowers:(bro-WAL-ee-ah)(spee-see-OH-sa):
Rosaceae::Golden Guinea Kerria:A cultivar of Kerria with larger flowers.:(KER-i-ah)(ja-PON-i-Ka):
Brassicaceae::Starbor Kale:A hybrid Kale with green ruffly edible leaves.:(BRAS-ee-ka)(awl-lur-RAY-see-uh):
Liliaceae::Lily turf:A clump forming grass-like perennial.:(LEER-ri-oo-pa):
Araceae::Chinese Evergreen cultivars:This section contains pictures of the different Chinese Evergreen cultivars. ::4.8.5
Apiaceae::Compact Patio Dill:A common herb with a long history medicinal and culinary uses. Seeds, flower tops and leaves all have culinary uses. This is listed as a compact variety good in containers.:(a-NEE-thun):
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):
Plantaginaceae::Blue Buckle Penstemon:A cultivar of the native Wandbloom Penstemon with better flowers.:(pen-STE-mon):
Pinaceae ::Asselyn Norway Spruce, Compact Norway Spruce:A slow growing compact Norway Spruce.:(PY-see-uh)(A-bees):03.24.05
Ginkgoaceae::Sentry Ginkgo:A strongly columnar Ginkgo with brilliant fall coloration.:(GINGK-go)(bi-LO-baa):
Verbenaceae::Gold Edge Golden Dewdrop:A tropical gold variegated shrub.:(duu-RAN-ta):
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Ranunculaceae::Clematis evergreen group:This group of Clematis has evergreen and semi-evergreen foliage.:KLEM-uh-tiss):
Lamiaceae ::Ajuga Metallica, Bronze Giant Ajuga:An Ajuga having tight crisp, crinkled, bronze-purple foliage.:(a-JOO-guh)(REP-tans):
Araliaceae::Hardy English Ivy :A woody evergreen vine or ground cover. Has escaped and become an invasive weed.::
Ranunculaceae::Fern Leaf Peony:A short Peony with double red flowers and ferny foliage.::5.11.05
Lamiaceae::Summer Sunshine Teucrium:A shrubby perennial with yellow spring foliage fading to chartreuse in the summer::
Araceae::Taro:The species Taro. Grown as container plant in cooler regions.:(kol-oh-KAY-see-uh)(es-kew-LEN-tuh):
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae viburnum lantana mohican:Viburnum Mohican:A compact selection of the Wayfaring Bush Viburnum. A medium sized shrub for the full sun areas of the yard. :(vy-BER-num):6.01.02 4.12.05
Fagaceae ::Swamp Oak:A medium size Oak found in moist sites.:(Kwer-kus):
Caryophyllaceae::Dianthus Confetti Series:A series of Maiden Pink Dianthus. An improvement over the species Dianthus deltoides.:(dy-AN-thus)(del-TOY-deez):
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):
Cupressaceae::Star Power Juniper:An upright, fast growing Juniper with blusih star-like foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us):
Valarianaceae::Red Valerian, Pretty Betsy, Jupiter's Beard:An old fashion easy to grow plant.:(sen-TRAN-thus)(REW-ber):
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
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
Begoniaceae ::Begonia Baby Wing Pink:A mounded upright Begonias with pink flowers.::
Caryophyllaceae::Sternberg’s Pink:A good rock garden Dianthus with fragrant fringed flowers.::
Araceae::N Joy Devils Ivy:An improved version of the standard Marble Queen Devils Ivy.:(ep-ih-PREM-num) (AW-re-um):
Hydrangeaceae ::Silver Dollar Hydrangea:A bigger Hydrangea with white mophead flowers and fat conical flowers.:hy-DRAIN-jah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
Cannabaceae::Hops, Common Hops, Mexican Hops:A fast perennial vine that produces a catkin like structure is used to flavor beer.:(HU-mu-lus)(loo-PU-lus):
Hydrangeaceae::Blue Billow Hydrangea:A compact shrub with light blue lacecap flowers.:(hi-DRAN-gee-ah)(ser-RA-tah):
Convallariaceae::Hairy Toad Lily:A good perennial for the semi shade area of the garden.:(tri-SER-tis)(HER-ta):
Ulmaceae::Regal Elm:An hybrid Elm introduced by the the University of Wisconsin with resistance to Dutch Elm disease.:(UL-mus):
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.::
Euphorbiaceae::Euphorbia Hip Hop:Creates a mass of white flowers reminiscent of Baby's Breath. Heat, full sun and drought tolerant. Culture the same as Euphorbia Diamond Frost but this plant is a bit more aggressive. A tender perennial grown as an annual.:(yew-FOR-bee-ah):
Lamiaceae ::Coleus Fishnet Stockings :A striking Coleus with fishnet patterned veins.:(sol-en-oh-STEM-on)(skew-tell-ar-ee-OH-ih-deez0:
Rubiaceae::Misty Woodruff:A good rock garden plant for the full sun.:(as-PER-yew-la):
Dryopteridaceae::Korean Twin Shield Fern:::
Fabaceae::Red Feather:One of the more ornamental clovers with large puffy heads of red-purple flowers.:(try-FOH-lee-um)(ROO-benz):
Rosaceae::Dropwort Meadowsweet, Fern-leaf Dropwort:A Filipenula that is tolerant of drier sites.:(fil-i-PEN-du-la)(vul-GA-ris):
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):
Malvaceae::Mars Magic Hollyhock:A tall red Hollyhock that will (may) bloom first year from seeds.:(al-SEE-a)(Ro-see-a):
Liliaceae::Spanish Blue Bells:A late blooming bulb with spikes of pendulous blue flowers.::
Rosaceae::Pink Princess Flower Crabapple:Compact Flowering Crab reaching 8 feet high with rose-pink flowers.::
Onagraceae::Glowing Magenta Primrose:A Evening Primrose with magenta flowers.:(ee-no-THE-ra)(kun-thee-AY-nuh):
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
Rosaceae::Sorbaria fallax:Sorbaronia fallax (Rosaceae) is an intergeneric hybrid seedling found in Connecticut.::
Aceraceae::Bloodgood Japanese Maple:One of the more popular red foliage Japanese Maples, especially in zone #5.:(AYE-ser)(pal-MA-tum):
Aceraceae::Tsuma-gaki Japanese Maple:A small tree with yellowish green leaves edged with red.:(AYE-ser)(pal-MA-tum):
Rosaceae::Primula Rose, Primrose Rose:A species rose with yellow to pale yellow flowers followed by round red hips.::
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):
Ranunculaceae::Sharp-Lobed Hepatica, Mountain Hepatic:An early spring blooming plant found growing in deciduous forests.::
Liliaceae::Royal Standard Hosta:An older Hosta cultivar that is still widely used. Noted for its white flowers in August.::
Taxodiaceae:taxodiaceae taxus x media andersonii:Anderson's Yew:A fast growing spreading Yew. Has never winter burned in any of my plantings.:(TAKS-us):7-21-01 6.25.05
Poaceae::Nicolus Japanese Forest grass:A form of the Japanese Forst grass that has great fall color.:(hah-koh-neh-KLOH-ah)(MAK-rah):
Caryophyllaceae::Dianthus Jolt series:A new group of heat tolerant Dianthus from Panama Seeds.::
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
Ranunculaceae::Jelitto Thalictrum::(tha-LICK-trum):
Oleaceae::Catinat Lilac:This Lilac has a single pinkish flower.:(si-RING-A)(vul-GAR-is):
Asteraceae::Floristan Violet Liatris:A tall Liatris with purple flowers.:(ly-AT-riss):
Lamiaceae ::Bronze Beauty Ajuga:An older cultivar of Ajuga.:(a-JOO-guh)(REP-tans):
Pinaceae::Japanese White Pine:A smaller Pine tree with green to glaucous needles.:(PIE-nus)(par-vi-FLO-ra):
Lamiaceae :labiatae ajuga reptans pink elf:Ajuga Pink Elf:A green foliage, pink flowering Ajuga cultivar.:(a-JOO-guh)(REP-tans):4.19.05
Asteraceae::Wild Light Blue Aster:A strain of the Showy Aster with light blue flowers.::
Rosaceae ::Home Run Rose:A offspring of the very popular "Knockout Rose".::
Apocynaceae::Blue Ice Amsonia:A compact Amsonia with vivid flowers.:(am-SO-knee-uh) (tab-er-nay-MON-tah-nuh):
Hydrangeaceae ::Oakleaf Hydrangea:This is the native Oakleaf Hydrangea shrub.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(kwer-se-FOH-lee-uh):
Asteraceae::Candy Stripe Cosmos:A large annuals with 2-3 inch flowers. The birds love the seeds.:(KOZ-mos):
Liliaceae::Showy Lily:A white flowering Heritage Lily.::
Lamiaceae::Salvia Twilight Serenade, Ballet Series of Salvia:A Meadow Sage Salvia with richly colored violet blue flowers.:(SAL-vee-uh)(pray-TEN-sis):
Liliaceae::Tiger Lily:::
Asparagaceae::Giant Mexican Lily, Mauritius Hemp:::
Amarylidaceae:amarylidaceae narcissus division 10:Bulbocodium Daffodils.:The Bulbocodium Daffodils have usually one flower per stem. The perianth segments can be very insignificant as compared to the larger corona or cup. The cup may look like a megaphone. The anthers are attached more or less centrally to the filament. The filament and styles are usually curved.::03.08.034.8.5
Cyperaceae ::Frosted Curls Sedge:A weeping Sedge with two toned foliage.:(KAIR-ex)(KOH-manz):
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) :
Onagraceae::Lemon Drop Evening Primrose:A mounding Evening Primrose with 1-2 inch lemon yellow flowers.:(ee-no-THE-ra):
Malvaceae::Indian Spring Hollyhock:A heirloom Hollyhock with single flowers in white, rose or pink.:(al-SEE-a)(Ro-see-a):
Cyperaceae ::Trimberg Wood Sedge, Wood Sedge:A small wiry clump forming sedge that prefers moist soil and some shade.:(KAIR-ex)(sil-VAH-tee-kah):
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):
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):
Oleaceae::Happy Centennial Forsythia:A bud hardy shorter Forsythia.:(for-SITH-i-a):
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
Magnoliaceae::Magnolia Ann:A hybrid Magnolia from "Eight Little Girl" series. :(mag-NO-li-ah):
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
Liliaceae::Yellow Star Grass:A diminutive plant that is easily passed by unless it is flowering.::
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):
Primulaceae::Sunrise Primulas:A series of short compact plants with a wide range of colors.:(PRIM-yew-luh) :
Asteraceae::Northern Lights Shasta Daisy, Nordicht Shasta Daisy:A Shasta Daisy with increased vigor and disease resistance.:(lew-KANTH-ih-mum)(soo-PER-bum):
Scrophulariaceae::Nemesia Sunsatia series:A free flowering series of Nemesia.::
Poaceae::Wallis Fescue::(fes-TOO-kah):
Bromeliaceae:bromeliaceae guzmania named cultivars:Guzmania Marjan:A yellow bract Guzmania.::04.02.02 4.12.5
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):
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):
Solanaceae::Ornamental Pepper Black Pearl:Has semi-glossy leaves with black rounded fruit that turn red.:(KAP-sih-kum):
Pinaceae:pinaceae pinus strobus pendula:Weeping White Pine:A loose weeping form of the White Pine.:(PIE-nus)(STROH-bus):5.6.05
Solanaceae::Ornamental Pepper Numex Twilight:A medium hot pepper with good ornamental qualities.:(KAP-sih-kum):
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
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
Boraginaceae::Comfrey, Dwarf Comfrey:A rhizomatous spreading plant with creamy white to white flowers. WIll naturalize in proper sites.:(SIM-fi-tum)(grand-i-FLO-um):
Plantanaceae::Suttneri London Plane Tree:A London Plant Tree with variegated leaves.:(PLAT-uh-nus)(a-ser-ih-FOLE-ee-uh):
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):
Fagaceae ::Red Oak, Northern Red Oak:A fast growing large Oak tree.:(KWER-kus)(RUU-bra):01.18.05
Asteraceae::Chinese Aster Serenade series:A Chinese Aster that is highly resistant to fusarium wilt.:(kal-i-STEF-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
Asteraceae::Hardy Ageratum, Mist Flower:A perennial with flowers that look like an Ageratum. Can be aggressive spreading by rhizomes:(yew-pa-TOR-ee-um)(sow-les-TEN-um):
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):
Crassulaceae::Amur Sedum, Amur Stonecrop, Selskian Stonecrop:A good ground cover plant for dry full sun areas.::
Aceraceae::Nuresagi Japanese Maple, Wet Heron Japanese Maple:An upright Japanese Maple with burgundy colored leaves.:(AYE-ser)(pal-MA-tum):
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
Polypodiaceae:polypodiaceae davallia fejeensis:Rabbit's Foot Fern:The creeping fuzzy rhizomes make this plant a conversation piece.::5.9.05
Liliaceae:liliaceae trillium sessil:Toadshade, Toad Trillium:An ephemeral wild flower native to many areas of the United States.::4.27.05
Primulaceae::Lacy Lady Primula:A Primula with lacy petaled flowers with a pink to deep rose edge.: :
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
Liliaceae::Hosta Curly Fries:A small unusual Small Rippled Hosta. Selected by the American Hosta Growers Association as 2016 Hosta of the Year!::
Polygonaceae::Buckler Sorrel, Shield-leaf Sorrel, French Sorrel:A culinary plant used in salads.::
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):
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):
Ulmaceae::Accolade Elm:A hybrid Elm with good disease resistance having a vase to oval growth form.:(UL-mus):
Fagaceae::Allegheny Chinkapin:A small tree or large shrub produces an edible Chestnut.::
Pinaceae:pinaceae picea abies clanbrassiliana:Tolleymore Spruce:A very slow growing dwarf conifer.:(PY-see-uh)(A-bees):5.3.05
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) :
Ulmaceae::Princeton American Elm:A large fast growing Elm that has good resistance to the Dutch Elm disease.:(UL-mus)(a-mer-i-KA-na):
Lamiaceae::Huntington's Carpet Rosemary:A trailing mounding Rosemary with blue flowers.:(rose-ma-REE-nus)(oh-fiss-ih-NAH-liss):
Crassulaceae ::Sedum sexangulare, Tasteless Stonecrop:A low growing green groundcover Sedum that is very easy to grow.::
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
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
Ranunculaceae::Stolwick Gold Clematis:A chartreuse colored Clematis with blue flowers.::
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
Poaceae::Common wood-reed, Sweet wood-reed, stout wood-reed:A tall attractive native grass can be used in woodland plantings::
Asteraceae:compositae sonchus asper:Spiny-Leaved Sow Thistle:A yellow flowering weed, common in southeastern Wisconsin. ::08.20.02 4.16.05
Cupressaceae:cupressaceae thuja occidentalis pumila sudworthii:Pumila Sudworth Arborvitae:A globular golden foliage Arborvitae. :(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis:01.10.02 5.17.05
Iridaceae:iridaceae iris siberica cultivars:Siberian Iris:This section contains pictures and descriptions of named Siberian Iris cultivars.::12.10.10 4.19.05
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):
Rosaceae::Carefree Spirit Rose:A red flowering shrub rose that is a All America Rose Selection.::
Verbenaceae ::Brazilian Verbain, Verbena Buenos Aires:Tall plants with bright lilac-violet flowers.:(ver-BEE-nuh)(bon-ar-ee-EN-sis):
Cupressaceae::Little Dorrit Arborvitae:A dwarf slow growing globular Arborvitae.:(Thoo-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis) :
Dipsacaceae::Knautia Melton Pastels:A short lived perennial with small dome shaped flowers:(NOT-ee-uh):
Hydrangeaceae::Mockorange, Virginalis Mockorange:An easy to grow shrub with white flowers:(fil-ah-DEL-fus)(vir-jin-AH-liss):
Cyperaceae ::Treasure Island Sedge:A slow spreading variegated ground cover sedge. Best for moist sites.:(KAR-eks)(sil-ee-ah-to-mar-gin-AY-ta) :
Rosaceae::Double Pink Knockout Rose:A pink version of the extremely popular Knockout Rose::
Pteridaceae::Maidenhair Fern, Northern Maidenhair Fern, Five-FIngered Fern:A spreading fern producing delicate fronds. ::02.03.06
Rosaceae::Korean Meadowsweet:A newer plant discovered at the base of a waterfall in Korea.:(fil-i-PEN-du-la):
Asteraceae::Summer Wine Yarrow, Summer Wine Achillea:A Yarrow with deep wine-colored flowers.:(ak-ih-LEE-a)(mill-ee-FOH-lee-um) :
Fabaceae::Hyacinth Bean, Egyptian Bean, Stink Bean:A plant used as a food source in many parts of the world but also grown as an ornamental. The bright purple bean pods are the best ornamental feature. A tender perennial grown as an annual.:(DO-li-kos):12.30.05
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
Ericaceae::Candy Lights Rhododendron:A cultivar of the Northern Lights series of Rhododendron with light lavender flowers.:(roh-do-DEN-dron):
Asteraceae:asteraceae artemesia schmidtianna nana:Silver Mound, Silver Mound Artemisia:Grown for it's silver feathery foliage. Prefers the hot, dry, poor soil areas. :(ar-te-MIZ-ee-uh):4.9.5
Piperaceae:piperaceae peperomia caperata emerald ripple:Emerald Ripple Peperomia:One of the more popular and available Peperomia's. The small heart-shaped leaves are corrugated and quilted like a washboard. :(pep-er-ROH-mee-uh):rev 02.11.02 5.6.05
Apocynaceae:apocynaceae vinca minor cultivars:VInca minor cultivars:A photo album of different cultivars of Vinca Minor.::06.22.03 4.8.5
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
Lamiaceae::Hummelo Lamb's Ear, Hummelo Betony:Although in the same genus as Lambs ears and it's cultivars, this plants lacks the fuzzy foliage but has outstanding flowers.:(STAY-kis):
Lamiaceae:lamiaceae salvia sinaloensis:Sinaloa Blue Sage:A native Mexican Salvia with true blue flowers.::4.22.05
Lamiaceae::Salvia Blue Hills:A bluer and more compact perennial Salvia.:(SAL-vie-a):
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::Curry Plant:Adds silver foliage to your garden and can be used in potpourri, dried flowers and cooking:(he-lee-KRIS-um):
Scrophulariaceae::Icycles Veronica:A taller growing Veronica with spikes of clear white flowers.:(ve-RON-i-ka)(spi-KA-ta)):
Hydrangeaceae ::Bella Anna Hydrangea:A red blooming Annabella Hydrangea.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(ar-bo-RES-enz):
Chenopodiaceae:chenopodiaceae chenopodium album:Lambsquarters, Common Lambsquarters:A common weed found growing in most of North America.::4.15.05
Araceae::Coffee Cup Elephant Ears:An Elephant Ears with glossy olive green leaves with dark purple veins. A perennial in zone 8 or more treated as a tender perennial in colder climates:(kol-oh-KAY-see-uh)(es-kew-LEN-tuh):
Lamiaceae ::Lavender Melissa:A different cultivar in which the white flowers turn to pink.:(lav-AN-dew-lah) (an-gus-tee-FOH-lee-uh):
Lamiaceae ::Nicoletta Swedish Ivy:A soft gray foliaged, trailing Swedish ivy.:(plec-TRAN-thus):02.16.06
Liliaceae ::Turkestan Onion:An unusual looking plant with two to four broad blue-gray leaves flushed with purple.::
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):
Lamiaceae:lamiaceae salvia officinalis gold variegated:Gold Variegated Sage:A multifaceted plant that is used ornamentally or as a herb.:(SAL-vee-ah)(oh-fiss-ih-NAH-liss):01.10.02 4.22.05
Asteraceae::Sienna Sunset Coreopsis:A thread leaf Coreopsis cultivar with a new color.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Fabaceae::Hairy Broom:A small shrub becoming covered with bright yellow flowers in the spring.:(si-TI-sus)(her-SUT-us):
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
Rosaceae::Westwood Korean Sun Pear:A compact hardy ornamental pear.:(PIE-rus)(kal-er-EE-aa-na):
Crassulaceae::Jaws Sedum:A sport of Sedum Autumn Joy with serrated incurred leaves that look like Jaws.::
Asteraceae::Centaurea Gold Bullion :A gold foliage variety of the old standard Mountain Bluet.:(sen-tah-REE-ah)(mon-TA-na):
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
Begoniaceae ::Looking Glass Begonia:A cane type Begonia with Pink flowers.::
Ranunculaceae:ranunculaceae anemone quinquefolia:Wood Anemone, Mayflower:A low growing wildflower with white flowers in the spring.:(a-NEM-o-nee):5.10.05
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
Vitaceae:vitaceae cissus rhombifolia:Grape Ivy:A moderately hard plant to grow, good for moderate lit areas of the house.:(SISS-us):4.21.05, 09.16.05
Acanthaceae:acanthaceae fittonia verschaffectii argyroneura:Nerve Plant, Mosaic Plant:A plant with extremely interesting foliage but rather difficult to grow. It needs above average humidity and warm temperature.:fit-TOH-neeuh):rev.9.26.03, 4.7.5
Vitaceae::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):
Plumbaginaceae::Royal Cape Plumbago:A perennial shrub in warm climates grown as a patio plant in colder zones. Beautiful trusses of light blue flowers.:(plum-BA-go)(au-ri-kew-LA-to):
Campanulaceae::Garden Leader series:A series of Balloon flowers from Grimes Horticulture.:(plat-ee-KO-don)(gran-dih-FLOR-us):
Apiaceae::Sapphire Blue Sea Holly:One of best Sea Holly with large steely-blue flowers.:(e-RIN-ji-um):
Pinaceae::Dwarf Hunnewelliana Spruce:A bluish colored dwarf conifer starting as a mounded plant, forms a leader and than forms a pyramidal plant.::
Ranunculaceae::Giant larkspur, Doubtful Knight's-Spur, Larkspur, Rocket Larkspur:A heirloom annual grown by Thomas Jefferson in the late 1700's. Has escaped gardens and grows as a wildflower.:(kon-SAL-ih-da):
Rosaceae::Common Pearl Bush:A large white flowering shrub.:(ek-soh-KOR-da)(ra-se-MOH-sa):
Convolvulaceae::Sweet Potato Vine Bronze Beauty:A bronze colored Sweet Potato Vine with spade shaped leaves:(ip-oh-MEE-a)(bat-TAT-as):
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
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
Solanaceae::Marine Bells Browallia, Marine Bells Amethyst Flower:A nice cascading plant good to use in containers and hanging baskets.:(bro-WAL-ee-ah)(spee-see-OH-sa):
Asparagaceae::Cordyline Kiwi, Kiwi Ti Plant:A tropical plant that is commonly used in combination with flowering annuals in outdoor pots and sometimes in gardens. Also can be grown as a colorful indoor plant.:(kor-dil-LYE-nee):
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
: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
Liliaceae:liliaceae chlorophytum comosum variegatum:Reverse Spider Plant, Variegated Spider PLant:A very easy plant to grow. This Spider Plant has green leaves with a white margin. :(kloh-roh-FYE-tum):
Liliaceae::Tangerine Daylily:A heirloom Daylily with tangerine orange flowers.:(hem-er-o-kal-lis):
Asteraceae::Heliopsis Summer Nights, Summer Nights False Sun Flowr:An Oxeye Daisy cultivar with yellow flowers and red colored stems.:(hee-li-OP-sis)(hee-li-AN-thoi-deez):02.24.06
Crassulaceae::Propeller Plant, Airplane Plant:An easy to grow succulent plant with propeller shaped leaves.::
Liliaceae::Red, Purple, Wine colored Asiatic Lilies:Asiatic Lilies are one of the hardiest and easy to grow of all the Lilies.::
Gentianaceae::Blue Cross Gentian, Star Gentian:A rather easy to grow Gentian.::
Saxifragaceae::Heuchera Snow Angel:A small mounding Heuchera with variegated foliage and larger pink flowers.:(HEW-ker-ah):
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
Euphorbiaceae::Spiny Milk Barrel, African Milk Barrel::(yoo-FOR-bee-uh) :
Ranunculaceae::Magic Fountain Delphinium:A Delphinium series with a wide range of colors.:(del-FIN-ee-um):
Pteridaceae::Western Maidenhari Fern, Serpentine Maidenhair Fern:A spreading, mounding fern producing delicate fronds.::
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
Ranunculaceae::Misty Mauves Delphinium:An improved Delphinium with frilly double flowers, heat resistance and stronger stems:(del-FIN-ee-um):
Selaginellaceae::Golden Spikemoss:A low creeping plant with bright yellow foliage. In the world of plants this is a relatively primitive vascular plant. Selaginella lack flowers and produce spores.:(sell-lah-gi-NEL-uh):
Asteraceae::Wreath Goldenrod, Blue Stemmed Goldenrod; Axillary Goldenrod; Woodland Goldenrod:An unusual Goldenrod with wavy yellow flower spikes and purple stems.::
Rosaceae::Aromatnaya Quince:A Russian variety of Quince producing edible lemony flavored fruit.:(sigh-DOH-nee-uh)(ob-LON-guh):
Fabaceae::Clara Mack Wisteria:A white flowering hardy Wisteria. One of the more restraint Wisteria.:(wis-TEE-ria)(mak-ro-STAK-ee-a) :
Caprifoliaceae ::Compact Koreanspice Viburnum:A compact form of the early flowering Carlesi Viburnum.:(vy-BER-num)(kar-LEE-see-eye):
Asteraceae::Heavens Gate Coreopsis, Pink Coreopsis, Pink Tickseed:Heavens Gate is a pink flowering Coreopsis.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Rosaceae ::Flowering Crab Kirk, Ornamental Flowering Crab Kirk:A small white flowering ornamental crab::
Rosaceae::Cinderalla Flowering Crab:A dwarf petite white flowering ornamental Crab.::
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
Caryophyllaceae::Dwarf Soapwort:Forms dense low cushions of foliage covered by pink flowers in spring.:(sap-oh-NA-ri-ah):
Haloragaceae::Wellington Bronze Seaberry, Wellington Bronze Halorais, Shrubby Haloragis'Wellington Bronze':A small plant grown for the bronze foliage.::
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
Poaceae::Switch Grass North Wind:A tight upright Switch Grass cultivar.:(PAN-ih-kum)(veer-GAH-tum):aa
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):
Liliaceae::Fritillaria raddeana:Similar to the more popular, showy Crown Fritillaria.:(frit-il-AR-ee-uh):
Amaranthaceae::Alternanthera, Josephs Coat, Parrot Leaf:Tender perennials or shrubs grown as annuals in the colder hardiness zones. Can be grown indoors as a house plant.:(al-ter-NAN-the-ra):
Saxifragaceae::Mocha Coral Bells:A vigorous mounding Heuchera with mocha colored leaves in the correct spot.:(HEW-ker-ah):
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
Aceraceae::Autumn Fantasy Maple:A Silver Maple and Red Maple hybrid, with crimson fall foliage.::
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):
Aceraceae::Three-Flowered Maple:A small Maple tree tolerant of shaded conditions. Has exfoliating bark.:(AYE-cer)(try-FLOR-um):11.23.05
Cupressaceae::Whipcord Arborvitae, Whipcord Western Arborvitae:A small shrub with green cord-like foliage much different from the typical flattened foliage. I read in a blog where the author called this plant "the cousin It of the Arborvitae's":(THU-ya)(pli-KA-tah):
Cupressaceae ::Shore Juniper:A low growing spreading Juniper tolerant of sandy soils.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(kon-FER-ta):
Pinaceae::Blue Dwarf Serbian Pine:A dwarf conifer with bright red inflorescence's.:(PIE-nus)(POO-mil-uh):
Asteraceae:asteraceae echinacea purpurea white cultivars:White Coneflower:This section contains some pictures of white coneflower cultivars.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):4.9.5
Crassulaceae:crassulaceae sedum sarmentosum:Stringy Stonecrop, Graveyard Moss, Whorled Stonecrop:Once planted this rapidly growing thug will be in the garden forever. The only place to use Stringy Stonecrop is where nothing else will grow and its spread can be constrained.::6-2-01 4.15.05
Polemoniaceae ::Candy Stripe Creeping Phlox:A low growing ground cover perennial with white flowers with a pink center stripe blooming in May.::
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
Primulaceae ::Cowslip Primula, Cowslip Primrose:An English wildflower that makes a nice early blooming garden perennial.::
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
Liliaceae:liliaceae trillium recurvatum:Priarie Trillium:::5.15.02 4.27.05
Caryophyllaceae::Snowfire Dianthus:A Dianthus with bright red centera and white outer petals. An AAS in 1978.::
Cactaceae::Rose Pin Cushion Cactus:A free flowering cactus with purplish-red flowers.::
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
Oleaceae::Leopold Lilac:A pale pink Lilac.:(si-RING-A)(vul-GAR-is):
Violaceae ::Viola Wooper, Pansy Whooper:A Pansy with large 4 inch flowers.:(VI-oh-la)(wit-rock-i-A-na):
Rosaceae::Jet Trail Flowering Quince:A white flowering Flowering Quince.:(kee-NOM-e-lez):
Amaryllidaceae::Silver Lace Society Garlic, Silver Lace Violet Tulbaghia:A tender bulb many times grown in containers. Even when not in bloom the mound of variegated foliage is attractive.:(tul-BAY-gee-uh) (vy-oh-LAH-see-uh):
Magnoliaceae::Merrill Magnolia:A medium Magnolia with large white flowers.:(mag-NO-li-ah)(LEEB-ner-eye):
Cupressaceae ::Little Gem Arborvitae:A dense, dwarf globe Arborvitae.:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):
Boraginaceae::Langtree Brunnera, Aluminum Spot Brunnera Langtree For Get Me Not, Langertree False For Get Me Not:A good ground cover plant for the moist shade:(BRUN-a-ra)(mak-ro-FIL-a):
Rosaceae ::Flowering Crab Calocarpa:::
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):
Asteraceae::Marigold Disco series:A short Marigold with single flowers and a wide array of colors.:(ta-GEE-tees):
Poaceae::Blue Bonnet Rice:A heirloom upland rice that doesn't need to be flooded. Can grow in your garden::
Pinaceae:pinaceae picea abies pygmaea:Pygmaea Norway Spruce:A very hardy slow growing Norway Spruce.:(PY-see-ah)(A-bees):5.3.05
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta wide brim:Hosta Wide Brim:A medium Hosta with glaucose blue-green leaves with a wide creamy irregular margin.::4.26.05
Aceraceae:aceraceae acer spicatum:Mountain Maple:A smaller growing native Maple tree.::
Rosaceae:rosaceae spiraea japonica neon flash:Spirea Neon Flash:An improved version of the old standby Anthony Waterer Spirea.::5.15.05
Ericaceae::Helsinki University Rhododendron:::
Cupressaceae ::Blue Pfitzer Juniper:A Pfitzer type Juniper with blue foliage esecially on older plants.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
Ranunculaceae:ranunculaceae caltha palustris:Marsh Marigold, Cowslip, King's Cup:One of the earliest blooming wild flowers found growing in wet areas. It is ephemeral and will disappear by mid summer.::5.25.02 5.12.05
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):
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
Begoniaceae ::Begonia Illumination Series:A series of pendulous tuberous begonia hybrids with large double flowers.:(be-GON-yuh):
Phyllanthaceae::Securinega :A shrub that is rare in American gardens. :(se-cur-in-EE-ga)(su-fruu-ti-KO-sah):
Asteraceae::Pooh Dahlia:A collaterette type of Dahlia with with 3.5 inch orange yellow bicolor flower.:(DAHL-ya) :
Fabaceae::Yellow Lupine, Yellow Lupine, European Yellow Lipine:An annual Lupine with yellow flowers.:(loo-PI-nus)(LOO-tee-us):
Rosaceae:rosaceae rosa knockout:Knockout Rose:An extremely popular disease resistant red shrub rose.::5.16.05
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::Skogholm Cotoneaster, Skogholm Bearberry:A low growing vigorous shrub good as a ground cover or cascading over walls.:(ko-tone-EE-aster):
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
Caprifoliaceae ::Weigela White Knight:A medium sized white flowering Weigela.:(wi-GE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):
Dryopteridaceae::Hardy Holly Fern:A hardy Holly Fern that needs moist, well drained soils.:(sir-TOH-mee-um)(for-TOO-nee-eye):
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):
Bignoniaceae::Trumpet Vine, Trumpet Creeper:A fast growing vine that can become invasive.:(KAMP-sis)(Rad-i-cans):
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):
Hydrangeaceae::False Hydrangea-Vine Rose Sensation:A Hydrangea vine with pink sepals. Attaches (cements) itself with holdfasts.:(skiz-o-FRAG-ma):
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):
Cornaceae::Isanti Dogwood:::
Liliaceae:liliaceae puschkinia scilloides:Striped Squill:A 4-6" tall spring blooming bulb with white, aqua-striped blossoms. ::4.28.02 4.26.05
Asteraceae::Highland Blast Coreopsis:A small to medium Coreopsis with a plethora of flowers.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Asteraceae:compositae zinnia elegans profusion:Zinnia Profusion:A good compact single flowering Zinnia.::5.16.05
Pinaceae::Siberian Larch, Russian Larch :A very hardy Larch tree.:(LAR-icks):
Asteraceae::Flambe Yellow Chrysocephalum:A tough plant tolerant of hot dry conditions :(kri-so-SEPH-a-lum):
:walls rock walls::This section contains pictures and descriptions of different ways rocks can be used to build walls.::4.5.5
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
Scrophulariaceae::Cool Snapdragons series:A tall Snapdragon that makes good cut flowrs.:(an-tih-RI-num)(MAY-jus):
Crassulaceae::Pink Frills Echeveria:Pink Frills forms a rosette of bluish succulent leaves with a pink tinge.:(ech-e-VER-i-a):
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:asteraceae echinops ritro:Globe Thistle:A thistle like plant with globular blue flowers.:(EK-in-ops):11.21.03 4.9.5
Ranunculaceae::Pagoda Columbine series:A series of compact Columbine.:(ack-wi-LEE-gee-a):
Crassulaceae::Sedum Red Cauli (Sedum telephium Red Cauli):The contrast of the leaves, stems and flowers are great features of this plant.::
Boraginaceae::Tower of Jewels, Pride of Tenerife:A group of very large plants with giant inflorescence of blue flowers.::
Brassicaceae::Dames Rocket, Sweet Rocket:Many consider this a desirable wildflower while other consider it an aggressive exotic weed.::6.17.05
Taxodiaceae:taxodiaceae taxus cuspidata capitata:Upright Yew, Cone Shaped Yew:A yew cultivar that is often grown and sheared into a small cone shaped plant.:(TAKS-us):
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
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
Pinaceae::Columnar Norway Spruce:One of the few dwarf narrow columnar Spruce.::
Agavaceae::Soapweed, Small Soapweed, Spanish bayonet, Beargrass:Has sharp pointed stiff leaves and produces a tall raceme of white flowers.: :
Balsaminaceae:balsaminaceae impatien walleriana double impatien photo album:Double Impatiens:A photo album of different double Impatiens.::07.12.03 4.11.5
Campanulaceae::Campanula Blue Waterfall:A cascading or spreading plant with blue Campanula flowers.:(kam-PAN-yew-lah)(posh-ar-skee-AY-nah):
Crassulaceae:crassulaceae sedum telephium mohrchen:Sedum Mohrchen:An upright clump growing Sedum with succulent-like burgundy leaves.::4.3.5
Iridaceae::Tall Bearded Iris:Tall Bearded Iris are the Queens of the Iris world reaching up to 24 inches in height.::
:::This section contains pictures of annuals in plastic pots.:04-16-01(rev):4.5.5
Pinaceae::Otto Von Bismark Spruce:A dwarf symmetrical Spruce with vivid blue needles.:(PY-see-uh):
Pinaceae::Uncle Foggy Jack Pine:A dwarf prostrate form of the Jack Pine. Slow growing and very hardy. According to Iseli nursery, it is a “bizarrely attractive collector’s plant.”:(PI-nus)(bank-see-A-na):
Liliaceae ::Allium Summer Beauty:A clumping, chives-like Allium with lavender pink flowers in the summer through the fall.::
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):
Brassicaceae:brassicaceae iberis sempervivens:Purity Candytuft,:A low growing compact Candytuft.:(eye-BEER-is) (sem-per-VY-renz):4.11.5
Asteraceae:asteraceae liatris spicata kobold:Liatris Kobold:A shorter version of the species plant.:(ly-AT-riss):4.10.5
Brassicaceae::Common Stock, Gilly Flower:An heirloom plant performing best in cooler weather with fragrant flowers.::
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):
Asteraceae ::Taygetea Yarrow:A medium size plant with pale yellow flowers and silvery gray-green foliage. Great for the full sun drier areas of the garden. Similar looking to Moonshine Yarrow.::
Verbenaceae::Verbena Rapunzel Series:A series of Verbena with trailing growth habits, mildew resistant and excellent long lasting flowers.:(ver-BEE-nah):
Cactaceae:cactaceae mammilaria melanocentra::A solitary Cactus with bright pink flowers.::4.12.5
Cupressaceae::Saybrook Gold Juniper, Girard Saybrook Gold:One of the best yellow colored foliage cultivars of the Junipers.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
Amaranthaceae:amaranthaceae celosia argentea spicata:Wheat Celosia:This section contains pictures of different wheat varieties of Celosia. ::4.8.5
Liliaceae:liliaceae hemerocallis:Daylily:The Daylily is a rugged, durable plant that will survive neglected but responds to some TLC with extra added flowers and clean foliage. Enter this area to get general cultural information for the Daylily (Hemerocallis genus).:(hem-er-o-kal-lis):4.22.05
Magnoliaceae::Magnolia Elizabeth:A yellow flowering Magnolia, flowering before the leaves uncurl.:(mag-NO-li-ah):
Rosaceae::Little Devil Ninebark:This Physocarpus is like a miniature Diablo in every way, including leaves, flowers and stature.:(fi-so-KAR-pus)(op-u-li-FO-li-us):
Asteraceae::Coreopsis Walter:A clump forming Coreopsis with golden yellow flowers having a reddish brown center ring.::
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.::
Verbenaceae::Superbena Pink Parfait:A Verbena with large inflorescent of pink to dark pink or combination of the colors flowers.:(ver-BEE-na):
Fumariaceae::Dicentra Ivory Hearts :Nodding white heart shaped flowers are held above the deeply cut blue green foliage.:(dy-SEN-truh):
Caryophyllaceae ::Bristol Fairy Baby's Breath:A Baby's Breath cultivar with double white flowers.:(gyp-SOFF-ill-un)(pa-nik-ew-LAY-ta):
Bromeliaceae::Nidularium rutilans var. rosulatum:Forms a rosette of dark green leaves with the inflorescence in the center.::
Araceae ::Selloum Philodendron, Lacy Tree Philodendron, Cut Leaf Philodendron, Tree Philodendron, Selloum Philodendron:A large easy to grow, tree-like Philodendron. This plan needs a large space.::
Verbenaceae::Lanata Flame:A tropical shrub grown as an annual in colder regions. Can be wintered indoors:(lan-TAN-ah):
Rosaceae::Boer Cotoneaster:A low growing Cotoneaster that has good berry production and reddish fall color.:(ko-tone-EE-aster):
Asteraceae::Swizzle series Zinnia:A series of bicolored Zinnias having concentric circles of different colors.:(zin-EE-a)(EL-e-genz):
Pinaceae::Hildburghausen Norway Spruce, Dwarf Hildburghausen Spruce:A dwarf globose form of Spruce.:(PY-see-uh)(A-bees):
Bignoniaceae::Catalpa pulverulenta:A small to medium size, variegated cultivar of the Northern Catalpa.::
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae pelargonium hortorum dwarf:Dwarf Geraniums:This data sections contains pictures of the Dwarf or miniature Geraniums. Tender perennials grown as annuals.:(pe-lar-GO-nee-um):4.18.05
Celastraceae::Euonymus Gaiety, Emerald Gaiety:A rather slow growing small shrub with white edged evergreen 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
Papilionaceae::Twilight Prairie Blues Babtisia:A new Baptisia with a bicolor yellow and purple-blue flower:(bap-TIS-ee-uh):
Boraginaceae::Variegated Comfrey:A Comphrey grown for its variegated foliage.:(SIM-fi-tum):
Polemoniaceae::Intensia Phlox:A hybrid annual Phlox with a willowy form that will cascade over the side of a container or form a cloud of color in garden.::
Rosaceae::Charles Albanel Rugosa Rose:A vigorous Rugosa Rose with red flowers and handsome foliage.::
Cactaceae::Blue Barrel Cactus:A large barrel cactus with yellow flowers.:(fer-oh-KAK-tus):
Araceae:araceae aglaonema brevispathum hospitum:Aglaonema brevispathum hospitum:An relatively tall growing Chinese Evergreen.::4.8.5
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
Polemoniaceae::Bressingham Purple Polemonium, Bressingham Purple Jacobs Ladder:This Jacobs Ladder cultivar has blue flowers and many parts of the plant are purple.:(po-le-MOH-nee-um)(see-ROO-lee-um):
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
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
Liliaceae ::Magenta Dracaena:A cultivar of Red Edge Dracaena with dark magenta edges to the leaves.::
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
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
Aceraceae::Emerald Lustre Norway Maple:A fast growing Norway Maple cultivar.:(A-sir)(plat-an-OI-dez):
Liliaceae:liliaceae chlorophytum general data:Spider PLant:One of the more common plants used in the indoors.:(kloh-roh-FYE-tum):1-15-03
Lamiaceae::Golden Thyme, Golden Lemon Thyme:Really a sub-shrub with tiny gold edged green leaves.:(THI-mus):
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
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::Bad Land Switch Grass:A clumping Switch Grass that develops purple tips on it's blue-green foliage.:(PAN-ih-kum)(veer-GAH-tum):
Scrophulariaceae ::Giant Snowflake Bocopa:A trailing or ground cover plant with an abundance of small white flowers. Will bloom all summer as long as growth is not checked by letting it become dried out.:(SOO-ter-uh):
Liliaceae: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
Campanulaceae::Campanula Sarastro:Pendulous, bell shaped purple blossoms cover this plant during the bloom season.:(kam-PAN-yew-la):
Asteraceae::Polar Bear Zinnia:A white dahlia flower type Zinnia.:(zin-EE-a)(EL-e-genz):
Brassicaceae ::Autumn Snow Candytuft:A cultivar that flowers heavy in the spring and some in the fall.:(eye-BEER-is) (sem-per-VY-renz):
Rosaceae:rosaceae fragaria pink panther:Pink Panther Alpine Strawberry:A pink flowering version of the Red Alpine Strawberry.::5.14.05
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
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
Campanulaceae ::Blaue Glocke Balloon Flower.:A taller Balloon Flower with purple-blue flowers. Received a 3 out of 5 from the Chicago Botanic Gardens Evaluation trials.:(plat-ee-KO-don) (gran-dih-FLOR-us):
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
Asphodelaceae::Foxtail Lily, Desert Candle, Himalayan Foxtail, King's Spears:Forms 4-6 foot tall spikes of white flowers.:(er-EE-mur-us)((him-al-LAY-ih-kus) :
Asteraceae::Dakota Gold Sneezeweed:A compact Sneezeweed with bright yellow to gold flowers.:(hel-EE-nee-um):
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae viburnum carlesii:Koreanspice Viburnum, Fragrant Viburnum, Mayflower Viburnum:This plant produces fragrant white flowers in the early spring. :(vy-BURN-um)(kar-LESS-ee-eye):4.12.05
Saxifragaceae::Berry Smoothie Heuchera:An unique color in the spring rose to pink, changing to purplish rose.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Asteraceae::Dog Fennel Eupatorium:A tall feathery looking tender perennial.:(yew-pa-TOR-ee-um):
Calycanthaceae::Sweetbush, Caroline Allspice:A large shrub with unusual flowers.::
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
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):
Asparagaceae::Bolero Bicolor Cordyline:A tropical plant that is commonly used in combination with flowering annuals in outdoor pots and sometimes in gardens:(kor-dil-LYE-nee):
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
Ericaceae::April Mist Rhododendron:A smaller Rhododendron with white lavender tinged flowers. :(roh-do-DEN-dron):
Lamiaceae ::Lavender, Common Lavender:The species Lavender from which many cultivars have been derived.::
Onagraceae::Variegated Evening Primrose ,Fruhlingsgold, Spring Gold Variegated Sundrop:A variegated cultivar of the Common Sundrop.:(ee-no-THE-ra)(fru-Ti-cosa):
Pedaliaceae::Devils Claw, Grapple Plant:A southern Africa plant with many medicinal uses.::
Rosaceae::Iceberg Roses:A group of floribunda roses that are very hardy and come in different colors.::
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
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
Saxifragaceae::Citronelle Heuchera, Citrinella Coral Bells:A yellow compact mounding Heuchera.:(HEW-ker-ah)(vil-OH-suh):
Caprifoliaceae::Beauty Bush:A large old fashion shrub.:(kolk-WIT-ze-a)(a-MAB-a-lis):06.06.06
Magnoliaceae::Magnolia Centennial Blush:Magnolia Centennial has white flowers with a pink blush.:(mag-NO-lee-uh)(ste-LAH-tah):
Araceae::Elephant Ears:A group of large plants with leaves, veins and petioles that can have different colors. An easy to grow plant. Adds a tropical look to your garden.:(kol-oh-KAY-see-uh)(es-kew-LEN-tuh)(Mo-he-toe):
Rosaceae::Potentilla Pink Beauty:A pink flowering Potentilla.:(po-ten-TIL-a)(fro-ti-KO-sa):
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
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
Berberidaceae ::Sunsation Barberry:A slow upright growing yellow leaf Barberry.:(Ber-ber-is)(thun-Ber-jee-a):
Saxifragaceae::Rheinlander Astillbe:An Astilbe with clear pink flowers.:(ah-STIL-bee):
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
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
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):
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
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
Asclepiadaceae:asclepiadaceae asclepias verticillata:Whorled Milkweed:An interesting member of the Milkweed genus. Has thin linear leaves and small greenish-white flowers.::
Crassulaceae::Donkey Ears Kalanchoe, Giant Kalanchoe, Good Luck Leaf, Leaf of Life, Life Plant, Miracle Leaf, Palm Beachbells, Sprout Leaf Plant, Sprouting Leaf, Tree of Life.:An interesting succulent plant, forming new plantlets along the sides of the leaves.::
Asteraceae::Red Romaine:A red leaf Romaine lettuce also known as Cos Lettuce. Good to add colors to your salad.::
Rosaceae::Prince Williams Amelancheir:An upright suckering plant with silver gray bark and white flower at the end of April to early May.:(am-e-LANG-key-er):
Liliaceae ::Allium Gladiator:A tall Allium with large lilac purple florets.::
Asteraceae::Pot Marigolds, Calendula:A good cool season annual.:(kal-END-due-la)(o-fih-shih-NA-lis):
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.::
Agavaceae::Smooth Agave, Dwarf Century Plant::(a-GAH-vee)(de-smet-ee-AY-na):
Begoniaceae ::Pink Charm Begonia:A Begonia with irregular patches of variegation on its leaves.::
Asteraceae::Shasta Daisy Snow Lady:A long blooming compact Shasta Daisy.:(lew-KANTH-ih-mum)(soo-PER-bum):
Pinaceae::Wolterdingen:A slow growing cultivar of the Japanese Larch. Good for rock gardens because of small size.:(LAR-iks)(KEM-fer-eye):
Crassulaceae ::Purple Emperor Sedum:One of the darkest foliage Sedums available. Produces pink flowers in the summer.::7.2.05
Asclepiadaceae::Butterfly Weed, Pleurisy Flower, Chigger Flower, Indian Paint Brush, Orange Milkweed:A native prairie plant with brilliant orange flowers. Great for hot dry poor soil areas.:(as-KLEE-pi-as)(tuu-be-ROW-sa):
Salicaceae::Silver Creeping Willow:A dwarf Willow with a creeping growth habit and silver-gray leaves.::
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Asteraceae:asteraceae gaillardia x grandiflora golden globe:Gaillardia Golden Goblin:A yellow flowering Gaillardia with trilobed tips.:(gah-LARD-ee-uh):01.12.04 4.9.5
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
Ginkgoaceae::Witches Broom Ginkgo:A dwarf form of Ginkgo found on a "Witches Broom" growth of a normal tree.:(GINGK-go)(bi-LO-baa):
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
Tiliaceae::Sterling Linden:A large pyramidal Linden.:(TIL-i-a)(toe-men-TOE-sa):
:fences::A odds and ends collection of different ways fences can be used to landscape the yard.::4.5.5
Rosaceae::Sargent's Cherry, Yama Chewrry, North Japanese Hill Cherry:A flowering, medium size rounded tree.:(PRUU-nus)(sar-JEN-tea-eye):
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
Cactaceae::Birds Nest Cactus:An easy to grow mounding cactus with white flowers tucked under the intertwining spines,::
Lamiaceae ::Summer Savory, Savory:A herb native to the Mediterranean. ::
Liliaceae ::Satisfaction Oriental Lily:An Oriental trumpet type plant.::
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):
Hamamelidaceae::Vernal Witch Hazel:An early blooming large shrub. ::12.07.05
Saxifragaceae::Heuchera Raspberry Regal, Raspberry Regal Coral Bells:A Coral Bell hybrid with tall flowers on stiff stems. Grows best in the moist partial sun areas of the garden.:(HEW-ker-a):03.04.06, 02.09
Iridaceae::Caesars Brother Siberian Iris:A widely used and one of the oldest cultivars of Siberian Iris.:(EYE-ris) (sy-BEER-ah-kuh):
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):
Iridaceae::Whitewell Purple Crocus:A cultivar of the Snow Crocus.::
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
Asteraceae ::Red Top Ageratum:A taller Ageratum with reddish purple flowers.:(a-jer-A-tum)(hew-so-nee-AH-num):
Asteraceae ::Gaillardia Tokajer:An ever-blooming Gaillardia with marmalade orange-brown daisy like flower.:(gah-LARD-ee-uh):
Rosaceae::Korean Spirea:AN under used Spirea with white flowers.:(spy-REE-ah)(frit-she-A-na):
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.::
Lythraceae::Little Mice Cuphea:The tubular flowers of this plant look like "Tiny Mice".:(KEW-ffe-ah)(si-AN-ee-ah):
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
Ranunculaceae::Lemon Queen Trollius:A early spring blooming plant with globular lemon yellow flowers:(TROL-i-us)(kul-TOR-um):12.10
Pinaceae::Red Pine, Norway Pine Hard Pine, Northern Pine:A large conifer harvested for lumber.:(PIE-nus)(rez-in-OH-sa):
Cupressaceae::Columnaris Aurea Chinese Arborvitae:A columnar yellow foliage shrub.::
Ranunculaceae::Swan Colombine series:A large mix of colors in this mid size Columbine.:(ack-wi-LEE-gee-a):
Juncaceae::Corkscrew Rush, Spiral Rush:People are attracted to this plant and want to touch the Corkscrew shaped leaves. Likes lots of moisture.:(JUN-kus)(eh-FYOO-sus)(speer-AL-is):
Asteraceae ::Red Ribbed Chicory:An ornamental edible plant.::
Liliaceae::Hosta Tattoo:A small three toned, golden leaf Hosta.::
Rosaceae::Flowering Crab Anne, Flowering Crab Manbeck Weeper:A weeping Flowering Crab with white flowers and red fruit.::
Iridaceae::Dalmatian iris, Variegated Iris, Variegated Sweet Iris:The bold sword shaped leaves of this Iris can add a bright spot to the garden::
Apocynaceae:apocynaceae pachypodium lamieri:Madagascar Palm:This is a weird but lovable, easy to grow plant forming a single spiny stem with a fluted base.::rev 6.02.02, rev. 09.36.03 4.8.5
Poaceae::Windspiel Purple Moor Grass, Tall Purple Moor Grass, Winds Game:A mounding grass with tall flowers stalks that dance in the wind.:(moh-LIN-ee-ah):
Asteraceae::Classic Fantastic Cornflower, Classic Magic Cornflower, Classic Romantic Cornflower:An heirloom group of Cornflowers.:(sen-TAR-ee-uh):
Hydrangeaceae::Dwarf Minnesota Snowflake Mockorange:A dwarf Mach Orange with double white flowers in the spring.::
Begoniaceae::Begonia Bonfire:A stunning Begonia with bright orange red flowers. Use in shade to part shaded sites.::
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta sea spirit:Hosta Sea Sprite:A gold centered green foliage plant.::
Saxifragaceae::Purple Petty Coats Heuchera, Purple Petty Cost Coral Bells:A Heuchera with bronze purple ruffled leaves.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Crassulaceae::Voodoo Sedum, (Sedum spurius Voodoo):A low growing, creeping Sedum with red flowers and dark red to red tinged foliage.::
Asteraceae::French Vanilla Marigold:Listed as a "White Marigold" which is partially true. Starts white to vanilla white fading to yellow.:(ta-GEE-tees):
Hydrangeaceae ::Brussels Sprouts Hydrangea:A paniculata type Hydrangea with large flowers.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
Fabaceae::Appalachian Red Redbud:A Redbud cultivars with bright pink buds. Brighter than species.:(SER-cis)(kan-a-DEN-sis):
Campanulaceae::Golden Torch Lobelia, Golden Torch Cardinal Flower:A red Lobelia with yellow foliage.::
Oleaceae:oleaceae syringia photo album:Lilac Photo Album:A photo album of different cultivars of Lilac.::4.30.05
Berberidaceae ::Sulphureum Fairy Wings:A long lasting ground cover for the shaded to semi-shaded areas of the garden. An added effect is the reddish mottled spring foliage.:(epi-MEE-de-um):4.30.05
Asteraceae:asteraceae 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
Lythraceae::Dynamite Cuphea, Dynamite Cigar Plant:A Cuphea with large tubular flowers.:(KEW-ffe-ah):
Asteraceae ::Pixie Meadowbrite Coneflower:A true dwarf coneflower with pink flowers.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
Rosaceae::Red Barron Ornamental Crtab:An upright columnar Ornamental Crab with red flowers.::
Asteraceae::Diablo Cosmos:A free flowering Cosmos with hues of oranges and reds.:(KOZ-mos)(sul-fer-EE-us):
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
Betulaceae::Turkish hazelnut:A medium sized pyramidal tree.:(KOR-ih-lus):
Cupressaceae::Wansdyke Silver Arborvitae:An Arborvitae cultivar with cream variegation.:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):
Betulaceae ::River Birch, Red Birch:A native tree found growing in moist soils. Will get a bad case of chlorosis in alkaline soils.:(bet-U-la)(NI-gra):
Crassulaceae::Sedum Sunsparkler Cherry Tart:Part of the SUnsparkler series of Sedum. Great contrast between the foliage and the flowers.::
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.::
Grossulariaceae::Dwarf Alpine Current, Early Alpine Current:A dwarf form of Alpine Current:(RI-bez)(al-PIE-num):
Rosaceae::Vilmorin Potentilla:A Potentilla with creamy white flowers:(po-ten-TIL-a)(fro-ti-KO-sa):
Hydrangeaceae::Quick Fire Hydrangea:The name refers to this Hydrangeas early bloom.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
Caprifoliaceae ::Fragrant Viburnum album:A medium to large shrub with white flowers early in the spring that can be damaged from late frosts.:(vy-BER-num):4.30.05
Poaceae::Silver Tower Maiden Grass, Silver Tower Miscanthus:One of the taller Miscanthus reaching up to 9 feet.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
Pinaceae::Aurea Jackobson Spruce, Compact Golden Norway Spruce:A very slow growing Norway Spruce with yellow to golden yellow foliage.::
Rosaceae ::Redleaf Rose:A large gangly shrub rose grown for its foliage and flowers.::
Plantaginaceae::Penstemon coccineus:A tall Penstemon good for well drained full sun sites.:(pen-STE-mon)(bar-BAY-tus):
Rosaceae::Autumn Magic Chokeberry:A compact version of the native Chokeberry.:(a-roh-NI-a)(mel-an-OH-car-pa):
Cupressaceae:cupressaceae thuja occidentalis hetz midget:Hetz Midget Arborvitae:A dwarf, compact globe form of Arborvitae.:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):4.13.01 5.17.05
Lamiaceae::Patio Blue Salvia:A cultivar of the Gentiana Salvia with dark blue flowers.:(sal-VEE-a)(PA-tenz):
Pinaceae::Gables Weeping Fir:A spreading or upright conical tree if staked.:(AY-beez)(KAWN-kull-er) :
Asteraceae::Daisy Duke Shasta Daisy, Daisy May Shasta Daisy:A new florific compact Shasta Daisy.:(lew-KANTH-ih-mum)(soo-PER-bum):
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):
Polemoniaceae ::White Delight Creeping Phlox:A low growing ground cover perennial with white flowers in May:(floks)(sub-EW-lah-tah)):
Caprifoliaceae::Sugar and Spice Korean Viburnum:An improved cultivar of the Korean Spice Viburnum.:(vy-BURN-um)(kar-LESS-ee-eye):
Marantaceae::Triostar Stromanthe:A multicolored evergreen tropical foliage plant.:(stroh-MAN-thee)(san-GWIN-ee-a) :
Liliaceae ::Hosta Drinking Gourd:Forms a large mound of cupped blue green foliage::
Ranunculaceae::White Pasque Flower:A white form the more common purple Pasque Flower::
Juncaceae::Blue Mohawk Rush:A vertical accent plant with stiff upright blue leaves.:(JUN-kus)(in-FLEX-us) :12.10
Asteraceae::Dahlia Bishop of Llandaff:A heirloom Dahlia with dark scarlet flowers and almost black foliage.:(DAHL-ya)(DAL-ee-ah):
Moraceae:moraceae ficus lyrata:Fiddle Leaf Fig:A relatively easy plant to grow in the bright lit areas of the indoors.::
Geraniaceae ::Variegated Ivy Leaf Geraniums:Ivy leaf Geraniums with variegated foliage.:(pel-r-GO-ni-um):
Poaceae::Purple Majesty Pennisetum:A 2003 All American Selection of Purple Millet. The dark purple foliage and flowers make this a stunning plant.:(penn-i-SEE-tum):8.01.05
Rosaceae::Applejack Rose, Apple Jack Rose:A pink rose growing as a shrub or a climber.::
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.::
Caryophyllaceae::Dainthus Velvet and Lace:A short lived perennial with dark maroon flowers.:(dye-AN-thus):
Lamiaceae:lamiaceae leonurus cardiaca:Motherwort, Lion's Tail:Once cultivated for home remedies now has become a causal weed.::4.21.05
Hydrangeaceae::Hydrangea Dharuma:A smaller Hydrangea that is one of the first paniculata types to bloom.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
Tropaelolaceae::Fordhook Nasturium:A tall single climbing type nasturtium.:(troo-PEE-oo-lum)(MA-jus):
Polemoniaceae::Bright Eyes Garden Phlox:A medium Garden Phlox with light pink flowers with red eyes.:(floks)(pa-nic-ew-LAH-ta):
Caprifoliaceae::Clavey's Dwarf Honeysuckle:A dwarf Honeysuckle good for hedges.:(lon-ISS-er-a):7.15.05
Hydrangeaceae::Woodlander Hydrangea:A medium growing Hydrangea with blue flowers if given the proper soil acidity.:(hi-DRAN-gee-ah)(ser-RA-tah):
Lamiaceae::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):
Saxifragaceae::Red Sentinel Astilbe:A medium to tall Astilbe with deep red flowers.::
Amaranthaceae:amaranthaceae iresine lindenii:Bloodleaf:A tender perennial used as an annual in zone #5. Grown for it'colored purple red leaves.:(er-ee-SEE-nay)(lin-DEN-ee-i):11-07-01 4.8.5
Asphodelaceae::Spring Valley Hybrid Fox Tail Lily:A series of hybrid Fox Tail Lilies.::
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
Rosaceae:rosaceae rosa meidiland rose:Mediland Rose:A group of medium spreading short Shrub Roses.::01.19.02 5.16.05
Rosaceae::Adams Ornamental Crab, Adams Flowering Crab:A nice pink flowering Ornamental Crab tree.::
Bromeliaceae::Aechmea zebrina Surprise:An Aechmea with dark burgundy foliage with gray striations. Blossoms are orange and yellow.:(eek-MEE-uh):
Leguminaceae::Sweet Pea:An heirloom vine that is still popular in the modern garden.:(la-THI-rus)(o-do-RA-tus):
Liliaceae::Black Mondo Grass:A clumping plant with dark purple leaves almost black.:(o-fee-o-PO-gon):
Hydrangeaceae::Vanilla Strawberry Hydrangea:Changes from white to strawberry pink as the summer progresses.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
Ginkgoaceae::Princeton Sentry Ginkgo:An all male cultivar of Sentry Ginkgo.:(GINGK-go)(bi-LO-baa):
Hydrangeaceae ::Hydrangea Teller Blue:A lacecap Hydrangea with deep blue outer florets.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(mack-row-FIL-ah):
Poaceae::Japanese Silver Grass Rigoletto, Miscnthus Rigoletto:A shorter, compact variegated Miscanthus grass.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
Asteraceae::Sunblaze Flame Strawflower, Paper Daisy:Strawflowers are one of the easiest flowers to dry. Sunblaze Flame flower's have yellow, orange and bronze colored bracts.:(brak-tee-A-tum):
Fabaceae::Lupines Minarette Hybrids:A very desirable perennial but somewhat picky about their growing site. In the proper areas they are easy to grow otherwise not. :(luu-PIE-nus):04.05.06
Asteraceae: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
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
Cornaceae::Ivory Halo Dogwood:A compact variegated Dogwood shrub with brilliant red stems.:(KOR-nus)(AL-ba):
Ficoidaceae::Tiger Jaws:An easy to grow highly succulent plant with leaves resembling Tiger jaws.:(fow-KAR-ee-uh)(tig-REE-nuh):
Primulaceae ::Japanese Primula Carminea:A candelabra Primula that needs a moist site to survive.:(PRIM-eu-la):
Lamiaceae ::Chocolate Truffles Ajuga:Depending on the light and growing conditions, this Ajuga can get very dark.:(a-JOO-guh)(REP-tans):
Crassulaceae::Sea Urchin Sedum:A low growing Sedum grown for its variegated foliage::
Verbenaceae ::Santos Verbena:Upright plant with rigid heads of purple flowers.:(ver-BEE-nah):
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
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):
Araceae::Black Ruffles Elephant Ears:A large growing plant with a tropical look. Foliage can become very dark. A perennial in zone 7. Treated as a tender perennial in colder climates.:(kol-oh-KAY-see-uh)(es-kew-LEN-tuh):
Poaceae::Timothy Grass, Timothy, Meadow Cat's-Tail, Common Cat's Tail, Herds Grass:A grass used as a forage for cattle and harvested as hay. Easy to recognize because of its densely packed spike flower. Can be a major cause of allergies.::
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Rosaceae::George Vancouver Shrub Rose:A Kordesii shrub rose with red flowers that does exceptionally well in cold climates.::
Cupressaceae::Technito Arborvitae:A compact version of Techny Arborvitae.::
Asteraceae::Flame Thrower Coneflower:A Coneflower hybrid with bicolored flame orange flowers.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah):
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.::
Poaceae::Prairie Cord grass, Freshwater Cord grass, Marshgrass, Rip gut:A thicket forming, rhizome spreading grass native to wet areas.::
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae pelargonium hortorum multiple colored leaf varieties:Geranium Mrs Cox:A dwarf fancy leaf Geranium with multicolored leaves and salmon colored flowers: :
Papilionaceae::Purple Smoke Baptisia:A new Baptisia cultivar with smokey purple flowers.:(bap-TIS-ee-uh):
Smilacaceae::Carrion Flower:A non woody climbing vine that produces round clusters of dark blue seeds.::
Piperaceae ::Red Edge Peperomia:A small shrubby Peperomia with red edges on he leaves.:(pep-er-ROH-mee-uh) :
Aceraceae::Columnar Norway Maple:A Columnar Norway Maple.:(Aye-sir)(plat-an-OI-dez):
Geraniaceae ::Geranium Spinners:A rather large rambling hardy Geranium with purple to blue flowers.::
Liliaceae::Hosta Pilgrim:A small vigorous variegated Hosta.::
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
Asteraceae::Gaillardia Fan Fare series:A series of Gaillardia with tubular flowers that flare at the tip.:(gail-LARD-ee-uh):
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
Saxifragaceae::Little Visions in Purple Astilbe:An Astilbe with purple pink flowers.:(a-STIL-bee):
Asteraceae:asteraceae solidago rugosa fireworks:Fireworks Goldenrod:A late blooming cultivar of the native Goldenrod.:(so-li-DAH-go):3.8.02 4.11.5
Asteraceae:asteraceae boltonia asteroides snowbank:Boltonia Snowbank:A tall, wide spreading perennial for the full sun garden. A great plant for late season bloom.::4.8.5
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
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
Boraginaceae::Chinese For Get Me Not, Chinese Hound's Tooth, Hound's Tooth:A cultivated more compact form of the Chinese For Get Me Not. Reported to self seed all over the garden.:(sy-no-gloss-um) (ah-MA-bi-lee):
Lamiaceae::Bells of Ireland, Lady in the Bathtube, Shell FLower:Vertical plant with green colored bell shaped calyxes.:(mol-you-Chel-uh):
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):
Poaceae::Indian Warrior Big Blue Stem:A selection of a native tall grass prairie plant.:(an-droh-POH-gon)(jer-Ar-dee-eye):
:critters::This section contains pictures of animal figures used to embellish the garden or landscape. ::4.5.5
Asteraceae ::Eupatorium Carin:A Eupatorium with a light pink flower.:(yew-pa-TOR-ee-um)(mack-u-LAY-tum):
Asteraceae:asteraceae cirsium arvense:Canada Thistle, Field Thistle, Creeping Thistle:A noxious weed that can be a major problem in gardens, landscape plantings or crop fields.::10.05.02 4.8.5
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):
Ulmaceae::Jacqueline Hillier Elm:A very small Elm. Can be trained to a single stem or let to grow as a shrub::
Asteraceae::Asahi False Sunflower:A clump forming plant with double yellow to orange flowers.:(hee-lee-OP-sis)(hee-lee-anth-OI-deez):
Fabaceae::Scarlet Runner Bean:A pole bean with orange-red flower and edible beans. A tender perennial grown as a annual.:(fa-see-O-lus)(vul-GAR-is):
Lamiaceae::Russian Sage:Perovoskia are loose airy sub shrubs with gray foliage and lavender blue flowers.::
Poaceae ::Prairie Sky Switch Grass:A selection of Switch Grass with blue foliage.:(PAN-ih-kum)(veer-GAH-tum):
Bromeliaceae::Rana Guzmania:A red orange bract colored Guzmania.::
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):
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):
Cupressaceae ::Tiny Tim Arborvitae:A slow growing dwarf globe Arborvitae.:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):
Asteraceae::Layia Tidy Tips:A daisy-like yellow flower with white tips on the ray flowers.:(LAY-ee-ah)(plat-ee-GLOS-ah):
Salicaceae ::Rosemary Willow, Hoary Willow:A medium size shrub with Rosemary-like foliage.:(SAY-lik)(el-ee-AG-nos):
Hamamelidaceae:hamamelidaceae hamamelis vernalis:Vernal Witchhazel Sandra:The cultivar Sandra is an improvement over the species plant with larger flowers, better fall foliage and early spring foliage color.::4.13.02 4.18.05
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):
Asteraceae::Pink Double Delight Cone Flower:A shorter cone flower with double pink flowers.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
Poaceae::Dixieland Maiden Hair Grass:A compact variegated Maiden Grass.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
Apiaceae::Cow Parsnip, Indian Celery, Indian Rhubarb:A large plant found growing in sun to semi-shaded moist areas.::
Liliaceae ::Hosta Cadillac:A medium Hosta with yellow corrugated leaves and an irregular green margin.::
Piperaceae::Variegated Pixie Peperomia:A variegated form of the all green Peperomia orba:(pep-er-ROH-mee-uh) :
Ranunculaceae::Thalictrum, Meadow Rhue, King of the Meadow:A tall Thalictrum that blooms early than most others.:(tha-LICK-trum):
Phormiaceae ::Wings of Gold Phormium:An Yucca-like plant with green leaves having a yellow variegation.::
Bignoniaceae::Minnesota Red Trumpet Vine:A Trumpet Vine cultivar with red to deep red flowers.:(KAMP-sis)(Rad-i-cans):
Poaceae::Gilded Tower Maiden Grass:A large growing grass with gold variegation.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
Asteraceae::Blue Puffs Ageratum:A short annual with clusters of puffy blue flowers.:(a-jer-A-tum)(hew-so-nee-AH-num):
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
Saxifragaceae::Browni Coral Bells, Heuchea Browni:A tough Heuchera with fuzzy leaves.:(HEW-ker-ah):
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
Cercidiphyllaceae::Red Fox Kastura Tree, Rotfuchs Kastura Tree:A form of Kastera tree having burgundy foliage in the spring early summer.:(ser-si-di-FIL-um) (jah-PON-ih-kum):
Ranunculaceae::Yellow Meadow Rhue:A tall Thalictrum with yellow flowers.:(tha-LICK-trum):
Violaceae::Pansy Splendid Blue and Yellow, Viola Splendid Blue and Yellow::)VI-oh-la)(wit-rock-i-A-na):
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):
Amaranthaceae ::Gomphrena QIS series, Globe Amaranth QIS:A taller Globe Amaranth.:(gom-FREE-na)(glo-BO-sa):
Solanaceae::Pumpkin on a Stick, Scarlet Egg Plant:Grow this as a conservation piece plant or for its small pumpkins that grow on the side of the stem.:(so-LAN-num):
Verbenaceae ::Verbena Imagination:A vigorous plant with vibrant purple flowers.:(ver-BEE-na)(spee-cee-OH-sah):
Poaceae::Karley Rose Fountain Grass:A medium size ornamental grass with rosy flower inflorescence. An improved cultivar with fuller flowers.:(penn-i-SEE-tum)(or-ee-en-TAY-lee):
Crassulaceae::Cascade Stonecrop, Old Mans Bones:A low growing succulent hardy perennial.::
Asteraceae::Porquerolles Artemisia :A feathery silver foliage plant that probably is not very hardy in zone #5.:(ar-te-MIZ-ee-uh):
Rosaceae::Autumn cherry, Rose bud cherry, Tibetan cherry:::
Ericaceae:ericaceae rhododendron silvery pink:Rhododendron Pioneer Silvery Pink:A early blooming silver pink Rhododendron. :(roh-do-DEN-dron):5.17.05
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
Amarylidaceae:amarylidaceae hippeastrum:Amaryllis:A long lived, easy to flower indoor plant.::
Saxifragaceae::Maggie Daley Astilbe:An Astilbe with lavender purple flowers.:(as-STIL-bee)(chi-NEN-sis):
Iridaceae::White Tall Bearded Iris:This section contains images of Tall Bearded Iris that there main color is white::
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
Polemoniaceae ::Emerald Pink Creeping Phlox:A low growing ground cover perennial with compact moss-like foliage and pink flowers in May::
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
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:
Oleaceae::Peking Lilac:A small tree with creamy white flowers.:(si-RING-ga)(pea-kin-EN-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
Aceraceae::Brandywine Maple:A Red Maple cultivar with a more consistent fall color.:(A-sir):
Plantaginaceae::Red Riding Hood Penstemon:A compact Penstemon with spikes of red flowers.:(pen-STE-mon):
Hydrangeaceae:saxifragaceae philadelphus coronarius minnesota snowflake:Minnesota Snowflake Mockorange:A medium sized shrub that produces a mass of double white flowers.:(fil-ah-DEL-fus)(vir-jin-AH-liss):01.14.03, 6.17.05
Crassulaceae ::Tricolor Sedum, (Sedum spurius Tricolor):A nice small, non-aggressive Sedum with colorful foliage.::
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):
Onagraceae::Youngii Lapsley Sundrops:A fast spreading perennial with bright yellow flowers and red buds.:(ee-no-THE-ra)(fru-Ti-cosa):
Rosaceae ::Rosa forrestiana:A species rose that performs well in gardens.::
Convallariaceae::Gilt Edge Toad Lily:A good perennial for the shade. Has green leaves with a white to gold edge.:(tri-SER-tis)(for-MO-sah-na):
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):
Cupressaceae::Japanese Garden Juniper:The big brother to the more commonly planted Dwarf Japanese Garden Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(pro-KUM-benz):
Apiaceae::Big Blue Sea Holly:A larger plant with iridescent blue flowers and blue stems.:(e-RIN-ji-um) :
Pinaceae::Picea glauca compacta:A compact Blue Spruce with bright blue foliage:(PI-see-AH)(glaw-cah):
Lamiaceae::Morning Blush Stachys, Morning Blush Big Betony:A Stachys with spikes of white pink flushed flowers.::
Hypericaceae:hypericaceae hypericum calycinum:St. John's Wort, Aaron's Beard:A vigorous fast growing woody plant spreading by stolons. Produces a mass of yellow flowers in the summer.:(hy-PER-ee-kum):4.19.05
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
Liliaceae::Hapsen Blue Hosta:A medium sized blue leaf Hosta.::
Scrophulariaceae::Nemesia Flirtation orange, Flirtation Orange Twin Spur Flower:A nice orange Nemesia.::
Asteraceae:asteraceae artemesia ludoviciana valerie finnis:Artemisia Valerie Finnis:A clump forming gray foliage plant that doesn't spread like some of the other cultivars.:(ar-te-MIZ-ee-uh):4.9.5
Taxodiaceae:taxodiaceae taxus x media sunburst:Sunburst Yew:The new growth of this Yew is yellow.:(TAKS-us):6.25.05
Lamiaceae::Spearmint:An aggressive plant with white flowers and Spearmint scented foliage.::
Saxifragaceae::Spring Sensation Deutzia:A medium sized shrub that produces clusters of white flowers.:(DUUT-si-a)(GRAS-l-lis):
Araliaceae::Japanese Aralia, Fatsia:A popular landscape plant for warmer hardiness zones that is also used as an indoor plant.:(FAT-see-uh)(juh-PON-ih-kuh):
Liliaceae::Blue Cadet Hosta:A medium size Hosta with dark bluish green leaves.::
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):
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):
Geraniaceae::Max Frei Geranium:A compact cultivar of the Geranium sanguineum.:(jer-AY-nee-um)(san-GWIN-ee-um):
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):
Ranunculaceae::White and Yellow Tree Peony:Peony that grow on woody stems and do not die back to the ground like herbaceous Peony.::
Scrophulariaceae ::Floral Showers:A very short Snapdragon.:(an-tih-RI-num)(MAY-jus):
Poaceae::Fox Tail Barley, Squirrel Grass, Bob Tail Barley:A native ornamental grass best used in natural area's a very ornamental flower.:(hor-DEE-um)(joo-BAH-tum):
Euphorbiaceae::Donkey Tail Spurge, Creeping Spurge:A drought, bad soil and bad site tolerant plant. The only downside may be its aggressive reseeding habit. Listed as a noxious weed in many parts of the USA. As with most members of the Euphorbia genus the milky sap can cause skin irritation.:(yoo-FOR-bee-uh):
Cupressaceae::Spartan Juniper:A fast growing tall pyramidal Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
Poaceae::Pennisetum Moudry:A late blooming Pennisetum with dark flower heads.:(penn-i-SEE-tum):
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):
Fagaceae::Spaeth Purple Beech, Spath Purple Beech:A smaller more compact purple leaf Beech.:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
Lamiaceae::Mexican Bush Sage, Mexican Sage, Velvet Sage:A tender bush Salvia grown as an annual in colder zones.:(SAL-vee-a):
Campanulaceae ::Campanula latifolia var macrantha:A tall variety of the species C. latifolia with larger flowers.:(kam-PAN-u-la)(lah-ti-FO-lee-a):
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
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):
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) :
Hydrangeaceae::White Sensation Mach Orange, Snow Fantasy Mach Orange:A double flowering Mach Orange hybrid. Medium in spread and height.:(fil-ah-DEL-fus):
Cactaceae::Uebelmannia:A solitary Cactus with blue-gray skin.:(yoo-bel-MAHN-ee-uh)(pek-tin-EE-fer-uh):
Crassulaceae:crassulaceae crassula argentea:Jade:An easy to grow, popular succulent plant.::5.15.05
Piperaceae ::Felted Pepperface:A tough little indoor plant with soft felt covered leaves. ::
Fabaceae::Royal White Redbud:Reported to be one of the best white blooming Redbud.:(SER-cis)(kan-a-DEN-sis):
Caprifoliaceae::Common Snowberry:A native tough shrub with limited ornamental value except it's white fruit.:(sim-fo-ri-KAR-pos)(Al-bus):
Rosaceae::Fredheim Potentilla:A light yellow flowering Potentilla.:(po-ten-TIL-a)(fro-ti-KO-sa):
Lamiaceae::Elfin Thyme:A diminutive creeping Thyme with tiny light purple flowers. A good plant for creeping in the cracks and crevices of flagstone. :(THY-mus) (ser-FIL-lum):
Liliaceae::Hosta Stiletto:Truly a groundcover Hosta producing a large amount of small narrow variegated leaves. A good Hosta for edging the shade garden::
Rosaceae::Double Play Big Bang Spirea:A "Goldflame" type Spirea with colorful foliage and large pink flowers.:(spy-REE-a)(juh-PON-ih-kuh):
Acanthaceae::White Candles, Whitefieldia:A tropical shrub with pure white flowers that can be grown in the house.::
Aceraceae:aceraceae acer negundo:Boxelder, Ash-leaf Maple, Manitoba Maple:A very fast growing weedy tree.::09.11.02 4.7.5
Caprifoliaceae::Candy Coralberry:The masses of plump pinkish fruit add interest to the winter garden. Part of the First Edition series.:(sim-fo-ri-KAR-pos)(dor-en-BO-see-i):
Rosaceae::Prairie Smoke, Prairie Avens, Old Man's Wiskers:A beautiful native dry prairie plant with elongated silky styles that produce a plume resembling smoke.:(JEE-um)(TRY-flor-um):
Liliaceae::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
Lamiaceae::Golden Anniversary Lamium:A colorful Lamium reported to be an improved Anne Greenway.:(lay-MEE-um)(mak-ew-LAH-tum):
Commelinaceae::Pale Puma Tradescantia:A clump forming trailing plant for outdoor containers or bright indoor windows.:(tray-dess-CAN-tee-ah):
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. ::
Taxodiaceae::Melford English Yew:An narrow upright slow groqing English Yew.:TAXS-us)(ba-KA-ta):
Liliaceae ::Garlic Chives:A plant very similar to the more common Chives (Allium schoenoprasum) except it has white flowers. Grown for both culinary and ornamental purposes.::
Tiliaceae:tiliaceae tillia americana continental appeal:Continental Appeal American Linden:A distinctly pyramidal growing American Linden:(TIL-i-ah)(a-mer-i-KA-na):7.03.05
Liliaceae::Tulips:Fall planted bulbs that ushers in the spring.::
Plantaginaceae::Lilliput Rose Penstemon, Lilliput Rose Bearded Tongue:An upright plant with racemes of tubular pink flowers. Hardy as a perennial to zone 7, otherwise grown as an annual.:(pen-STE-mon):
Cupressaceae::Gold Lace Juniper:A medium up right spreading Juniper with gold colored foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
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
Fabaceae:fabaceae vicia villosa:Hairy Vetch, Winter Vetch:A sprawling member of the Pea family.::
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
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
Calycanthaceae:: Venus Sweetshrub:A white blooming Sweet Bush.:(kal-ee-KAN-thus):
Strelitziaceae ::Narrow-leafed Bird of Paradise:An interesting form of the Bird of Paradise with reed like leaves.:(stre-LITZ-ee-uh):
Ranunculaceae:::::
Lamiaceae::Archers Gold Thyme:A Thyme with gold to yellow foliage the entire growing season.:(TY-muss):
Araucariaceae:araucariacea araucaria heterophylla:Norfolk Island Pine, Australian Pine :A plant that has been grown indoors since the Victoria era. Tolerates a variety of growing conditions. Nice to decorate at Christmas time. It is not a pine tree!!!::rev 03.17.03
Cupressaceae::Gray Owl Juniper:A medium size up right spreading Juniper with grayish blue foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(ver-jin-ee-A-na):
Araceae::Painted Devil's Ivy, Silver Pothos:A vine having blue-green leaves overlaid with blotches of silver.:(epi-PREEM-num):
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):
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 ::Pink Chintz Thyme:A rapid growing ground cover Thyme with pink flowers.:(THY-mus):
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
Asteraceae::Prairie Sunset False Sunflower:A False Sunflower cultivar noted for its purple stems, purple veined leaves and a golden yellow daisy-like flower with a maroon inner ring.:(hee-li-OP-sis)(hee-li-AN-thoi-deez):
Caprifoliaceae::Lantanaphyllum Viburnum:A very large Viburnum with white flowers.::
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):
Caprifoliaceae::Plumosa aurea Elderberry:A yellow colored European Elderberry.:(sam-BU-kus)(ra-se-MO-sa):
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
Hippocastanaceae::Fort McNair Red Horsechestnut:A hybrid red Horsechestnut with showy pink flowers.:(es-KU-lus)(KAR-nee-a):
Asteraceae::Dwarf Curry Plant:A dwarf version of the Curry plant.:(he-lee-KRIS-um):
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae weigela florida alexander:Weigela Wine Roses:A medium size Weigela with vivid dark pink flowers and dark purple foliage.::4.12.05
Cupressaceae::Hooks Juniper, Hooks #6 Juniper:A fast growing, tight pyramidal Juniper with green foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
Caprifoliaceae::Downy Arrowwood Viburnum, Southern Viburnum:A native shrub not commonly available in the nursery trade. "Will survive in impoverished soil, sun or shade, and heat and drought". (#185) :(vy-BER-num):
Poaceae::Calamagrostis Over Dam:An ornamental grass with variegate foliage.::
Asteraceae::Helianthus Kong, Kong Sunflower:A tall multistem Sunflower.:(hee-lee-AN-thus)(AN-yoo-us) :
Polemoniaceae::David Garden Phlox:A garden Phlox with large trusses of white flowers.:(floks)(pa nic ew LAH ta):
Hypericaceae::Giant St. John's-wort, Great St. John's Wort.:A tall spreading Hypericum that grows best on moist sites.:(hy-PER-ee-kum):
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):
Araliaceae:araliaceae hedera helix fan:English Ivy Fan Shaped Leaves:This section contains pictures of English Ivy cultivars with the large, fan shaped leaves.:(Head-er-ah)(HEE-licks):4.9.5
Liliaceae::Daylily Chicago Apache:A strong growing red daylily with good substance.:(hem-er-o-kal-lis):4.22.05
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
Fagaceae::Golden Weeping European Beech:A yellow, weeping form of the European Beech.:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
Taxodiaceae:taxodiaceae taxus x media wardii:Wardii Yew:A wide spreading, flat top Yew cultivar.:(TAK-us):07.12.03 6.25.05
Polemoniaceae::Mt Fujiyama Phlox:A large garden Phlox with large trusses of white flowers.:(floks)(pa-nic-ew-LAH-ta):
Cactaceae:cactaceae opuntia compressa:Devil's-Tongue, Eastern Prickly Pear, Indian Fig:This is one of the few winter hardy Cactus to zone #5. Most people don't associate using a cactus as a perennial in Wisconsin.:(oh-PUN-shee-uh):4.12.05
:::Click on this section to see gardens that are a mixture of different types of plants.::4.5.5
Asteraceae::Rudbeckia Pot of Gold:An improved selection of Rudbeckia Goldstrum.:(rud-BEK-ee-ah)(FULL-jih-dah) variety (sul-ih-VAN-tee-eye):
Crassulaceae::Hens and Chicks, Houseleek:A ground hugging plant forming rosettes of succulent leaves.:(sem-per-VEEV-um)(tek-TOH-rum):6.23.05
Asteraceae::Prairie Thistle, Field Thistle, Pasteur Thistle:A native biennial thistle that can reach up to 7 plus feet tall.::
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):
Cupressaceae::American Pillar Arborvitae:A fast growing hardy Arborvitae.:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):
Crassulaceae::Pure Joy Sedum:A small mound of green succulent foliage topped with light pink flowers.::
Urticaceae:urticaceae pellionia daveauana:Watermelon Begonia:A plant with colorful leaves and creeping stems. Likes warmer temperatures and higher humidity.:(pell-ee-OH-nee-uh):4.20.05
Scrophulariaceae::Fox Glove, Common Fox Glove:A tall biennial with pink to purple flowers.:(dij-i-TAL-is)(pur-PU-ree-ah):
Liliaceae:liliaceae tulipa single late:Single Late Tulips, May Flowering Tulips:Single Late Tulips are among the tallest of the garden tulips. They bloom late in the season.::03.21.03 4.27.05
Caprifoliaceae::Grape Honeysuckle, Yellow Vine Honeysuckle:A rapid growing deciduous twinning vine.:(lon-ISS-er-a):
Geraniaceae ::Geranium Victor Reiter Jr:A hardy Geranium with foliage changing from purple to purple flushed green.:(jer-AY-nee-um)(pray-TEN-see):
Asteraceae ::Blue Horizon Ageratum:A larger Ageratum with blue to purplish blue flowers.:(a-jer-A-tum)(hew-so-nee-AH-num):
Hippocastanaceae:hippocastanaceae aesculus pavia:Red Buckeye, Red Flowering Buckeye, Scarlet Buckeye:A small growing tree or large shrub with red flower.:(es-KU-lus):4.18.05
Crassulaceae::Monstrosum Hens and Chicks:A interesting plant with densely packed elongated tubular gray-green leaves tipped with maroon. :(sem-per-VEEV-um):
: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
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):
Asteraceae::Hemp Agrimony:A tall moisture loving plant.::
Crassulaceae::Sedum Class Act:One of the many different upright busy Sedums with ruby red flowers.:(SEE-dum):
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.::
Liliaceae ::Hosta nigrescens Elatior:A large shiny green leaf Hosta with flower scapes reaching in excess of 6 feet.::
Apiaceae::Purple Parsnip, Korean Angelica:A tall stunning plant with deep purple flowers.:(an-GEL-i-ca):
Hydrangeaceae::Smooth Hydrangea, Wild Hydrangea:This is the species plant from which many different cultivars have been derived.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(ar-bo-RES-enz):
Polypodiaceae::Ritas Gold Fern, Ritas Gold Boston Fern:A Boston fern type with gold or gold variegated.:(nef-roh-LEP-iss)(eks-all-TAY-tuh):
Asteraceae::Star Frost Echinops:A silvery-white form of Globe Thistle.::
Crassulaceae:crassulaceae crassula argentea variegata:Variegated Jade:This a variegated form of the Jade. ::5.15.05
Saxifragaceae::Firefly Coral Bells, Firefly Heuchera, Leuchkafe:A green foliage Heuchera with deep red flowers.:(HEW-ker-a):
Asteraceae ::Achillea Summer Pastels:A seed grown hybrid with a wide range of pastel colors. Plants will flower the first year.:(ak-i-LEE-ah)(mil-lee-FO-le-um):
Fagaceae::Weeping European Beech:A Weeping purple leaf Beech:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
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):
Liliaceae::Guilt by Association Hosta:A medium sized Hosta with foliage emerging yellow than changing to chartreuse.::
Lamiaceae::Silky Fleece Lambs Ears, Dwarf Lambs Ears:A dwarf form of Lambs Ears.:(STAY-kis)((by-zan-TEEN-A):
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
Brassicaceae::Frosty Night Alyssum:An Alyssum with white flowers and variegated foliage.:(lob-yoo-LAR-ee-uh):
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
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):
Rosaceae:rosaceae rosa meidiland red:Meidiland Red Rose:A nice disease resistant shrub rose producing single red flowers.::5.16.05.
Liliaceae:liliaceae chionodoxa sardensis:Glory-of-the-Snow, Glory in the Snow:One of the earliest bulbs to bloom in our area. A great plant to perennialize a spot in the garden.::4.13.02 4.22.05
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):
Pinaceae::Hillside Creeper Scotch Pine:A prostate creeping form of the Scotch Pine. Stem intertwine and form a layered, ground hugging plant.:(PIE-nus)(sil-VES-tris):
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
Cactaceae::White Bunny Ears Cactus:A cute looking plant with masses of irritating barbed white spines that easily detach into fingers, clothes, etc.:(oh-PUN-shee-uh):
Aceraceae::Hedge Maple:::
Asteraceae::Rudbeckia Goldenquelle, Rudbeckia Gold Fountain, Rudbeckia Gold Drop:A short to medium size Rudbeckia with fully double yellow flowers.:(rud-BEK-i-ah)(la-sin-ee-AH-ta):
Asteraceae::Cheyenne Spirit Coneflower.:A seed grown hardy coneflower blooming the first year from seeds.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah):
Poaceae::Tiger Club Corn:A corn plant with variegated leaves. Grown for its ornamental foliage.:(ZEE-uh)(maze):
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
Asteraceae::Fireland Yarrow, Fireland Achilles:An hybrid Achiilea with red flowers fading to apricot gold.:(ak-i-LEE-ah)(mil-lee-FO-le-um):
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
Boraginaceae::Alkanet Bugloss, Common Bugloss, Dyer's Alkanet:Acts as a perennial or a biennial. In some places it is considered a noxius weed.:(an-KOO-suh)(oh-fiss-ih-NAH-liss):
Rosaceae::Dwarf Flowering Almound:A small multi stemmed suckering shrub with rosy red flowers.:(PRUU-nus)(ten-ELL-uh):
Hydrangeaceae:saxifragaceae philadelphus coronarius aureus:Golden Mach Orange:A medium to large growing shrub that has very bright yellow foliage. White flowers occur in June.:(fil-a-DEL-fus):7-21-01 6.24.05
Geraniaceae::Geranium Dark Reiter:::
Rosaceae ::Thornless Cockspur Hawthorn:A thornless variety of the Cockspur Hawthorn.:(kra TEE gus)(krus GA li):
Scrophulariaceae:scrophulariaceae linaria vulgaris:Butter-and-Eggs, Toadflax:Produces showy flowers but it is an aggressive spreading plant.::6.24.05
Amaranthaceae:amaranthaceae amaranthus tricolor:Joseph's Coat:A tall slender plant grown for its multicolored foliage.::4.8.5
Fabaceae::Morello Cherry Lupine:A tall Lupine with deep cherry flowers. :(luu-PIE-nus)(re-GAY-liss) :
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.::
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):
::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.::
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.::
Asteraceae::Golden Jubilee Marigold:Golden Jubilee Marigold has double yellow flowers.::
Geraniaceae ::Geranium A T Johnson:A long blooming hardy Geranium with deep to light pink flowers.:(jer-AY-nee-um):
Polemoniaceae::Garden Phlox Tracy's Treasure:A tall Garden Phlox with soft pink flowers. Has a very long blooming season.:(floks)(pa-nic-ew-LAH-ta):
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):
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.::
Asteraceae:asteraceae aster novae-angliae:Showy Aster, New England Showy Aster:Undoubtedly one of the showiest of the fall blooming plants. A good source of food for Butterfly's. ::4.9.5
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
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
Rosaceae::Nugget Ninebark:A more compact Ninebark with shades of yellow foliage.:(fi-so-KAR-pus)(op-u-li-FO-li-us):
Geraniaceae ::Shrubland Rose Scented Geranium:A large growing plant with a pungent scent.:(pe-lar-GO-nee-um):04.15.05
Rosaceae::Filipendula Venusta, Queen of the Prairie, Filipendula Magnifica, Martha Washington's Plume:A large native perennial grows best in moist sites. Venusta is a cultivar with darker flowers:(fil-i-PEN-du-la):
Lamiaceae ::Lemon Thyme:A Thyme with lemon scented foliage. A tender perennial grown as an annual.:(TY-muss)(sit-ree-oh-DOR-us):
Rosaceae::Gold Star Potentilla:A smaller Potentilla with large yellow flowers.:(po-ten-TIL-a)(fro-ti-KO-sa):
Liliaceae::Pineaplle Upside Down Cake:A fast growing Hosta with changing leaf color.::
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
Agavaceae:agavaceae beaucarnea recurvata:Pony Tail Palm, Elephants Foot:A very easy to grow "weird but lovable" plant. Does best in direct to bright light situations. It will form a large caudex.:(bow-KAR-nee-uh):
Rosaceae::Center Glow Ninebark:A tough, large reddish purple foliage Ninebark. The new growth at the tips of the branches will start out gold changes to reddish purple. :(fi-so-KAR-pus)(op-u-li-FO-li-us):
Ranunculaceae::Peony Rubra Plena, Memorial Day Peony:An heirloom Peony, short compact plant with double red flowers.:(pay-OHN-ee-uh):
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
Rosaceae::Ranch Columnar Sargent Cherry:An upright columnar flowering Cherry.:(PRU-nus)(sar-jen-TEE-i):
Tiliaceae::Chancellor Little Leaf Linden:A Little Leaf Linden cultivar with a relatively upright compact shape.:(TIL-ee-uh)(kor-DAH-tuh):
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta fragrant bouquet:Hosta Fragrant Bouquet:A medium to large mounding Hosta with pale green leaves that have a creamy margin. Has large light lavender, fragrant flowers.::6.22.02 4.24.05
Liliaceae::Dark Beauty Toad Lily, Dark Beauty Tricyrtis:A good plant for the shaded areas of the garden:(try-SER-tis) :
Cactaceae:cactaceae notocactus haselbergi:White Web Ball Cactus, Scarlet Ball Cactus:A solitary Cactus with bright flowers.::4.12.5
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):
Fabaceae:leguminosae caragana arborescens walkers:Walker Weeping Peashrub:An interesting specimen plant for gardens. A variety of the Siberian Pea. :(kare-ah-Ga-na)(are-bo-RES-enz):06.17.03 4.22.05
Magnoliaceae::Star Magnolia cultivar:An unamed cultivar of the Star Magnolia.:(mag-NO-lee-uh)(stell-AY-tuh):
Celastraceae::Euonymus Moonshadow:A broadleaf evergreen shrub with green foliage splashed with a cream to golden cell center::
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) :
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
Euphorbiaceae::Fire Glow Euphorbia:An improved version of the species with bright floral bracts.:(yew-FOR-bee-ah)(gri-FITH-ee-eye):
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):
Apocynaceae::Eastern bluestar, Blue dogbane, Willow amsonia, Woodland bluestar:A native wild flower with pale blue flowers and bright yellow fall color.:(am-SO-knee-uh) (tab-er-nay-MON-tah-nuh) :
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
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
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
Ranunculaceae::Clematis Arabella:A Clematis with mauve colored flowers fading to blue. Belongs to the herbaceous/integrifolia group.:(KLEM-uh-tiss) :
Commelinaceae::Purple Inch Plant:An easy to grow vine for the indoors.:(tray-dess-CAN-tee-ah):
Plantaginaceae::Penstemon War Ax:A strain of the native, shell-leaf penstemon with a wide range of colors such as, pinks, maroon, reds, purples, and creamy white. Has a reddish colored stem.:(PEN-steh-mon) (gran-di-FLOOR-us):
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
Poaceae::Minuett Miscanthus, Japanese Silver Grass Minuett:One of the shorter smaller Miscanthus (Japanese Silver Grass) available.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
Liliaceae::Hosta Diana Remembered:A medium to large white edged Hosta named after the late Diana, Princess of Wales.::
Lamiaceae::Ajuga Mahogany:An Ajuga with very dark black to burgundy to mahogany foliage.:(a-JOO-guh)(REP-tans):
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
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
Hyacinthaceae::Oakhurst Pineapple Lily:A tropical looking plant with thick strap-like purple leaves.:(YOO-com-iss):
Amaranthaceae::Red Thread Alternanthera:A tender perennial grown as a annual in the colder areas. Can be used as a spiller and filler in containers. Easy to over winter indoors.:(al-ter-NAN-the-ra):
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
Bromeliaceae:bromeliaceae guzmania lingulata:Guzmania lingulata:A group of Bromeliads that are a little more difficult to grow, but well worth the effort.::4.12.5
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):
Rosaceae::Baronne Prevost Rosa:A classic hybrid perpetual rose with over 100 rose pink petals.::
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
Lamiaceae::Six Hills Giant Catmint:A large Catmint with violet blue flowers.:(NE-peh-tah):
Cyperaceae::Bristly Sedge, Bottle Brush Sedge:A native sedge that needs moist, wet, swampy growing conditions.:(KAIR-ex):
Iridaceae::Purple, Blue, Violet colored Tall Bearded Iris:This section contains images of Tall Bearded Iris whose main color is purple, violet or blue. ::
Liliaceae: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
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
Buxaceae::Wintergreen Boxwood:A cold hardy Boxwood for hardiness zone #5. One of the larger Boxwoods.::
Saxifragaceae::Paris Coralbells, Heuchera Paris:A heavy flowering Coral Bells with silvery green foliage.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Asteraceae::Veitchs Blue Globe Thistle:A shorter Globe Thistle with steel blue flowers.:(EK-in-ops):
Plumbaginaceae::Bloodstone Armeria, Bloodstone Thrift:A Thrift with purplish pink colored flowers.:(ar-MEER-i-ah):
Bromeliaceae:bromeliaceae vriesea named cultivars:Vriesea :A group of easy to grow Bromeliads. Very adaptable to indoor conditions.:(VREE-zee-uh):
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
Brassicaceae::Alyssum Clear Crystal:A new cultivar of Sweet Alyssum with larger and more fragrant flowers:(lob-U-la-ri-ah)(ma-RIT-i-ma):
:mixed garden scenes perennials full sun::::4.7.5
Crassulaceae ::Sedum album, White Stonecrop, Worm Grass, Chubby Fingers:A low growing Sedum with light pink to white flowers. Can be a rampant spreader since every little leaf or stem section will root producing more plants.::
Rosaceae ::Blushing Knockout Rose:A pink version of the original red Knockout Rose.::12.14.05
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::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):
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
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae pelargonium hortorum:Geranium:One of the more popular outdoor plants used in containers and bedded out in the garden. A tender perennial grown as an annual.::4.18.05
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.::
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):
Aceraceae::Newton Sentry Maple:An extremely narrow upright Sugar Maple cultivar.:(AY-ser)(sack-AR-rum):
Rosaceae::Three lobe Spirea:A floriferous shrub not found very often in the trade.:(spy-REE-a)(tri-lo-BA-tah):
Hydrangeaceae ::Blushing Bride Hydrangea:A Hydrangea that is part of the Endless Summer Collection Flowers start white, to creamy white fading with a blush of pink.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(mack-row-FIL-ah):
Asteraceae::Double Trouble Sneezeweed, Double Trouble Helens Flower:A semi-double Sneezeweed with yellow flowers.:(hel-EE-nee-um):
Ginkgoaceae::Ginkgo Todd's WB:A very slow growing dwarf Ginkgo.:(GINGK-go)(bi-LO-baa):
Amarylidaceae:amarylidaceae narcissus miniatures:Miniature Daffodils:These are the small cultivars and varieties used in the ornamental gardens. ::03.08.03
Pinaceae::Morton Himalayan Pine:Selected at the Morton Arboretum of Isle, Illinois because of its winter hardiness.:(PY-nus)(wal-lik-ee-AH-nuh):
Plumbaginaceae::Leadwort, Plumbago:A nice ground cover with true blue flowers.:(ser-at-o-STIG-ma)(plum-bah-gi-NOI-deez):
Poaceae::Striped Giant Reed Grass:A large plant with variegated leaves.:(a-RUN-doh)(DON-aks):
Cactaceae::Opuntia macrorhiza Red Throat:A selection of O.macrohiza with a consistent red throat.:(oh-PUN-shee-uh):
Cupressaceae::Plumosa Compacta Juniper, Compact Andorra Juniper:A compact form of Andorra Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us) (hor-i-zon-TA-lis):
Acanthaceae::Zebra Plant:The common names comes from the white venation.::
Scrophulariaceae ::Camelot Foxglove:A variety of Foxglove that is more reliable the first year from seeds.:(dij-i-TAL-is)(pur-PU-ree-ah):
Labiatae::Monarda, Osage Tea:A medium tall, wide spreading perennial for the full sun areas of the garden.:(mow-NAR-da):05.04.06
Hydrangeaceae ::Big Bend Hydrangea::(hy-DRAIN-jah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
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):
Lamiaceae:lamiaceae salvia patens blue angel:Salvia Blue Angel:This is a cultivar of the Gentiana Salvia.:(sal-VEE-a)(PA-tenz):04.20.03 4.22.05
Asteraceae::Purple Bush Eupatorium:A dwarf more compact cultivar of Eupatorium.:(yew-pa-TOR-ee-um)(mack-u-LAY-tum) :
Polemoniaceae::Stairway to Heaven Jacobs Ladder:A colorful cultivar of the native Jacobs Ladder:(po-le-MOH-nee-um):
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae lonicera:Honeysuckle:A large growing shrub that was over planted and escaped into natural areas becoming a woody noxious weed. It should not be used!!!!!!!:(lon-ISS-er-a):12.12.02, 07.28.03 4.12.05
Asteraceae::Flying Saucers Coreopsis:A uniform growing Coreopsis with a plethora of single yellow flowers.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
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
Portulacaceae:portulacaceae portulaca afra variegata:Variegated Elephant Bush, Variegated Elephant Food:A easy plant to grow in the full sun to bright areas of the indoors. This is the variegated form of the green "Elephant Bush".:(por-tew-luh-KAR-ee-uh):5.10.05
Garden:mixed garden scenes bulbs tulip:Gardens with Tulips.:Images of tulips growing in an among other plants.::4.7.5
Oleaceae::Chinese Lilac, Rouen Lilac:A Chinese Lilac with pink flowers.:(si-RING-gah):
Liliaceae:liliaceae hemerocallis yellow or gold flowering daylily:Yellow Daylily:This section contains pictures of yellow flowering Daylilies.::7-19-02 4.22.05
Geraniaceae::Elsbeth Geranium:A Geranium sanguieum cultivar with vivid pink flowers.:(jer-AY-nee-um)(san-GWIN-ee-um):
Pinaceae::Himalayan Pine, Butan Pine, Blue Pine:A Pine that grows best if its requirements are met and needs to be in a sheltered spot. Needles can winter burn.:(PY-nus)(wal-lik-ee-AH-nuh):
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):
Liliaceae::Purple/wine/violet Daylily:This section contains pictures of the Daylilies with purple colores flowers.::
Betulaceae:betulaceae betula papyrifera:Paper Birch, Canoe Birch:Since the occurrence of the Bronze Birch Borer and the Birch Leaf Minor and the inability of this tree to tolerate the stresses of the urban environment, it is no longer as valuable as a urban landscape tree. Can be grown successfully in parks and estates where the growing requirements can be met.:(Bet-u-lah)(pap-i-RiF-era):01.22.04 4.11.05
Asteraceae: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
Asteraceae::Shasta Daisy Brightside:Reported to be a more compact plant as compared to Shasta Daisy Becky.:(lew-KANTH-ih-mum)(soo-PER-bum):
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):
Malvaceae::Rose Mallow, Swamp Rose Mallow:A shrub-like herbaceous perennial.:(hi-BIS-kus):
Apocynaceae::Hot Pink Desert Rose:A vigorous cultivar of Desert Rose with pink flowers. Thrive in full sun warm conditions.::
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):
Rosaceae ::Variegated Rockspray Cotoneaster:A variegated form of Cotoneaster horizontalis.:(kah-tone-nee-AS-ter):
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
Saxifragaceae::Leatherleaf Bergenia:A plant very similar to Bergenia cordifolia.:(ber-GEN-i-a)(kra-si-FO-lee-ah):
Cupressaceae ::Hetz Winter Green Arborvitae, Wintergreen Arborvitae:A compact upright dark green Arborvitae.:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):
Asphodelaceae::Flamenco Kniphofia, Flamenco Red Hot Poker, Flamenco Torch Lilly:Kniphofia has colorful floral spikes. This is an improved variety and hardy to colder hardiness zones. All American winner in 1999.:(nip-FOH-fi-ah)(oo-VAR-ee-uh):
Begoniaceae:begoniaceae begonia x argenteoguttata:Angel Wing Begonia, Cane Begonia:A versatile plant grown for its foliage and flowers. Used in the garden, containers and as an indoor house plant.:(be-GON-yuh):4.11.05
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
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):
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::
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):
Liliaceae::Allium Atropurpureum:A drumstick type Allium with maroon-purple starry flowers.::
Balsaminaceae::Little Lizzy Impatiens:A miniature series of Impatiens::
Ranunculaceae::Clematis:Clematis are very versatile garden vines with a wide range of colors, flower sizes and season of bloom.:(KLEM-uh-tiss) :
Juncaceae::Curly Wurly Rush:People are attracted to this plant and want to touch the Corkscrew shaped leaves. Likes lots of moisture.:(JUN-kus)(eh-FYOO-sus)(speer-AL-is):
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
Caprifoliaceae::Sambucus nigra 'Pulverulenta':A medium sized shrub with splashed variegation. Could be less vigorous than other Sambucus.:(sam-BOO-kus)(NY-grah):
Malvaceae::Hardy Hibiscus cultivars:A hardy Hibiscus with large white flowers.::
Hydrangeaceae::Incredible Spirit Hydrangea:A pink flowering form of the heirloom Hydrangea Annabelle.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(ar-bo-RES-enz):
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
Poaceae::Gold Bar Miscanthus:AN upright, slow growing grass with distinct gold bars.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta golden tiara:Hosta Golden Tiara:A fast growing, small, gold variegated Hosta. ::4.24.05
Geraniaceae ::Geranium Margaret Wilson:A hardy Geranium with variegated foliage.::
Iridaceae::Variegated Japanese Iris:A good plant for the full sun wet areas of the garden.::
Rosaceae::Black Cherry:A common native tree valued for its lumber.:(PRO-nus)(ser-OT-i-na):7.20.05
Liliaceae::Ed Murray Daylily:A florific plant with black red flowers. :(hem-er-o-kal-lis):
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):
Caprifoliaceae::Briant Rubidor Weigela, Olympiade Weigelia, :A bright yellow to chartreuse colored plant with red flower.:(wi-GE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):
Onagraceae::Gaura Pink Cloud:Medium perennial producing masses of small pink flowers on whimsy stems.:(GAW-ra)(lind-HAY-mer-eye):
Lamiaceae::Salvia Amethyst:Salvia Amethyst flowers have a lilac to soft pink color.:(SAL-vee-a):
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
Aceraceae:aceraceae acer autumn blaze:Autumn Blaze Maple:A cultivar that is a cross between a Red maple and Silver Maple. This large growing tree is very adaptable to the urban landscape. Has a fantastic fall color.::
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta shogun:Hosta Shogun:A medium to large plant with creamy white margined leaves.::4.26.05
Celastraceae::Euonymus vegetus:A broadleaf evergreen shrub that can be grown as a shrub or trained as a clinging vine.:(you-ON-i-mus)(for-TWO-nee-eye):
Geraniaceae::Frensham Variegated Scented Geranium:A variegated form of the lemon scented Geranium.::
Saxifragaceae::Lime Rickey Coral Bells:A Coral Bells with ruffled lime green to yellow foliage. :(HEW-ker-ah):
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
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):
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):
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
Rosaceae::White Meadow Sweet, Narrowleaf Meadowsweet, Pale Bridewort or Pipestem:A native shrub found growing in wet areas.::
Asteraceae::Magnificum Leopards Bane:A Doronicum cultivars with larger flowers having finer cut petals.:(do-RON-i-cum)(or-i-en-TA-le):
Papilionaceae::Yellow Wild Indigo:A slow growing native plant tolerating dry conditions, prefers full sun.:(bap-TIZ-i-a):
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):
Asteraceae::Dancing Dolls Cosmos:A large Cosmos with raspberry red stripped flowers.:(KOZ-mos):
Liliaceae::Tuolumne Fawn Lily, Tuolumne Dog's Tooth Violet:Yellow pendent lily-like flowers on 12 inch stalks with a shiny mottle foliage.::
Brassicaceae::Brazen Brass Mustard, Giant Red Mustard:An ornamental Mustard with egg plant purple, deeply cut foliage.:(BRAS-ee-ka):
Betulaceae ::Heritage Birch:A cultivar of the native River Birch with bark more similar to the Paper Birch.::
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):
Liliaceae:liliaceae allium senescens:German Garlic:Late blooming Allium, with pink flowers and a tufted growth habit.::4.22.05
Poaceae ::Variegated Sweet Flag:A good plant for the wet swampy areas of the garden.:(ah-KOR-us)(KAL-ah-mus)(var-ee-un-GAH-tus):
Asteraceae::Hot Papaya Cone Flower, Echinacea Hot Papaya:The first double orange red Cone Flower.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
Fumariaceae::White Corydalis, Fumewort :A flowering plant grows very similar to the Yellow Corydalis.:(ko-RI-dal-is):
Rosaceae::Firebird Crab:A dwarf white flowering Ornamental Crab Apple.::05.9.05
Ginkgoaceae::Tube Leaf Ginkgo, Ginkgo tubiflora, Trumpet Leaf Ginkgo:A slow growing, male Ginkgo with rolled tube shaped leaves.:(GINGK-go)(bi-LO-baa):
Cactaceae ::Bunny Ears Cactus, Polka Dot Cactus:A cute looking plant with masses of irritating barbed spines that easily detach into fingers, clothes, etc.:(oh-PUN-shee-uh):
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):
Begoniaceae ::Non Stop Begonias:A seed grown variety of tuberous Begonias. Usually grown as an annual.:(be-GON-yuh):
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
Ranunculaceae::Byrnes Giant Trollius:A early spring blooming plant with globular deep yellow flowers.:(TROL-i-us)(kul-TOR-um):
Acanthaceae::Red Pseuderanthemumn, Purple False Eranthemum :A tall purple foliage plant.:(soo-de-AN-tha-mum)(at-ro-per-PER-ee-um):
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.::
Euphorbiaceae::Caper Spurge, Mole Plant, Gopher Purge:An annual Euphorbia reported to repel moles, voles and gophers. :(yew-FOR-bee-ah)(LA-thih-ris):
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
Rosaceae::Zweiweltenkind Goats Beard, Child of Two Worlds:A large plant that grows best in woodland-like sites.:(a-RUN-kus):
Asteraceae::Garnet Coreopsis:Bright garnet color flowers on a compact plant. Part of the Jewel series of Coreopsis from Terra Nova Nursery.::
Ulmaceae::Golden Elm:A narrow slow growing upright Elm with golden yellow foliage.:(UL-mus):
Buxaceae:buxaceae pachysandra terminalis variegata silver edge:Variegated Pachysandra, Silver Edge Pachysandra, Silveredge, Variegated Pachysandra, Pachysandra Variegata:Leaves are prominently patterned with white areas. Not as vigorous as it's cousin Pachysandra terminalis. :(pak-i-SAN-dra)(ter-mi-NA-lis):04.14.01, 4-20-01, 3-6-02 4.12.5
Crassulaceae::Sedum Mr Goodbud:An upright late blooming Sedum with dark purple-pink flowers on stout purple-red stems.::
Plumbaginaceae::Laucheana Thrift, Laucheana Sea Pink, Laucheana Armewria:This Armeria has small globes of pink flowers on stems above the mound of foliage.:(ar-MEER-i-ah):
Cupressaceae:cupressaceae thuja occidentalis smaragd:Emerald Green Arborvitae, Smaragd Arborvitae:A pyramidal Arborvitae with emerald green foliage.:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):
Liliaceae: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
Asteraceae::Monstrose Rose:An Achilles millefolium cultivar with rose flowers.:(ak-i-LEE-ah)(mil-lee-FO-le-um):
Plantaginaceae::Penstemon Pygmaeus:A dwarf, prostrate Penstemon that becomes covered with lavender tubular flowers with white throat.:(pen-STAY-mon)(her-su-T-us):
Oleaceae::Madame Lemoine Lilac:A white flowering Lilac.:(si-RING-A)(vul-GAR-is):
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):
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae pelargonium pelatum:Ivy-Leaved Geranium:A duel purpose plant. Grown outdoors during the summer and can be grown as an indoor plant during the winter.: (pel-ar-GO-ni-um):4.18.02 4.18.05
Solanaceae::Baby Bella Nicotiana: A well branched Nicotiana, loaded with red flowers.:(nih-ko-shee-AN-nuh)(SAN-der-ay):
Caryophyllaceae::Dianthus Zing Rose:A mat forming hardy Dianthus with bright rose red flowers.: (dye-AN-thus)(del-TOY-deez):
Iridaceae ::Iris bucharica, Juno Iris, Horned Iris:A spectacular species Iris for the full sun well drained.::
Polemoniaceae::Garden Phlox Salmon Beauty:A garden Phlox with Salmon colored flowers.:(floks)(pa-nic-ew-LAH-ta):
Aizoaceae::Yellow Ice Plant:A great ground cover for the hot dry areas of the yard.:(del-oh-SPUR-muh)(noo-bee-GEE-num):
Caryophyllaceae::Gary Eichhorn Dianthus:A pink long blooming Dianthus cultivar.:(dye-AN-thus)(sub-a-KAW-liss):
Polypodiaceae:polypodiaceae nephrolepis exaltata bostoniensis:Boston Fern:One of the more adaptable ferns to the interior of buildings. An old time favorite plant in cultivation since 1894.:(nef-roh-LEP-iss)(eks-all-TAY-tuh):5.10.05
Geraniaceae::Geranium John Elsley:A cultivar of the common Bloody Cranesbill.:(jer-AY-nee-um)(san-GWIN-ee-um) :
Rosaceae::Newport Plum:A medium size tree and one of the hardiest of all purple plums.::
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
Berberidaceae::Azusa Epimedium, Azusa Bishops Hat, Azusa BArrenwort:A green leaf white flowering Epimedium. Not as drought tolerant as other Epimedium.:(epi-MEE-dee-um)(yun-gee-AYE-num):
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
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).::
Geraniaceae ::Geranium Painters Palette:This hardy Geranium has an array of different colored flowers.:(jer-AY-nee-um)(pray-TEN-see):
Euphorbiaceae::Ascot Rainbow Euphorbia:A hybrid Euphorbia with colorful leaves and bracts.:(yoo-FOR-bee-uh):
Brassicaceae::Redbor Kale:A curly leaf Kale that can turn burgundy under cool conditions.::
Liliaceae::Hosta tokudama flavocircinalis:A medium sized Hosta with heavily corrugated green leaves with a gold margin.::
Rosaceae ::Physocarpus Summer Wine, Summer Wine Ninebark:A smaller version of Physocarpus Diabolo:(fi-so-KAR-pus)(op-u-li-FO-li-us):
Saxifragaceae::Sugar Plum Coral Bells:A Coral Bell with silver leaves having a plum blush.:(hew-ker-REL-uh):
Lamiaceae::Basil Garden Leader Rascal::(OSS-ih-mum)(bass-IL-ee-kum:
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
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
Asparagaceae::Sundance Cordyline, Green and Red Grass Palm, Sundance Spike:A tropical plant that is commonly used in combination with flowering annuals in outdoor pots and sometimes in gardens. Sundance has a reddish center at the base of the leaves. Listed as a palm-like subtropical tree.:(kor-dil-LYE-nee):
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
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):
Urticaceae:urticaceae pilea involucrata:Moon Valley:A relatively easy plant to grow. It has beautiful textured (rugose) bronze and green leaves.:(py-LEE-uh)(PILL-ee-ah):4.20.05
Verbenaceae::Meteor Showers Verbena:An improved more compact version of Verbena Buenos Aires.:(ver-BEE-nuh)(bon-ar-ee-EN-sis):
Rosaceae::Variegated Kerria:A slow growing, variegated form of the Japanese Kerria.:(KER-i-ah)(ja-PON-i-Ka):
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):
Labiatae ::Petite Delight Monarda:A short Monarda with pink flowers.:(mo-NAR-da):
Asteraceae::Jubilee Gen Cornflower, Jubilee Gem Bachelor Buttons :An heirloom annual that produces vibrant blue flowers.:(sen-TAR-ee-uh):
Plantaginaceae::Penstemon Iron Maiden, Scarlet Bugler Penstemon:A medium to tall perennial with bright scarlet spikes of pendulous tubular flowers. A xeriscapic plant.:(pen-STE-mon)(bar-BAY-tus):09.23.05
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):
Liliaceae:liliaceae asparagus plumosus:Asparagus fern, Asparagus Fern plumosus, Emerald Fern, Emerald Feather:A variety of Asparagus fern Sprengeri with very lacey foliage. :(ass-SPAR-uh-gus):4.22.05
Asteraceae::Ox Eye:A large growing perennial growing best in moist, well drained soil.::
Iridaceae:iridaceae iris pseudacornus:Yellow Flag Iris, Water Flag:A tall growing yellow flowering Iris that likes wet soil conditions.::08.13.02 4.19.05
Crassulaceae:crassulaceae sedum spurium:Two-row Stone Crop, ( Sedum spurium ):A succulent ground cover that tolerates hot dry areas.::4.15.05
Saxifragaceae::Astilbe Rhythm and Blues:An Astilbe with deep pink to raspberry pink flowers.:(ah-STIL-bee):
Begoniaceae ::Sparks Will Fly Begonia:A new Begonia cultivar (2013) with orange flowers and ornamental foliage.::
Aceraceae ::Autumn Flame Maple:A fast growing selection of the Red Maple.:(AYE-cer)(RUE-brum):11.22.05
Asteraceae:asteraceae rudbeckia trilioba:Brown Eyed Susan:A native wild flower that provides the landscapes with masses of small "Brown Eyed Susan" flowers. Grown as an annual or short lived perennial.:(rud-BEK-ee-a):4.10.5
Caprifoliaceae::Shasta Viburnum:An improved wide spreading Doublefile Viburnum.:(vy-BER-num)(pli-KA-tum):
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
Cyperaceae::Carex Blue ZInger:A slow spreading mounding blue foliage sedge.:(KAIR-ex):
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta antioch:Hosta Antioch:A large growing white margined Hosta.::08.04.02 4.22.05
Violaceae ::Matrix Blue Frost Pansy, Matrix Blue Frost Viola:A Pansy with large blue and white flowers on compact plants.:(VI-oh-la)(wit-rock-i-A-na):
Asteraceae::Red Boy Cornflower:A cottage garden annual with rosy-red bachelor buttons flowers.:(sen-TAR-ee-uh):
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):
Berberidaceae::Neosulphureum Epimedeium, Neosulphureum Barronwort:A rather rare cultivar similar to the more popular Epimedium Sulphureum. :(epi-MEE-dee-um):
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
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae geranium macrorrhizum brevans:Bevan's Variety:A variety of Geranium macrorrhizum with deep red sepals and deep magenta petals. ::01.03.04 4.18.05
Fagaceae ::Purple English Oak:A slow growing English Oak with reddish purple leaves.::
Dryopteridaceae::Sensitive Fern, Bead Fern:An easy to grow native fern. Sensitive fern gets its name from the tendency of the fronds to wither at the first slight frost and it’s paired bead-like spore cases. Has broader fronds with less divisions than other ferns. :(dry-OP-ter-iss):
Commelinaceae::Turtle Vine, Bolivian Inch Plant, Basket Plant:An easy to grow, vigorous creeping vine, will quickly fill out the growing container.::04.08.06
Pinaceae:pinaceae larix kaempferi pendula:Pendula Japanese Larch:A weeping form of the Japanese Larch.:(LAR-iks)(KEM-fer-eye):5.3.05
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):
Geraniaceae::Geranium Jolly Bee:A large growing hardy Geranium with large blue flowers.:(jer-AY-nee-um:
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
Aquifoliacea::Winterberry::(EYE-leks):
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
Caryophyllaceae ::Sand Pink, Dianthus arenarius:Forms a mat of grassy foliage with deeply fringed white flowers.:(dye-AN-thus):
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
Brassicaceae:brassicaceae capsella bursa pastoris:Shepard's Purse, Pepper Plant, Pickpurse, Caseweed:A common weed of the Mustard family.::4.11.5
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):
Poaceae::Quack Grass, Smooth Quack Grass:An annual grass that can become a major problem in lawns.::
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):
Gesneriaceae:gesneriaceae episcia hybrid cleopatra:Episcia Cleopatra:A relatively difficult plant to grow because it requires warm temperature and above average humidity. :(ee-PISH-ee-ah):6-2-01 4.18.05
Saxifragaceae::Compact Lemoine Deutzia:A compact version of the standard Lemoine Deutzia.:(DUUT-si-a)(GRAS-l-lis):
Oxalidaceae ::Yellow Wood Sorrel:A common weed that is a major problem in greenhouse and nursery containers.:(oks-AL-iss):
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):
Rosaceae::American Red Raspberry, Red Raspberry, Wild Red Raspberry:An edible common, native Red Raspberry.::
Asteraceae::Hairy False Goldenaster:A wild flower found growing in full sun dry site.::
Rosaceae::Yellow Submarine Shrub Rose:This easy to grow rose is part of the Easy Elegance® Rose Collection.::
Liliaceae:liliaceae tulipa triump:Triumph Tulips:The Triumph Tulip's make up a very large group of plants with a wide range of colors. Medium height and bloom midseason.::03.21.03 4.27.05
Cactaceae::Monstrose Totem Pole Cactus:Has large, smooth knobs or remnants of ribs with spineless areoles, waxy moss-green. Much different from the non-monstrose plant. Looks somewhat deformed.::4.12.5
Piperaceae:piperaceae peperomia maculosa radiator:Cilantro Peperomia, Monster Peperomia::(pep-er-ROH-mee-uh):5.6.05
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
Araceae::Blue Hawaii Elephant Ears:Elephant Ears with purple veins and dark petioles.:(kol-oh-KAY-see-uh)(es-kew-LEN-tuh):
Fumariaceae::Valentine Bleeding Heart:Valentine Bleeding Heart has redder flowers than the old fashion type. Also the foliage is darker green with a plum accent color.:(dy-SEN-tra)(spek-Tah-bi-lis):
Araceae::Green Dagron Plant:An interesting plant for your garden having Jack-in-the-Pulpit like flowers. But beware they can be very aggressive.:(pie-NEL-ee-uh)(ped-uh-TY-sek-tuh):
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
Hydrangeaceae::Blizzard Lewis Mockorange, Blizzard Mockorange:A hardy compact Mockorange. ::
Cupressaceae ::Canaertii Juniper:Sold as small plants forming a tight pyramid but develops into a small tree.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(ver-jin-ee-A-na):
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
Asteraceae::St. Mary's Thistle, Blessed Thistle, Milk Thistle:Looks like and feels like a thistle with interesting marbled variegated prickly foliage. A tender perennial treated as an annual in colder climates.::02.24.06
Scrophulariaceae::White Turtle Head:A native wildflower growing best in moist sites.: (chel-O-nee)(GLA-bra):03.05.06
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
Asteraceae::English Daisy:A short lived perennial that provides color in the spring garden.:(BEL-is)(per-EN-is):7.02.05
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::Red Rooster Carex:An upright arching Carex with rusty copper bronze red foliage.:(KAIR-ex)(boo-kah-NAN-ee-eye):
Fabaceae:leguminosae mimosa pudica:Sensitive Plant, Shame Plant:An oddity in the plant world having leaves which fold up when touched. Not the easiest plant to keep alive.::5.18.05
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
Scrophulariaceae ::Veronica Barcarolle:A Veronica spicata cultivar with gray green foliage and rosy pink spike-like flowers.:(ve-RON-i-ka)(spi-KA-ta)):7.02.05
Labiatae::Summer Wine Monarda:A Monarda with wine red flowers. Shared top honors at the Chicago Botanic Garden perennial evaluation.:(mo-NAR-da):
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
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 ::Coral Burst Flowering Crab:A small tree with coral colored flowers.::
Liliaceae::Fox's Grape Fritillaria, Fritillaria uva-vulpis :A small plant with bi-colored flowers of maroon and gold.:(frit-il-AR-ee-uh):
Solanaceae ::Petunia Shock Wave series:Agroup of Petunias with the spreading habit of "Wave Petunias" but with smaller flowers.::
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
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):
Primulaceae::Anagallis Wild Cat Blue:A cultivar of the wild Blue Pimpernel with gorgeous true blue flowers.:(a-NA-ga-lis):
Boraginaceae::Wisley Blue Comfrey, Creeping Comfrey, Ornamental Comfrey.:A Comfrey cultivar with nice blue tubular flowers:(SIM-fi-tum)(grand-i-FLO-um):
Asteraceae:asteraceae 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
Polemoniaceae::Grenadine Dream Phlox:A compact mildew resistant Garden Phlox.:(floks)(pa-nic-ew-LAH-ta):
Caprifoliaceae::Weigela My Monet:A small Weigela with multicolored foliage and red flowers.:(wi-GE-la)(FLOR-i-dah:
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
Caprifoliaceae::Variegated Black Elderberry, Aureomarginata Black Elder :Leaves starting with a yellow margin maturing to cream and white.:(sam-BOO-kus)(NY-grah):
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
Asteraceae::Radiata Tigrina Coreopsis:A mostly red to mahogany flower with yellow accents.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Solanaceae::Only The Lonely Nicotiana:A tall stately plant with 5-6 inch white trumpet shaped flowers.:(ni-ko-shee-AN-a):
Lamiaceae ::Salvia Marble Arch Rose:A Salvia grown more for the colorful bracts than the small flowers.:(sal-VI-a)(ver-IH-dis):
Asteraceae::Zinnia Photo Album:A photo album of different named Zinnia cultivars.::
Boraginaceae::Trevi Fountain Pulmonaria:A Pulmonaria with superb spotted foliage an cobalt blue flowers.::
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
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Brilliant:A bright pink flowering variety of Sedum spectabile.::
Cupressaceae::Danica Arborvitae:A slow growing globular Arborvitae:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):
:steps::This section contains examples of different types of materials and how they are used to make steps in the landscape.::4.5.5
Berberidaceae::Sparkle Barberry:A compact green Barberry with arching horizontal branches.:Ber-ber-is)(thun-Ber-jee-i):
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):
Primulaceae ::Primula Gold Lace:An antique variety of Primula from England.:(PRIM-eu-la):
Acanthaceae::Black Varnish Plant:A medium upright annual with dark colored leaves.:(soo-de-AN-tha-mum)(at-ro-per-PER-ee-um):
Dryopteridaceae::Leather Wood Fern, Marginal Wood Fern, Marginal Shield Fern:A sturdy upright fern for moist shady conditions.:(dry-OP-ter-iss) :
Ranunculaceae::Delphinium Streichen Strain:Adds a striking vertical accent to the garden but comes with the price of high maintenance.:(del-FIN-ee-um):
Plantaginaceae::Red Rocks Penstemon::(PEN-stem-on):
Lamiaceae::Prostrate Coleus Swedish Ivy:A low growing or trailing easy to grow plant. Used outdoors and indoors as a house plant.:(plek-TRAN-thus)(oar ten DALL ee ii):
Cupressaceae ::Wichita Blue Juniper:A pyramidal blue Juniper reaching over 15 feet.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(skop-u-LO-rum):
Asteraceae::Pyrethrum Painted Daisy, Persian Chrysanthemum:A red daisy-like flower.:(tan-uh-SEE-tum)(kok-SIN-ee-um):
Asteraceae ::Marguerite Daisy Vanilla Butterfly, Argyranthemum Vanilla Butterfly:A quick growing plant loaded with creamy white to light yellow daisy-like flowers throughout the entire growing season.:(ar-ji-RAN-the-mum)(froo-TESS-enz).:
Rosaceae::Little Gem Cotoneaster:::
Malvaceae::Fireball Hardy Hibiscus:A Flemming Hybrid Hibiscus with large red flowers and cut foliage with a heavy burgundy ting. A stunning plant.::
Asparagaceae:liliaceae sansevieria trifasciata laurentii:Golden Snake Plant, Variegated Snake Plant,Golden mother-in-law-tongue:A very common Sansevieria with yellow vertical bands on the edge of the leaves.:(san-se-VEER-ee-uh)(try-fask-ee-AH-tuh):4.27.05
Malvaceae::Summer Storm Hardy Hibiscus:This hardy Hibiscus produces dinner plate size blush pink with deep red eye flowers.:(hi-BIS-kus):
Liliaceae::Squash Casserole:A large Hosta with chartreuse leaves.::
Calycanthaceae::Hartlage Wine Raulston Allspice:A Sweet Bush hybrid with large red flowers.:(kal-ee-KAN-thus):
Cyperaceae ::Carex Snowline:Grows best in partial shade moist conditions forms arching tufts of narrow green variegated leaves.:(KAIR-ex)(KON-ih-kah):
Verbenaceae::Dark Knight Caryopteris:A small shrub with dark blue purple flowers in the late summer to fall.:(kar-i-OP-ter-is)(klan-do-NEN-sis):12.21.05
Asteraceae:asteraceae rudbeckia subtomentosa:Sweet Black Eyed Susan:A tall, medium to wide spreading native perennial. Produces masses of yellow flowers over an extended period of time. ::4.10.5
Osmundaceae::Royal Fern:A variety of the Royal fern:(os-MUN-duh):
:misc.::An odds and ends collection of things used to spruce-up the garden and yard.::4.5.5
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
Hemerocallidaceae::Common Orange Daylily, Tawny daylily, Orange Daylily, Ditch Lily, Europa:A Daylily that has naturalized growing in fields and along roadsides. Has a stoloniferous spreading habit and can be a very aggressive spreader.:(hem-er-o-kal-lis):
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):
Oleaceae::Blanche Sweet Lilac:A Lilac with large blue to whitish blue flowers. :(si-RING-gah)(hy-uh-sin-ih-FLOR-uh):
Oxalidaceae:oxalidaceae oxalis regnellii propagation series:Oxalis:This section contains pictures of propagating Oxalis by dividing the bulbs.::5.1.05
Cactaceae::Red Torch Cactus Variety:A variety of the Red Torch Cactus with pinkish red flowers.::
Polemoniaceae::Purple Rain Polemonium, Purple Rain Jacobs Ladder:This Polemonium forms a mound of dark ferny foliage.:(po-le-MOH-nee-um)(see-ROO-lee-um):
Boraginaceae ::Pulmonaria photo album:A photo album of different types of Pulmonaria.::
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
Rosaceae::Swan Lake Three Lobe Spirea:A compact version of the species plant.:(spy-REE-a)(tri-lo-BA-tah):
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
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::Sky Lobelia:A Lobelia with bright, clear blue flowers. Lobelia is really a tender perennial grown as an annual.:(lo-BEE-li-ah):
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):
Magnoliaceae::Magnolia Verbanica:A Saucer Magnolia hybrid.:(mag-NO-li-ah)(soo-lan-jee-AY-nuh):
Acanthaceae::Variegated Shrimp Plant, Snow Shrimp Plant:A form of the Shrimp Plant with variegated foliage. ::
Brassicaceae::Apricot Twister Wall Flower:A Wallflower with apricot to orange colored flowers. A good companion for Pansies.:(e-RIH-sih-mum):
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae viburnum plicatum var tomemtosa:Doublefile Viburnum:A wide spreading tall shrub.:(vie-BUR-num)(pli-KA-tum)(toe-men-TOE-sum):4.12.05
Liliaceae:liliaceae 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
Cactaceae::Lemon Vine Cactus, Leaf Cactus, Barbados Gooseberry:An unusual tropical cactus that forms a vine and leaves. Has escaped to the wild in many areas and become a noxious weed. :(per-ESS-kee-uh) (ah-kew-lee-AY-tuh):
Asteraceae::Mystic Series Dahlia:A series of Dahlia with dark foliage.::
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
Anacardiaceae:anacardiaceae rhus typhina laciniata:Fernleaf Sumac:A tall, wide spreading, suckering shrub that has spectacular fall color.:(rhoos or Rhuss)(TIE-fee-na):12.01.01 4.6.5
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):
Iridaceae::Dwarf Iris:The shortest and earliest blooming of the Bearded Iris.::03.16.06
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.::
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):
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
Geraniaceae::White Bigroot Geranium:A white flowering form of the Geranium macrorrhizum Geranium.::
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
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
Lamiaceae ::Chocolate Chip Ajuga:A compact Ajuga with small narrow leaves becoming chocolate colored.:(a-JOO-guh)(REP-tans):
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):
Rosaceae:rosaceae spiraea x arguta garland spirea:Garland Spirea:Garland Spirea produces arching branches loaded with clusters of small white flowers at the end of May.:(spy-REE-ah):02.26.04 5.15.05
Aceraceae::Princeton Gold Norway maple:A Norway Maple cultivar with yellow foliage.:(A-sir)(plat-an-OI-dez):
Caprifoliaceae ::Variegated Weigela:A compact Weigela with pink flowers and white variegated leaves:(wi-GEE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):
Asteraceae ::Commotion Frenzy Gaillardia, Commotion Frenzy Blanket Flower:A Gailardia with tubular flaring tips of the petals.:(gah-LARD-ee-uh):
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.::
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::Stop Light Tiarella:A Tiarella with yellow leaves overlaid with red patches at the veins.::
Liliaceae::Gold Standard Hosta:A classic fast growing medium large Hosta with a green edge and gold centers.::
Convolvulaceae::Royal Ensign Annual Morning Glory:These are bush Morning Glory's that don't twine like the climbers.:(kon-VOL-vew-lus)(TRI-kul-er):
Scrophulariaceae::Veronica Garden Leader series:::
Rosaceae::Flowering Crab Golf Course:An upright to rounded white flowering Crab.::
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
Bromeliaceae::Neoregelia cultivars:This section contains images of different Neoregelia cultivars.:(nee-o-ree-jeel’-ya):
Asteraceae::Gaillardia Mesa series:A of Gaillardia on compact plants.:(gal-LARD-ee-uh):
Begoniaceae ::Sinbad Begonia:A beautiful angel wing type Begonia with pebbled surface, silver green foliage with tinges of red over tones. :(be-GON-yuh):
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):
Campanulaceae::Great Blue Lobelia, Blue Cardinal Flower:A native Prairie plant found in moist to wet sites.::
Berberidaceae:berberidaceae podophytum pelatum:May Apple:A native wildflower that can form large colonies. Found in woodland conditions.::4.11.05
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):
Campanulaceae::Lobelia Starship Scarlet:A deep red sturdy Lobelia. Likes a moist area in the garden.::
Agavaceae::Bear Grass:Very similar to the Yucca filamentosa, which is more common in the trade.::
Asteraceae::Gem Marigolds Series:This lesser-known Marigold has single yellow flowers, lacey foliage and a pleasant lemon scent:(TAG-e-teez):
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae geranium sanquineum album:Geranium sanguineum Album:A medium spreading and medium height, white flowering cultivar of the "Bloody Cranesbill" Geranium.::4.18.05
Saxifragaceae ::Heuchera Autumn Bride:A tough adaptable Heuchera for the partial shaded areas of the garden.:(HEW-ker-ah):
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):
Asparagaceae:liliaceae sansevieria trifasciata silver hahnii:Silver Hahnii Sansevieria, Silver Birds Nest Sansevieria, Gilt-Edge Sansevieria:A neat, compact, birdsnest type Sansevieria. :(san-se-VEER-ee-uh)(try-fask-ee-AH-tuh):4.27.05
Piperaceae::Peperomia JayDe:A fast growing Peperomia with large round, shiny green leaves. At first glance I thought this plant was Peperomia obtusifolia on steroids, but the label proved me wrong.:(pep-er-ROH-mee-uh):
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
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
Gesneriaceae:gesneriaceae smithiantha:Smithiantha:These plants have beautiful foliage and flowers. They need warm humid conditions to grow properly.::4.18.05
Geraniaceae::Variegated Nutmeg Scented Geranium:A variegated leaf Scented Geranium with a nutmeg scent.:(pel-r-GO-ni-um):
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):
Asteraceae:asteraceae helenium moerheim beauty:Moerheim Beauty Sneezeweed.:A late blooming perennial with dark copper red flowers.:(hel-EE-nee-um):4.9.5
Brassicaceae::Golden Ball Alyssum:A compact form of the perennial Alyssum.:(ow-RIN-ee-ah):
Asteraceae::White Blazing Star:A tough verticle perennial for the full sun area of the garden. ::09.22.05
Scrophulariaceae::Grecian Foxglove:A biennial plant that has escaped the garden and become an invasive weed in many states. :(dij-i-TAL-is):
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):
Caryophyllaceae::Supra Purple Dianthus:A purple to rosy purple Dianthus which is part of the Supra Series.:(dy-AN-thus):
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
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):
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
Saxifragaceae::Astilbe Etna, Astilbe Mount Etna:A medium Astilbe with dark red flowers.:(as-TIL-bee):
Oleaceae:oleaceae forsythia gold leaf cultivars:Gold Leaf Forsythia Cultivars:Images of Gold leaf cultivars.::6.22.02
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
Araliaceae::Variegated Five-leaf Aralia, Eleutherococcus sieboldianus `Variegatus`:A variegated shrub for the shaded areas of the garden.::
Oleaceae::Emile Lemoine Lilac:A Lilac with bluish lavender flowers.:(si-RING-gah)(vul-GAIR-iss):
Aceraceae::Sugar Maple:A photo album of Sugar Maple trees growing in native sites.::
Geraniaceae ::Variegated Rose Scented Geranium:A variegated form of the rose scented Geranium.::04.14.06
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
Crassulaceae::Variegated Cub's Paw:The variegated cousin of Cubs Paw.:(kot-EE-lee-don):5.15.05
Juglandaceae::Shagbark Hickory, Shellbark Hickory, Scalybark Hickory:A large growing native tree producing an edible fruit.::
Salicaceae::Coral Bark Willow:A small tree with colorful bark .::
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
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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):
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
Asteraceae::Sky Blue Aster, Prairie Heart Leaved Aster:A native Aster that works well in gardens.::
Oleaceae::Charles X Lilac:A Lilac with violet purple flowers.:(si-RING-A)(vul-GAR-is):
Commelinaceae::Blue Sue Tradescantia, Blue Sue Setcreasea:A tender evergreen perennial grown as an annual in outdoor containers or as an indoor house plant in colder climates,:(trad-es-KAN-tee-uh):
Rosaceae ::Canadian Burnet:A vigorous plant tall perennial with white flowers.:(san-gwi-SOR-ba)(kan-a-DEN-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. A tender perennial grown as an annual.:(yoo-FOR-bee-uh):
Oleaceae:oleaceae syringia reticulata:Japanese Tree Lilac:A small tree or large shrub. It produces large panicles of white flowers starting around mid to end of June.:(si-RING-a):7.4.02 4.30.05
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):
Boraginaceae::Diane's Gold Brunnera, Gold Siberian bugloss:One of the first gold colored Brunnera that will keep the color all summer.:(BRUN-a-ra):
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):
Pinaceae:pinaceae pinus mugo aurea:Mugo Pine Golden Variety:A golden needled variety of the all green Mugo Pine.::5.6.05
Scrophulariaceae::Veronica Blue Eyes:A short plant with blue flowers.:(ve-RON-i-ca):
Pinaceae ::Gentsch White Canadian Hemlock:A globose to nested form of Hemlock with white tipped foliage.:(TSUU-ga)(can-ah-DEN-sis):
Acanthaceae::Spiny Bear's Breeches:A bold plant with thistle like leaves and tall spikes of purple flowers.:(a-KAN-thus)(spy-NO-sus):