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A young plant that has a more regular shape than some of the other plants in the group. Update: it has developed a more irregular shape as it aged. Potentilla "Mount Everst"

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Pinaceae::Valley Cushion Mugo Pine:A very hardy, low growing wide spreading Mugo Pine.:(PIE-nus)(MU-go):
Geraniaceae::Variegated Nutmeg Scented Geranium:A variegated leaf Scented Geranium with a nutmeg scent.:(pel-r-GO-ni-um):
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):
Pinaceae::Dwarf Hunnewelliana Spruce:A bluish colored dwarf conifer starting as a mounded plant, forms a leader and than forms a pyramidal plant.::
Liliaceae::Hosta Pauls Glory:Paul's Glory is a large mounding plant having gold centered leaves with green margins.::
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):
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):
Rosaceae::Cambridge Callery Pear:A tall upright narrow Callery Pear with increased cold hardiness.:(PIE-rus)(kal-er-EE-aa-na):
Agavaceae::Blue Star Agave:A blue colored spineless Agave. ::
Cupressaceae::Berckmans Golden Arborvitae:A golden yellow to yellow colored, globose shaped semi-dwarf evergreen.::
Oleaceae ::Palibin Lilac, Dwarf Korean Lilac:A compact Lilac with whitish lilac colored flowers.:(si-RING-a)(MY-er-eye):
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):
Aceraceae::Crimson Sentry Maple:A broad columnar tree with maroon foliage.:(A-sir)(plat-an-OI-dez):
Ranunculaceae::Clematis Stans x heraciefolia:A herbaceous non climbing Clematis with flowers white on the outside and blue in the interior.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
Rosaceae::Westwood Korean Sun Pear:A compact hardy ornamental pear.:(PIE-rus)(kal-er-EE-aa-na):
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
Boraginaceae::Mon Amie For Get Me Not:Nice blue flowers in the spring. Plants are short lived perennial or biennials. Readily reseeds in the garden if they like the site:(my-oh-SO-tis)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
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) :
Rosaceae ::Lavender Dream Rose:A busy arching, medium size shrub rose with semi-double lavender-pink flowers.::03.30.06
Cyperaceae::Carex Blue ZInger:A slow spreading mounding blue foliage sedge.:(KAIR-ex):
Iridaceae:iridaceae iris cristata:Iris cristata:A beardless rhizomatous Iris.:(EYE-riss)(kris-TAY-tah):4.19.05
Plantaginaceae:::::
Asteraceae::Marigold Safari series:Double large flowers on short compact plants.:(ta-GEE-tees):
Ranunculaceae::Clematis Barbara Harrington:A large twinning Clematis with red flowers.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
Campanulaceae:campanulaceae platycodon grandiflorus photo album:Balloon Flower:This section is a photo album of different Ballon Flowers.::4.12.05
Lamiaceae ::SIlver Shield Plectranthus, Silver Plectranthus:A shrubby member of the familiar cascading house plant Swedish Ivy. The broad silver leaves mix well with most any other plant.:(plec-TRAN-thus)(ar-jen-TA-tus):08.02.05
Lamiaceae::Silver Posie Thyme:An improved Silver Thymes with larger leaves and brighter color.:(THI-mus)(vul-GA-ris):
Geraniaceae::Espresso Geranium:A cultivar of our native Geranium with purple to coffee colored leaves.::
Rosaceae:rosaceae cotoneaster multiflorus:Many Flowered Cotoneaster:A large white flowering shrub that needs lots of space. Can grow into a very large shrub.:(ko-tone-EE-aster):5.14.05
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):
Liliaceae::Showy Lily:A white flowering Heritage Lily.::
Asteraceae:asteraceae rudbeckia hirta prairie sun:Prairie Sun Rudbeckia:One of the newer selection of Rudbeckia hirta.:(rud-BEK-ee-a):3.26.05
Apocynaceae::Halfway to Arkansas Amsonia:A compact cultivar of the downy blue star.:(am-SO-nee-ah):
Caryophyllaceae::Wallowa Mountains Desert Moss:A low growing moss-like plant that can tolerate average to dry conditions.::
Magnoliaceae::Magnolia Ann:A hybrid Magnolia from "Eight Little Girl" series. :(mag-NO-li-ah):
Ranunculaceae::Mona Lisa Anemones:A series of Anemone with a wide pallet of flower colors. They make good cut flowers.:(a-NEM-o-nee):
Caryophyllaceae::Dwarf Soapwort:Forms dense low cushions of foliage covered by pink flowers in spring.:(sap-oh-NA-ri-ah):
Alliaceae::Allium Mars:This Allium has one of darker purple colored flowers.:(AL-ee-um):
Lamiaceae ::Chocolate Chip Ajuga:A compact Ajuga with small narrow leaves becoming chocolate colored.:(a-JOO-guh)(REP-tans):
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):
Ranunculaceae::Orange Princess Trollius:A early spring blooming plant with globular deep orange flowers.:(TROL-i-us)(kul-TOR-um):
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
Polygonaceae:polygonaceae polygonatum bistoria superba:Snakeweed:A vigorous perennial with pink flower spikes.::5.9.05
Hypericaceae::Ames Kalm's St. Johns Wort:An improved Kalm's St Johns Wort.:(hy-PER-ee-kum):
Poaceae::Dixieland Maiden Hair Grass:A compact variegated Maiden Grass.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
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
Gentianaceae:gentianaceae gentianopsis crinita:Fringed Gentian:This Gentian has fringed petals.::11.21.02 5.18.05
Lamiaceae::Archers Gold Thyme:A Thyme with gold to yellow foliage the entire growing season.:(TY-muss):
Cupressaceae::Angelica Blue Juniper, Angelica Blue Pfitzer Juniper:A much improved cultivar of the Blue Pfitzer Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
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):
Berberidaceae::Burgundy Carousel Barberry:A medium size improved Red Barberry with burgundy foliage.:(Ber-ber-is)(thun-Ber-jee-a):
Goodeniaceae::Fan Flower:A heat loving plant commonly used in containers.:(skay-VO-la)(ay-MEW-la):12.15.05
Fabaceae::Indigo bush Amorpha, Indigo bush, Bastard indigo:A deciduous shrub with purple flowers.:(a-MOR-fa)(froo-tih-KOH-suh):
Lamiaceae::Salvia Blue Hills:A bluer and more compact perennial Salvia.:(SAL-vie-a):
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta antioch:Hosta Antioch:A large growing white margined Hosta.::08.04.02 4.22.05
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
Malvaceae::Nigra Hollyhock:A classic Hollyhock with dark maroon almost black single flowers.:(al-SEE-a)(Ro-see-a):
Cyperaceae::Silver Scepter Sedge:A clumping forming, fine texture, variegated sedge for the shaded areas of the garden:(KAIR-eks)(mor-ROW-ee-eye):
Polemoniaceae ::White Delight Creeping Phlox:A low growing ground cover perennial with white flowers in May:(floks)(sub-EW-lah-tah)):
Liliaceae::Captain Kirk Hosta:A large Hosta with a large gold center and green margin.::
Asteraceae::Blue Puffs Ageratum:A short annual with clusters of puffy blue flowers.:(a-jer-A-tum)(hew-so-nee-AH-num):
Agavaceae::Soapweed, Small Soapweed, Spanish bayonet, Beargrass:Has sharp pointed stiff leaves and produces a tall raceme of white flowers.: :
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):
Hyacinthaceae::Common Camassia:A native of the northwestern region of USA and Canada.::
Saxifragaceae::Fireworks Coral Bells, Fireworks Heuchera:A small clumping Heuchera with bronze foliage and lots of light pink flowers:(HEW-ker-ah):
Rosaceae ::Church Steeples, Agrimony, Sticklewort, Cocklebur, Harvest Lice:A plant that has been used medicinally and has a yellow dye. ::
Pinaceae::Columnar Norway Spruce:One of the few dwarf narrow columnar Spruce.::
Rosaceae::Bowman's root. Fawn's Breath, Indian Physic, American Ipecac:An easy to grow wild flower for the shaded areas of the garden.::
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
Rosaceae::Iceberg Roses:A group of floribunda roses that are very hardy and come in different colors.::
Ericaceae::Nova Zembla Rhododendron:An older Rhododendron cultivar with red flowers.:(roh-do-DEN-dron):
Nymphaeaceae::Waterlily:A group of rhizomatous aquatic herbs. Mostly hardy to temperate and tropical climates.::
Cupressaceae::Little Spire Juniper:A tight, slow growing narrow upright Juniper:(jew-NIP-er-us) (KOM-yoo-nis):
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):
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):
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
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
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
Violaceae::Viola Antique shades, Pansy Antique Shades:Large flowering plants with flowers in antique shades.:(VI-oh-la)(wit-rock-i-A-na):
Poaceae::Albo striata Hakone Grass:A form of Hakone grass with white variegation.:(hah-koh-neh-KLOH-ah)(MAK-rah):
Rosaceae::Snowbird Potentilla:A compact white flowering Potentilla.:(po-ten-TIL-a)(fro-ti-KO-sa):
:author's private gardens 2003-07::Contains pictures of my yard in July of 2003.::4.5.5
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
Pinaceae::Blue Dwarf Serbian Pine:A dwarf conifer with bright red inflorescence's.:(PIE-nus)(POO-mil-uh):
Caryophyllaceae::Hairy Garden Pink, Dianthus Knappi:One of the only yellow flowering Dianthus.::11.07.05
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):
Rosaceae:rosaceae geum canadense:White Avens:A rough somewhat sprawling plant with white flowers and hooked seed pods.::5.14.05
Lamiaceae::Lamb's Ears, Woolly Betony, :The name "Lamb's Ears" comes form the soft woolly texture of the leaves. A pettable plant.:(STAY-kis)((by-zan-TEEN-A):
Liliaceae::Hosta Pilgrim:A small vigorous variegated Hosta.::
Cactaceae:cactaceae notocactus leninghausii:Golden Ball Cactus, Lemon Ball, Yellow Tower Cactus:::4.12.5
Rosaceae::Fru Dagmar Hastrup Rugosa Rose, Frau Damar Hartropp Rugosa Rose:A heritage rose with single clear pink flowers and large red rose hips.::
Taxodiaceae::David English Yew:An upright Yew commonly used for hedges.:(TAKS-us):
Liliaceae::Gold Crown Hosta, Hosta Fortunei Marginata, Gold-Edged Plantain Lily:A heirloom Hosta with green foliage and gold yellow to yellow margins.::
Rosaceae::Harrison Yellow Rose, Yellow Rose of Texas, Pioneer Rose:An old rose with yellow flowers. Can become large and suckers.::
Magnoliaceae::Magnolia Gold Star:A hardy yellow flowering Magnolia.:(mag-NO-li-ah):
Verbenaceae::Blue Princess Verbena:A trailing mildew resistant variety with lavender blue flowers.:(ver-BEE-na):
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
Oleaceae::Suwan Gold Forsythia:A hardy gold leaf Forsythia with clear yellow flowers.:(for-SITH-i-ah)(vir-i-DIS-i-ma):
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):
Malvaceae::Double Pink Hollyhock:A Hollyhock with large soft pink apricot flowers.:(al-SEE-a)(Ro-see-a):
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
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
Cupressaceae::English River Juniper:A gold leaf cultivar of the Common Juniper.::
Taxodiaceae ::Beanpole Yew, Bean Pole Yew, Columnar Yew:A narrow columnar form of the Yew.:(TAKS-us):
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.::
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.::
Aceraceae::Armstrong Maple:A large broadly columnar Maple:(AY-ser):
Rosaceae::Gold Drop Potentilla:A small Potentilla with yellow flowers.:(po-ten-TIL-a)(fro-ti-KO-sa):
Cactaceae::Rose Pin Cushion Cactus:A free flowering cactus with purplish-red flowers.::
Balsaminaceae:balsaminaceae impatiens capensis:Spotted Touch-me-not, Jewel weed:A large growing native wildflower found in moist shaded areas.::12.01.01
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):
Aizoaceae::Yellow Ice Plant:A great ground cover for the hot dry areas of the yard.:(del-oh-SPUR-muh)(noo-bee-GEE-num):
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):
Pteridaceae::Western Maidenhari Fern, Serpentine Maidenhair Fern:A spreading, mounding fern producing delicate fronds.::
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
Lamiaceae::Monarda Its Magic:A tall Monarda with good mildew resistance.:(mo-NAR-da):
Lamiaceae::Gold Edge Lemon Thyme :A low growing Thyme with lemon scented foliage. :(TY-muss):
Rosaceae::Three lobe Spirea:A floriferous shrub not found very often in the trade.:(spy-REE-a)(tri-lo-BA-tah):
Rosaceae ::Vetch Spirea, Spirea veitchii, Chinese White Spirea:A strong growing, arching shrub with white flowers reaching over 8 feet high.:(spy-REE-ah):
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
Taxodiaceae::Dense Yew, Spreading Yew:One of the more common Yews that is used in the landscape.:(TAKS-us):
Lamiaceae::Basil Siam Queen, Thai Sweet Basil:An intensely flavored basil with a licorice-basil aroma.:(OSS-ih-mum)(bass-IL-ee-kum) :
Liliaceae::Hosta Valeries Vanity:A robust Hosta with shiny green leaves.::
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.::
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
Asteraceae::Achillea Seduction series:A series of Achillea millefolium with vivid colors and reported to have stronger stems.:(ak-i-LEE-ah)(mil-lee-FO-le-um):
Oleaceae ::Summer Charm Chinese Tree Lilac, Summer Charm Lilac:A small tree with creamy white flowers. :(si-RING-ga)(pea-kin-EN-sis):
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
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):
Ericaceae:ericaceae rhododendron mikkelii:Rhododendron Mikkeli:A hardy Finish Rhododendron cultivar.:(row-do-DEN-dron):02.01.04 5.17.05
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae viburnum dentatum natural site:Arrowood Viburnum:This section contains picture taken in natural areas.:(vy-BER-num)(den-TAH-tum):11.26.03 4.12.05
Rosaceae::Father Hugos Rose, Father Hugo Rose, Golden Rose of China:A species heritage rose blooming early in the spring with yellow flowers.::
Saxifragaceae::Astilbe Bremen:An Astilbe with pink flowers.:(ah-STIL-bee):
Liliaceae::Hosta Tattoo:A small three toned, golden leaf Hosta.::
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Emperors Wave (Hylotelephium telephium):A new hybird plant from the Jelitto Seed Company of Germany.::
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):
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):
Pinaceae:pinaceae picea abies fastigiata islels:Iseli Fastigiate:A very narrow conical Spruce.:(PY-see-ah)(A-bees):12.14.01
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):
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):
Asteraceae ::Ageratum Fields Blue:A compact Ageratum with medium blue flowers.:(a-jer-A-tum)(hew-so-nee-AH-num):
Cercidiphyllaceae::Weeping Kastura Tree:A weeping form of the Kastura Tree.:(ser-si-di-FIL-um) (jah-PON-ih-kum):
Asteraceae::Fireland Yarrow, Fireland Achilles:An hybrid Achiilea with red flowers fading to apricot gold.:(ak-i-LEE-ah)(mil-lee-FO-le-um):
Papilionaceae::Yellow Wild Indigo:A slow growing native plant tolerating dry conditions, prefers full sun.:(bap-TIZ-i-a):
Pinaceae::Morton Himalayan Pine:Selected at the Morton Arboretum of Isle, Illinois because of its winter hardiness.:(PY-nus)(wal-lik-ee-AH-nuh):
Ranunculaceae::Thalictrum, Meadow Rhue, King of the Meadow:A tall Thalictrum that blooms earlier than most others.:(tha-LICK-trum):
Calycanthaceae:: Venus Sweetshrub:A white blooming Sweet Bush.:(kal-ee-KAN-thus):
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
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
Solanaceae::Clamouflage Grape Petunia:A grape purple flowering Petunia with variegated foliage.::
Cupressaceae::Spartan Juniper:A fast growing tall pyramidal Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
Lamiaceae::Cat Mint, Japanese Catmint:Has some of the larger floers of the Catmints.:(NE-peh-tah)(sub-SES-sil-iss):
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
: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
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):
Lamiaceae::Spearmint:An aggressive plant with white flowers and Spearmint scented foliage.::
Violaceae::Viola Heartfelt, Pansy Heartfelt:A Pansy with blends of nostalgic colors.:(VI-oh-la)(wit-rock-i-A-na):
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::
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):
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
Cupressaceae:cupressaceae thuja:White Cedar, Arborvitae:This section contains pictures of "Arborvitae" that have been used in different landscapes spots.::5.17.05
Pinaceae::Japanese White Pine:A smaller Pine tree with green to glaucous needles.:(PIE-nus)(par-vi-FLO-ra):
Caryophyllaceae::Sternberg’s Pink:A good rock garden Dianthus with fragrant fringed flowers.::
Cyperaceae::King Tut Cypress:A fast growing Rush that likes moist to wet sites.:(sy-PEER-us)(pah-PEYE-rus):
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
Malvaceae::Tie Dye Hibiscus:A bi-color Hibiscus with large pink and white flowers.::
Aceraceae::Bloodgood Japanese Maple:One of the more popular red foliage Japanese Maples, especially in zone #5.:(AYE-ser)(pal-MA-tum):
Loganiaceae::Lo and Behold Blue Chip Butterfly Bush:A compact Butterfly Bush that blooms continually through out the summer.:(bud-LEE-a):
Lamiaceae:lamiaceae salvia sinaloensis:Sinaloa Blue Sage:A native Mexican Salvia with true blue flowers.::4.22.05
Convolvulaceae::Clark's Heavenly Blue Morning Glory:An annual vine that is a prolific bloomer of large blue flowers with a white throat:(eye-po-MEE-ah):
Solanaceae::Raspberry Blast Petunia:A Supertunia type Petunia with pink flowers edged in a dark cerise.::
Cornaceae ::Dwarf Red Tipped Dogwood:A small to medium size Dogwood with red tinged new foliage.::
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):
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
Labiatae ::Monarda Balance:A deep pink Monarda with mildew resistance.:(mo-NAR-da) :
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
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
Caprifoliaceae::Thundercloud Elderberry:A dark purple foliage Elderberry.:(sam-BU-kus)(NIE-gra):
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
Rosaceae::Golden Imp Spirea:And improved gold mounding Spirea.::
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):
Polygonaceae::Japanese Knotweed, Reynoutria Fleeceflower, Dwarf Japanese Fleeceflower:A fast growing ground cover.:(poe-LIG-o-num):
Caryophyllaceae::Tunic saxifrage, Tunic flower, Coat Flower, Saxifrage Pink:A tough dainty plant that looks like Creeping Baby's Breath.::
Asteraceae::Perennial Sunflower:A large perennial sunflower with double yellow flowers.:(HE-li-an-thus):
Crassulaceae::Sea Urchin Sedum:A low growing Sedum grown for its variegated foliage::
Oxalidaceae ::Yellow Wood Sorrel:A common weed that is a major problem in greenhouse and nursery containers.:(oks-AL-iss):
Cupressaceae::Elegant Giant Arborvitae:An broadly pyramidal Western Cedar cultivar.:(thu-ya):
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
Crassulaceae::Sedum Red Cauli (Sedum telephium Red Cauli):The contrast of the leaves, stems and flowers are great features of this plant.::
Rosaceae::Spring Snow Flowering Crab:A 25 foot rounded white flowering Crab.::
Primulaceae::Lacy Lady Primula:A Primula with lacy petaled flowers with a pink to deep rose edge.: :
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):
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
Polygonaceae::Himalayan Fleece Flower:A perennial that grows best in cool moist sites.:(per-si-KAR-ee-ah)(a-FEE-nis):
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):
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):
Hydrangeaceae::Tough Stuff Mountain Hydrangea:A new improved version of the Mountain Hydrangea.:(hi-DRAN-gee-ah)(ser-RA-tah):
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
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):
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
Cyperaceae::Carex Bronzita:A mid brown to bronze tussock forming Carex with a floppy growing habit.:(KAIR-ex)(FLAH-vill-in-fer-ah):
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
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
Brassicaceae:brassicaceae capsella bursa pastoris:Shepard's Purse, Pepper Plant, Pickpurse, Caseweed:A common weed of the Mustard family.::4.11.5
Rosaceae::Silverweed:A creeping wild flower found growing on beaches.::
Oleaceae::Alphonse Lavallee Lilac:An old cultivar of the common Lilac originating in around 1885.:(si-RING-gah)(vul-GAIR-iss):
Caprifoliaceae::Weigela Rainbow Sensation:A variegated compact Weigela with pink flowers.:(wi-GE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):
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):
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):
Portulacaceae::Candy Flower, Siberian Spring Beauty, Siberian Miner's Lettuce, Pink Purslane):A wild flower found growing in the Pacific northwest of USA.::
Ranunculaceae::Golden Seal, Ground Raspberry, Orange Root, Yellow Root:A wild flower found in moist shaded areas. The rhizome is harvested and dried for medicinal uses.::
Liliaceae::Tiny Tears Hosta, Young Maidan Host:A dwarf mounding Hosta with green heart shaped leaves.::
Saxifragaceae::Red Sentinel Astilbe:A medium to tall Astilbe with deep red flowers.:(ah-STIL-bee):
Aceraceae::Sugar Maple:A photo album of Sugar Maple trees growing in native sites.::
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
Crassulaceae::Little Gem:A neat compact little succulent plant. Needs full sun and watch the watering.::
Lamiaceae ::Chocolate Truffles Ajuga:Depending on the light and growing conditions, this Ajuga can get very dark.:(a-JOO-guh)(REP-tans):
Brassicaceae::Erysimum Citron, Citron Wallflowers:A series that produces bright yell and orange flower. A good companion for Pansies.:(e-RIH-sih-mum):
Caprifoliaceae::Guincho Purple Elderberry:An improved form of the purple leaf Sambucus.:(sam-BOO-kus)(NY-grah):
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
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
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):
Primulaceae ::Cortusa-leaved Primula:::
Pinaceae::Scotch Pine, Scots Pine:A picturesque Pine with orange colored inner bark.:(PIE-nus)(sil-VES-tris):10.27.05
Primulaceae ::Rubin Auslese Primula:A cultivar of the Drumstick Primula:(PRIM-eu-la)(den-tik-ew LAH-ta):
Crassulaceae::Gooseberry Fool (Sedum telephium subsp Maximum)::(SEE-dum)(te-LE-fee-um):
Polygonaceae::Snake Weed, Superba Snakewwed:An improved cultivars of the Snakeweed.:(per-si-KAR-ee-ah)(bis-TOR-ta):
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
:::Click on this section to see gardens that are a mixture of different types of plants.::4.5.5
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
Berberidaceae ::Red Barrenwort:A shaded loving ground cover perennial with red flowers.:(epi-MEE-de-um):
Berberidaceae::Sparkle Barberry:A compact green Barberry with arching horizontal branches.:Ber-ber-is)(thun-Ber-jee-i):
Juncaceae::Big Twister Rush, Big Twister Juncus:A cultivar of the Corkscrew Rush with bigger stems, and twists.:(JUN-kus)(eh-FYOO-sus):
Liliaceae:liliaceae hemerocallis bicolor daylily:Bicolor flowering Daylily:This section contains pictures of Daylily that have bicolor flowers.::7-19-02 4.22.05
Aceraceae::Newton Sentry Maple:An extremely narrow upright Sugar Maple cultivar.:(AY-ser)(sack-AR-rum):
Rosaceae:rosaceae spiraea japonica little princess:Spirea Little Princess:A short, narrow spreading shrub with light pink flowers.::5-23-01, 5-26-01 5.15.05
Pinaceae::Twisted Needle Scots Pine:A narrow upright form of Scots Pine.:(PIE-nus)(sil-VES-tris):
Vitaceae::Woodbine, Grape Woodbine, Virginia Creeper, Thicket Creeper, False Virginia Creeper, Five-leaved ivy, American Ivy, False Grape:A native twinning vine with brilliant red fall foliage. Uses plants and other objects for support:(par-then-oh-SIS-us):
Liliaceae::Pleomele, Malasian Dracaena:A tough easy to grow indoor plant.::4.26.05
Araceae::Black Coral Elephant Ears:Elephant Ears with very dark, glossy, almost black foliage.:(kol-oh-KAY-see-uh)(es-kew-LEN-tuh):
Begoniaceae ::Sparks Will Fly Begonia:A new Begonia cultivar (2013) with orange flowers and ornamental foliage.::
Caprifoliaceae::Farrers Pink Viburnum:A pink flowering cultivar of Farrer's Viburnum.:(vy-BER-num)(FAR-er-eye):
Oxalidaceae::Molten Lava Oxalis:A clover-like plant with bright foliage and yellow flowers.:(oks-AL-iss):
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
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
Papaveraceae::Whirlwind Poppy, Whirl Wind Poppy:A Poppy with orange flowers and 4 dark markings on the petals.:(pa-PA-ver):
Scrophulariaceae::Veronica Trehane:A creeping Veronica with yellow foliage and contrasting blue flowers.:(veh-RON-ih-ka) (prost-RAY-tuh):
Boraginaceae::Tower of Jewels, Pride of Tenerife:A group of very large plants with giant inflorescence of blue flowers.::
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):
Betulaceae ::Purple Weeping Birch:An unnamed cultivar with dark purple leaves of Betula pendula.:(Bet-u-lah)(PEN-due-la):
Asteraceae::Helianthus Soraya, Soraya Sunflower:A multi stemmed Sunflower with orangish flowers.:(hee-lee-AN-thus)(AN-yoo-us):
Pinaceae ::Lace Bark Pine:A pine grown for it's colorful exfoliating, patch work bark.:(PI-nus)(bun-jee-AH-na):
Salicaceae ::Golden Curls Willow:A large shrub to a small tree with twisted stems and leaves.:(SAY-liks)(mat-sue-DAY-na):
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
Lamiaceae::Magic Michael Basil:A compact Basil with highly fragrant leaves.:(OSS-ih-mum)(bass-IL-ee-kum):
Liliaceae:liliaceae hemerocallis orange flowering daylily:Orange flowering Daylily:This section contains pictures of Daylilies with orange flowers.::7-19-02 4.22.05
Araliaceae:araliaceae dizygotheca elegantissima cultivars:False Aralia cultivars:This section contains pictures and descriptions of False Aralia cultivars.::02.22.02 4.9.5
Geraniaceae::Orange flowering Geraniums:Images and information on Geraniums with orange flowers.::
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
Plantaginaceae::Penstemon smallii, Smalls Penstemon:A short lived perennial with orchid to red violet flowers. Good for full sun, drier spots.::
Asteraceae::Cosmos Sonata Series:A 24 inch tall Cosmos with large 3 inch single flowers.::
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
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):
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):
Campanulaceae::Lobelia Fan series:A beautiful vertical plant with blazing red flowers for the moist to wet site.::
Asteraceae:compositae tanacetum vulgare:Tansy:An old fashion garden plant that has escaped into the wild.::4.16.05
Caryophyllaceae::Boreal Chickweed, Snow in he summer, Taurus Chickweed, Mouse Ear Chickweed:Very similar to the more common Snow in the summer (C. tomentosa) except it has larger leaves and forms a small tuft.:(se-RAS-ti-um)(toe-men-TOE-sum):
Cornaceae ::Red Twig Dogwood:Red Twig Dogwood growing in a native site.::7.15.05
Saxifragaceae::Amber Waves Coral Bells:Heuchera Amber Waves forms a rounded clump of ruffled Amber colored leaves:(HEW-ker-ah):
Asteraceae::False mayweed, Scentless chamomile, False Chamimile:A plant with good floral characteristics but has become a noxious weed in many areas.::
Alliaceae::Edible Onions:This section contains some information and images of edible onions.::
Piperaceae::Peperomia Ruby Glow:A beautifully colored plant Peperomia with windowed succulent leaves. Grow slightly dry and in bright light.:(pep-er-ROH-mee-uh)(grav-ee-OH-lens):
Rosaceae::Goldfinger Potentilla:A compact yellow Potentilla cultivar with large flowers.:(po-ten-TIL-a)(fro-ti-KO-sa):
Convolvulaceae::Crimson Rambler Morning Glory:Produces large trumpet shaped crimson flowers.:(eye-po-MEE-ah):
Violaceae::Viola Ultima Morpho, Pansy Ultima Morpho:A Pansy with large blue and Gold flowers. :(VI-oh-la)(wit-rock-i-A-na):
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
Ranunculaceae::Helleborus, Lenten Rose:A very early blooming perennial. In zone #5 as early as mid March.::
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
Ulmaceae::Regal Elm:An hybrid Elm introduced by the the University of Wisconsin with resistance to Dutch Elm disease.:(UL-mus):
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
Plantaginaceae::Rocky Mountain Penstemon, Porch Penstemon:A native hardy, long lived medium tall Penstemon.:(pen-STE-mon):
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):
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
Aristolochiaceae:aristolochiaceae asarum europaeum:European Ginger, European Wild Ginger:An excellent, attractive ground cover for the shaded areas of the garden.::06.22.03 4.9.5
Asteraceae::Porquerolles Artemisia :A feathery silver foliage plant that probably is not very hardy in zone #5.:(ar-te-MIZ-ee-uh):
Fabaceae::Lydia Broom, Lydian Broom, Lydia Woadwaxen:A small shrub with masses of electric yellow flowers. Best grown in full sun, dry gardens.:(je-NIS-tah)(LIE-dee-ah):
Caryophyllaceae ::Sweet Williams:A biennial Dianthus that readily reseeds.:(die-An-thus)(bar-BAY-tus):
Acanthaceae:acanthaceae hypoestes phyllostachia:Freckle-face, Polka Dot Plant:A small plant with very colorful leaf markings. Needs bright light for the best leaf color.::3.23.02
Pinaceae::Blue Birds Nest Spruce:::
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):
Verbenaceae ::Verbena rigida, Coarse Verbena, Sandpaper Verbena:A low growing Verbena producing bright purple or magenta flowers.::
Z Liliaceae::Hosta Pocket Full of Sunshine:::
Asteraceae::Zinnia Crystal series:A very floriferous Mexican type Zinnia an AAS winner.::
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
Ranunculaceae::Peony Rubra Plena, Memorial Day Peony:An heirloom Peony, short compact plant with double red flowers.:(pay-OHN-ee-uh):
Dipsacaceae::Scabiosa Vivid Violet:As the name implies this Scabiosa was bright violet flowers.:(skab-ee-O-sa)(kaw-KA-si-ca):
Fabaceae::Minstead Scotch Broom:A small shrub covered with fuchsia purple flowers.:(SIT-is-us)(sko-PAIR-ee-us):
Asteraceae::Angels Tears Yarrow, Angels Tears Achillea:An Achillea with a plethora of small double white flowers.:(ak-i-LEA)(TAR-mik-ka):
Aceraceae:aceraceae acer saccharum:Sugar Maple, Hard Maple:A very large growing tree with great fall color.::4.7.5
Caryophyllaceae ::Sand Pink, Dianthus arenarius:Forms a mat of grassy foliage with deeply fringed white flowers.:(dye-AN-thus):
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
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):
Taxodiaceae::Maureen Columnar Yew:A slow growing, dwarf columnar Yew.::
Caryophyllaceae ::Bristol Fairy Baby's Breath:A Baby's Breath cultivar with double white flowers.:(gyp-SOFF-ill-un)(pa-nik-ew-LAY-ta):
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Golden Teardrop:A ground hugging Sedum with lime green foliage.:(SEE-dum)(lin-AIR-ee):
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
Cupressaceae::Filiformis Arborvitae:An unusual Arborvitae having thread-like branches.:(Thoo-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis) :
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):
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) :
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):
Fagaceae::Attention English Oak:A narrow upright, tight form of the English Oak.:(KWER-kus):
Rosaceae::Double Play Big Bang Spirea:A "Goldflame" type Spirea with colorful foliage and large pink flowers.:(spy-REE-a)(juh-PON-ih-kuh):
Saxifragaceae::Gloria Purpurea Astillbe:A light purple/rose colored Astilbe.:(ah-STIL-bee):
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):
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
Lythraceae::False Heather, Mexican Heather, Elfin Shrub:A tropical sub-shrub grown as an annual in colder climates. Not a true Heather.::
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
Balsaminaceae::Super Elfin Impatiens:A series of compact Impatiens. A tender perennial grown as an annual.:(im-PAY-shenz)(wal-er-ee-A-na):
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
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
Magnoliaceae::Merrill Magnolia:A medium Magnolia with large white flowers.:(mag-NO-li-ah)(LEEB-ner-eye):
:::This section contains pictures of annuals in plastic pots.:04-16-01(rev):4.5.5
Brassicaceae::Katz Stock, Gilly Flower:An annual plant grown more by cut flower growers than gardeners.:(ma-tee-OH-la)(in-CAN-nuh):
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
Gnetaceae:gnetaceae welwitchia mirabilis:Welwitschia:A very rare and unusual plant. Many are over 100 years old.::4.18.05
Cupressaceae ::Blue Forest Juniper:The branches grow upright resembling a miniature forest.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(sa-BEE-na):01.30.05
Rosaceae::Dwarf Flowering Almound:A small multi stemmed suckering shrub with rosy red flowers in the early spring.:(PRUU-nus)(ten-ELL-uh):
Aceraceae:aceraceae acer spicatum:Mountain Maple:A smaller growing native Maple tree.::
Ericaceae::Ramapo Rhododendron:A small compact Rhododendron with clusters of purple flowers.:(roh-do-DEN-dron):
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):
Amaranthaceae ::Gomphrena QIS series, Globe Amaranth QIS:A taller Globe Amaranth.:(gom-FREE-na)(glo-BO-sa):
Rosaceae::Valiant Callery Pear:A shorter compact version of the Cleveland Callery Pear.:(PIE-rus)(kal-er-EE-aa-na):
Oleaceae::Madame Lemoine Lilac:A white flowering Lilac.:(si-RING-A)(vul-GAR-is):
Solanaceae::Ornamental Pepper Explosive Ember :A shrubby plant with dark purple foliage and loaded with "fire hot" colorful fruit.::11.29.05
Cupressaceae ::Shore Juniper:A low growing spreading Juniper tolerant of sandy soils.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(kon-FER-ta):
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Lidakense:A tough bluish foliage mounding plant with pink flowers.::
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):
Ericaceae::April Mist Rhododendron:A smaller Rhododendron with white lavender tinged flowers. :(roh-do-DEN-dron):
Liliaceae::Hyacinths:Slightly fragrant colorful racemes of flowers.::04.30.06
Fumariaceae ::Ruby Mar Bleeding Heart:An hybrid of the Pacific Bleeding Heart.:(dy-SEN-truh)(for-MOH-suh):
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
Oleaceae::Happy Centennial Forsythia:A bud hardy shorter Forsythia.:(for-SITH-i-a):
Rosaceae::Winnipeg Parks:A very hardy medium sized shrub rose with red to pink flowers.::
Boraginaceae::Comfrey, Dwarf Comfrey:A rhizomatous spreading plant with creamy white to white flowers. WIll naturalize in proper sites.:(SIM-fi-tum)(grand-i-FLO-um):
Saxifragaceae::Astilbe Peach Blossum:A tall Astilbe with salmon pink flowers.:(ah-STIL-bee):
Asteraceae:compositae helianthus grosseserratus:Sawtooth Sunflower:An extremely tall native sunflower.:(HE-li-an-thus):09-24-01 4.16.05
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):
Verbenaceae ::Temari Verbena:A vigoruos mounding trialing Verbena with over 15 differnt colors.:(ver-BEN-ah):
Oleaceae::Catinat Lilac:This Lilac has a single pinkish flower.:(si-RING-A)(vul-GAR-is):
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
Geraniaceae::Meadow Cranesbill, Meadow Geranium:A species form of hardy Geranium that can be a prolific re-seeder.::
Saxifragaceae::Spit Fire Coral Bells, Heuchera Coral Bells:A green foliage Coral Bells producing many small flowers on wiry stems.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Cupressaceae::Holbert Juniper:A bluish colored lower growing spreading Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae pelargonium hortorum variegated geraniums:Variegated Geraniums:A photo album of variegated Geraniums. :: 02.21.03 4.18.05
Magnoliaceae::Royal Star Magnolia:A white Magnolia with many tepals per flower.:(mag-NO-lee-uh)(stell-AY-tuh):
Oleaceae:oleaceae syringia patula miss kim:Miss Kim Lilac:Miss Kim produces an abundance of lilac colored, fragrant flowers. It grows best in full sun and is a medium height by medium spreading plant. Listed as a dwarf but will reach at least 5-6 feet in height and spread.:(si-RING-A)(pa-TU-la):7.7.02 4.30.05
Rosaceae::Meidiland Coral Rose:A busy shrub rose covered with coral to coral pink flowers.::
Malvaceae::Pink Elephant Hibiscus:A winter hardy Hibiscus with huge pink flowers.::
Polemoniaceae::Flame series Garden Phlox:A dwarf compact disease resistance series of hybrid Phlox. Comes in a plethora of colors.:(ploks)(pa-nic-ew-LAH-ta):
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
Alliaceae::Blue Globe Allium:A late blooming Allium with globular blue flowers:(AL-ee-um)(sir-EW-lee-um):
Geraniaceae::Burgundy Pelargonium, Kalwerbossie Geranium:A dramatic combination of the silvery foliage and dark wine red colored flowers.:(pel-r-GO-ni-um):
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):
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):
Aceraceae ::Northwood Maple:A selection of Red Maple.:(AY-ser)(rue-BRUM):11.22.05
Buxaceae::Sheridan Little Leaf Boxwood:A slow growing rounded Boxwood.:(BUK-sus):
Scrophulariaceae::Foxglove Dalmatian series:A biennial that flowers first year from seeds.:(dij-i-TAL-is)(pur-PU-ree-ah):
Violaceae::Pansy Panola series:A multitude of different flower colors are found in this series.:(VI-oh-la)(wit-rock-i-A-na):
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):
Ericaceae::Compact Korean Rhododendron:A free flowering Rhododendron hardy to zone #5.:(roh-doe-DEN-dron):
Liliaceae::Amber Tiara Hosta:A small Hosta with bright golden leaves in the spring time of the year.::
Cyperaceae::Creeping Variegated Broad Leaf Sedge:A slowly spreading variegated Sedge from underground stems.:(KAIR-ex)(sih-der-OH-stih-kah):
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
Rosaceae::Autumn Blaze Pear:A cold hardy Bradford Pear cultivar.:(PIE-rus)(kal-er-EE-aa-na):
Ranunculaceae::Clematis:Clematis are very versatile garden vines with a wide range of colors, flower sizes and season of bloom.:(KLEM-uh-tiss) :
Fabaceae::Lead Plant, Prairie Shoestring, False Indigo:A native North American Prairie plant.: :6.17.05
Amarylidaceae:amarylidaceae narcissus division 13:Species and wild forms of Daffodils:This group includes all of the species and wild forms of Daffodils that are being used in ornamental gardens.::03.08.03 5.8.5
Liliaceae::Hosta, Funkia, Plantain Lily:Hosta are the denizens of the shade. Enter into this section to get the general information for the Hosta genus.::4.22.05
Pinaceae:pinaceae pinus strobus pendula:Weeping White Pine:A loose weeping form of the White Pine.:(PIE-nus)(STROH-bus):5.6.05
Asteraceae::English Daisy:A short lived perennial that provides color in the spring garden.:(BEL-is)(per-EN-is):7.02.05
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
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):
Polemoniaceae::Charles Curtis Garden Phlox:An older Phlox cultivar being used in gardens for over 70 years.:(floks)(pa-nic-ew-LAH-ta):
Asteraceae::Zinnia Envy:An unique colored Zinnia with lime green to green colored flowers:(zin-EE-a)(EL-e-genz):
Liliaceae::Tete A Tete Tulip:A little red double flowering species Tulip.::
Rosaceae::Purple Fruited Chokeberry, Purple Chokeberry, Barrenberry:A shrub with characteristics intermediate to Black Chokeberry and Red Chokeberry.:(ar-ROH-nee-uh) :
Pinaceae::Dwarf Serbian Spruce:A slow growing Dwarf Conifer.::5.1.05
Aceraceae::Tsuma-gaki Japanese Maple:A small tree with yellowish green leaves edged with red.:(AYE-ser)(pal-MA-tum):
Lamiaceae::Salvia Cardonna:A taller hardy Salvia.:(SAL-vee-a):
Cupressaceae ::Kallay's Compact Juniper:A flat top Pfister type Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):01.30.06
Hydrangeaceae ::Kyushu Hydrangea:An upright selection with lustrous green foliage.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
Lamiaceae::Golden Oregano:A gold leaf form of Oregano.:(oh-RIG-a-num)(vul-GA-re):
Saxifragaceae::Spring Sensation Deutzia:A medium sized shrub that produces clusters of white flowers.:(DUUT-si-a)(GRAS-l-lis):
Geraniaceae::Scented Geranium Charity:A scented Geranium with maple leaf shaped leaves with yellow centers.:(pel-ar-GO-ni-um):
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
Pinaceae ::Pinus Hornibrookiana:A slow growing compact, globose Austrian Pine cultivar.:(PY-nus)(NY-grah):
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):
Aceraceae::Autumn Moon Japanese Maple:Leaf color depends on if was grown in the full sun or shade.:(shir-ah-sa-WAN-um):
Crassulaceae::Sedum Mr Goodbud:An upright late blooming Sedum with dark purple-pink flowers on stout purple-red stems.::
Amaranthaceae::Hot Biscuit Amaranth:This tall Amaranthus produces large plumes of cinnamon-orange flowers.:(am-uh-RANTH-us)(kroo-EN-tus):
Z Liliaceae::Hosta Jade Cascade:::
Liliaceae::Hosta ventricosa, Ovate-leaves Hosta, Murasaki Giboshi:Having dark green leaves and one of the darkest purple flowers makes this one of my favorite green-leaves Hosta.::
Rosaceae::Quince, Golden Apple Tree, Fruiting Quince Tree, Common Quince:A small wide spreading tree that produces an edible fruit.:(sigh-DOH-nee-uh)(ob-LON-guh):
Saxifragaceae::Astilboides:The large leaves adds a tropical look to the not so tropical cooler climate gardens::
Crassulaceae::Pink Frills Echeveria:Pink Frills forms a rosette of bluish succulent leaves with a pink tinge.:(ech-e-VER-i-a):
Fabaceae::Royal White Redbud:Reported to be one of the best white blooming Redbud.:(SER-cis)(kan-a-DEN-sis):
Z Liliaceae::Hosta Loyalist:::
Poaceae::Northern Lights Tufted Hairgrass:A variegated form of Hair Grass.:(deh-SHAMP-see-ah)(ses-pih-TOH-sah):
:::Gardens with Daffodils::
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
Poaceae::Wrights Dropseed, Big Sacaton, Sacaton:A tall, heat and drought tolerant grass.:(spoor-OB-oh-lus)(RITE-ee-eye):
Fabaceae::Popsicle Lupine:A very desirable, compact series of Lupine. Can be somewhat picky about their growing site. In the proper areas they are easy to grow otherwise not.:(luu-PIE-nus):
Begoniaceae::Begonia Palomar Prince:A rhizomatous Begonia with dark green, deeply cut leaves. Can be used in hanging baskets.::
::Garden with annuals:Images of annual gardens.::
Lamiaceae::Salvia May Night:A truly spectacular and hardy perennial Salvia.:(SAL-vee-a) :01.23.96
Oxalidaceae:oxalidaceae oxalis regnellii propagation series:Oxalis:This section contains pictures of propagating Oxalis by dividing the bulbs.::5.1.05
Celastraceae:celastraceae euonymus alatus:Burning Bush, Winged Burning Bush:A tall, wide spreading shrub grown mainly for its vivid red fall color.:(you-ON-i-mus)(a-LA-tus):4.5.5
Ranunculaceae::Delphinium nudicaule, Canyon Larkspur, Red Larkspur, Orange Larkspur, Canyon Delphinium:A small species Delphinium with orange red flowers.:(del-FIN-ee-um):
Rosaceae::Purple Flowering Raspberry, Thimbleberry:A shrubby wild flower with large rose-purple flowers and edible fruit.::
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::Cosmic Series:A free flowering Cosmos with double Yellow, Orange, Red and Gold flowers.:{KOZ-mos)(sul-fer-EE-us):
Fagaceae::Weeping European Beech:A Weeping purple leaf Beech:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
Rosaceae::Nordic Carpet Cotoneaster:A low growing shrub with glossy green leaves and white flowers.:(ko-tone-EE-aster)(DAM-eri):
Malvaceae::Sweet Caroline Hardy Hibiscus:A newer hardy Hibiscus cultivar with bright pink flowers.::
Fabaceae::Lena Scotch Broom:A compact Scotch Broom with red/yellow flowers.:(SIT-TI-us):
Primulaceae::Sunset Shades Primula:A cultivar of the Cowslip Primrose with shades of reds. Red is not a natural color of this plant.::
Primulaceae::Gold Leaf Lysimachia:A trailing ground cover type plant with yellow foliage.::
Saxifragaceae::Heuchera Miracle, Miracle Coralbells:A plant that I have heard described as "the Heuchera with Coleus colors".:(HEW-ker-ah):
Lamiaceae::Cinnamon Basil, Mexican Spice Basil:A basil with cinnamon scented leaves.::
Asteraceae:asteraceae rudbeckia hirta cultivars:Rudbeckia Iris Eyes:A short lived perennial usually used as an annual in zone #5. Golden yellow flowers with a green center cone.:(rud-BEK-ee-a):07.25.03
Asteraceae ::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.::
Pinaceae:pinaceae pinus strobus radiata:Radiata White PIne:A dwarf compact globose White Pine.:(PIE-nus)(STROH-bus):02.15.03 5.6.05
Ranunculaceae::Hype Hall Clematis:A Clematis with white colored flowers.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
Asteraceae::French Vanilla Marigold:Listed as a "White Marigold" which is partially true. Starts white to vanilla white fading to yellow.:(ta-GEE-tees):
Scrophulariaceae ::Veronica Eveline:A medium tall Veronica with dense racemes of purplish red flowers.:(ve-RON-i-ka):
Geraniaceae::Ballerina Geranium:A low growing spreading Geranium with dark veined purplish pink flowers.:(jer-AE-nee-um)(sin-NEE-ree-um):
Ranunculaceae::Spring Magic Columbines:A series of shorter Columbine for the front of a garden.:(ack-wi-LEE-gee-a):
Ranunculaceae::Lemon Queen Trollius:A early spring blooming plant with globular lemon yellow flowers:(TROL-i-us)(kul-TOR-um):12.10
Poaceae:poaceae helictotrichon sempervirens:Blue Oats Grass:A clump forming grass with glaucous blue foliage.:(hel-lik-toh-TRY-kon):5.7.05
Rosaceae::Golden Guinea Kerria:A cultivar of Kerria with larger flowers.:(KER-i-ah)(ja-PON-i-Ka):
Caryophyllaceae ::Dynasty series:Lightly scented carnation like blooms.:(die-AN-thus)(bar-BAY-tus):
Plantaginaceae::Penstemon Rondo:A hybrid seed strain with a variety of colors.:(pen-STE-mon):
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):
Brassicaceae::Toscano Kale, Italian Kale:A tall Kale with bumpy blueish leaves.::
Lamiaceae::Golden Delicious Salvia:A yellow foliage Salvia with red flowers.::
Ranunculaceae:ranunculaceae aquilegia vulgaris heidi:Columbine Heidi, Aquilegia Heidi:An outstanding Columbine with pink blossums.:(ack-wi-LEE-gee-a):5.12.05
Fagaceae::Red Obelisk European Beech:A narrow upright red leaf beech.:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
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Geraniaceae ::Geranium Victor Reiter Jr:A hardy Geranium with foliage changing from purple to purple flushed green.:(jer-AY-nee-um)(pray-TEN-see):
Brassicaceae ::Autumn Snow Candytuft:A cultivar that flowers heavy in the spring and some in the fall.:(eye-BEER-is) (sem-per-VY-renz):
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
Cactaceae::Twin-spined cactus:A spherical cylindrical cactus that freely offsets forming a cushion.:(mam-mil-AR-ee-uh):
Phormiaceae ::Wings of Gold Phormium:An Yucca-like plant with green leaves having a yellow variegation.::
Pinaceae::Picea glauca compacta:A compact Blue Spruce with bright blue foliage:(PI-see-AH)(glaw-cah):
Aceraceae::Korean Maple, Purplebloom maple:A small hardy Maple tree with brilliant fall foliage.:(A-sir):
Lamiaceae::Catmint:A naturalized wildflower.::
Polemoniaceae::Sun Kissed Prairie Phlox:A cultivar of the native Prairie Phlox with pink flowers and pointed yellow edged foliage.::
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
Lamiaceae::Golden Anniversary Lamium:A colorful Lamium reported to be an improved Anne Greenway.:(lay-MEE-um)(mak-ew-LAH-tum):
Phormiaceae ::Dusty Chief Phormium:An Yucca-like plant with burgundy colored foliage.::
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):
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
Saxifragaceae::Georgia Peach Coral Bells:A vigorous Coral Bell with foliage changing from peachy to rosey as the year progresses.:(HEW-ker-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.::
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
Caryophyllaceae::Dianthus Parfait series:A striking cold tolerant plant when in bloom.:(dye-AN-thus)(chi-NEN-sis):11.11.05
Araceae:araceae spathiphyllum walisii:Peace Lily,. White Flag, White Sails, Spath FLower:A very easy to grow long lived foliage plant that thrives in the lower light areas of the house. One of the best plants for producing ornamental flowers in the lower light.:(spath-i-FILE-um):rev. 01.28.03 4.9.6
Caprifoliaceae::Shasta Viburnum:An improved wide spreading Doublefile Viburnum.:(vy-BER-num)(pli-KA-tum):
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):
Lamiaceae ::Salvia Marble Arch Rose:A Salvia grown more for the colorful bracts than the small flowers.:(sal-VI-a)(ver-IH-dis):
Liliaceae::Risky Business Hosta:Vigorous Hosta with a white center on the leaves that lasts throughout the growing season.::
Asclepiadaceae::Hello Yellow Butterfly Weed:A yellow cultivated variety of the native brilliant orange Butterfly weed:(as-KLEE-pi-as)(tuu-be-ROW-sa):
Plumbaginaceae::Cottontail Sea Thrift:A Sea Thrift with globes of white flowers.:(ar-MEER-i-ah):
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
Poaceae::Quack Grass, Smooth Quack Grass:An annual grass that can become a major problem in lawns.::
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
Liliaceae::Sea onion, Climbing onion, Zulo potato:A weird but lovable highly succulent plant. The stem is a bulb from which a long twinning flowering stalk grows.::5.2.05
Cupressaceae::Cristata Arento-variegated Arborvitae:A smaller Arborvitae having dark green with creamy yellow tips foliage.:(Thoo-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):
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):
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):
Caprifoliaceae::Common Snowberry:A native tough shrub with limited ornamental value except it's white fruit.:(sim-fo-ri-KAR-pos)(Al-bus):
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):
Lamiaceae::Creeping Thyme, Miniature Thyme:A low growing ground cover good for full sun dry sites in rock gardens.:(TY-mus)(pray-koks):
Commelinaceae::Red Hill Zebrina:A tumbling plant that produces a plethora of flowers packed around the terminal tips of the branches.::
Liliaceae ::Hosta El Nino:A Tardiana Hosta with blue leaves and a thin white margin.::
Lamiaceae::Salvia Weuwe, Balkan Clarey:A hardy perennial Salvia with spikes of purple flowers.:(SAL-vee-a):
Myricaceae::Northern Bayberry, Candleberry:A hardy shrub with waxy seeds and aromatic foliage.:(mi-RI-ca)(pen-sil-VA-ni-ka):
Aceraceae::Red Sunset Maple:One of the best and dependable of the red to red orange fall color Maples.:{AY-ser)(ROO-brum):12/10
Liliaceae: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
Papaveraceae::Spring Fever Iceland Poppy series:A series of Iceland Poppy that forms multiple groups of flowering.:(pa-PA-ver)(noo-dih-KA-lee):
Pteridaceae::Maidenhair Fern, Northern Maidenhair Fern, Five-FIngered Fern:A spreading fern producing delicate fronds. ::02.03.06
Ranunculaceae::Clematis viticella group, Virginas Bower:A group of Clematis with bell shaped nodding flowers that are hardy and easy to grow.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
Ranunculaceae:::::
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
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
Lamiaceae ::Ajuga Metallica, Bronze Giant Ajuga:An Ajuga having tight crisp, crinkled, bronze-purple foliage.:(a-JOO-guh)(REP-tans):
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
Liliaceae::Henry's Lily:A tall Trumpet Lily with orange flowers having maroon spots.::
Marantaceae::Triostar Stromanthe:A multicolored evergreen tropical foliage plant.:(stroh-MAN-thee)(san-GWIN-ee-a) :
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
Asteraceae::Sundance Bicolor Gaillardia, Sundance Bicolor Blanket Flower:An annual Gaillardia with bicolor domed flowers.:(gah-LARD-ee-uh)(pul-KEL-ah):
Fagaceae::Dawyck European Beech:A tall upright cultivar of the European Beech:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
Poaceae::Finger Grass, Feather Finger Grass:The inflorescence of this grass looks like fingers and fluffs up as it matures.:(KLOR-is)(GAH-tah):
Ranunculaceae::Mrs Cholmondeley:A heirloom Clematis cultivated since the 1800's. Has large single lavender flowers.:(KLEM-uh-tiss)(chumly):
Polemoniaceae::Phlox Becky Towe:A Garden Phlox with gold variegated folaige.::
Ranunculaceae::Red Bane Berry:A woodland plant producing clusters of bright red poisonous berries.::
Campanulaceae ::Campanula latifolia var macrantha:A tall variety of the species C. latifolia with larger flowers.:(kam-PAN-u-la)(lah-ti-FO-lee-a):
Ranunculaceae::False rue anemone:A native wild flower found growing in moist woods and forests.::
Cactaceae::Uebelmannia:A solitary Cactus with blue-gray skin.:(yoo-bel-MAHN-ee-uh)(pek-tin-EE-fer-uh):
Scrophulariaceae:scrophulriaceae sutera:Bacopa:A free flowering plant that does good in baskets and pots. Combines well with other plants.::06.16.03 6.24.05
Lamiaceae::Salvia Van Houttei:A large tender perennial Salvia.:(sal-VEE-a):
:lights::This section contains pictures of different types of lights used in the landscape.::4.5.5
Cactaceae ::Green Pumpkin Cactus, Blue Cactus:An easy to grow Cactus with blueish green stems and yellow flowers.::
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):
Liliaceae::Little Business Daylily:A diploid, semi-evergreen re-blooming small red Daylily.:(hem-er-o-kal-lis):
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):
Lamiaceae::Silver Edge Lavender, Walberton's Silver Edge, Walvera:A lavender cultivar with a variegated leaf.:(lav-AN-dew-lah):
Asteraceae::Coreopsis Roulette:An easy to grow annual with mahogany red flowers accented by a second row of golden petals.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Sauraceae::Houttuynia Chameleon, Lizard Plant, Tri Color:An aggressive ground cover that grows in moist to wet sites.:(hoo-TIE-nee-a):08.26.05
Rosaceae ::Physocarpus Summer Wine, Summer Wine Ninebark:A smaller but not tiny version of Physocarpus Diabolo.:(fi-so-KAR-pus)(op-u-li-FO-li-us):
Lamiaceae ::Lavender Melissa:A different cultivar in which the white flowers turn to pink.:(lav-AN-dew-lah) (an-gus-tee-FOH-lee-uh):
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):
Butomaceae::Flowering Rush:A pretty plant but invasive plant found growing in water and wet areas.::
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
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
Polemoniaceae::Prairie Phlox, Downy Phlox:A spring blooming native Phlox.::
Cornaceae ::Variegated Redtwig Dogwood Summer Dreams:A variegated dogwood selection with clean foliage and compact form.:(KOR-nus)(AL-ba):
Apiaceae::Sapphire Blue Sea Holly:One of best Sea Holly with large steely-blue flowers.:(e-RIN-ji-um):
Asteraceae::Deam's Coneflower:A free flowering Rudbeckia.:(rud-BEK-ee-a):
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):
Poaceae::Pygmy Bamboo:A dwarf green Bamboo.:(plee-o-blast-us)(pig-MAY-us) :
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):
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
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.::
Asteraceae::Durango Marigold:A series of French Dwarf Marigold:(ta-GEE-tees):
Lamiaceae::Red Nancy Lamium:A Lamium similar to White Nancy except Red Nancy has dark rosy pink flowers.:(lay-MEE-um)(mak-ew-LAH-tum):
Salicaceae ::Silky White Willow:::
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
Fabaceae::Golden Template Woadwaxen:A good low growing plant for poor and dry soils.:(je-NIS-ta):
Crassulaceae::Variegated Cub's Paw:The variegated cousin of Cubs Paw.:(kot-EE-lee-don):5.15.05
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
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
Liliaceae:liliaceae hemerocallis stella d' oro:Daylily Stella D' Oro:This was the first of the "repeat bloom" Daylily's to be developed. Extremely popular by both landscapers and home owners.:(hem-er-o-kal-lis):4.22.05
Rosaceae::Funny Face Rose:A shrub Rose from the Easy Elegance series. Pink white blend flowers.::
Liliaceae::Daylily with distinct throat or eye markings:This section contains pictures of the Daylilies with flowers having with distinct throat or eye markings.::
Ficoidaceae::Fenestraria, Baby Toes:A small highly succulent plant with window tipped leaves.:(fen-es-TRAY-ree-uh):
Crassulaceae::Voodoo Sedum, (Sedum spurius Voodoo):A low growing, creeping Sedum with red flowers and dark red to red tinged foliage.::
Lamiaceae::Summer Sunshine Teucrium:A shrubby perennial with yellow spring foliage fading to chartreuse in the summer::
Ranunculaceae::Clematis evergreen group:This group of Clematis has evergreen and semi-evergreen foliage.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
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):
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
Violaceae::Labrador Viola, Alpine Violet, Dog Violet:A wild flower Viola with new foliage being purple and fading to green.:(vi-O-la):
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
Rosaceae::Katheryn Dykes Potentilla:A Potentilla with light lemon yellow flowers and a lighter green foliage.:(poh-ten-TILL-uh)(froo-ti-KOH-suh) :
Amarylidaceae:amarylidaceae narcissus division 05:Triandrus Daffodils:The Triandrus Daffodils have 2-3 fragrant, pendulous flowers per stem.::03.08.03 5.8.5
Magnoliaceae::Magnolia Ricki:A hybrid Magnolia from "Eight Little Girl" series. A small slow growing Magnolia with purple red flowers.:(mag-NO-li-ah):
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):
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
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:
Asteraceae::WIld Quinine, American Feverfew, Eastern Feverfew, Eastern Parthenium:A native Prairie plant.::
Saxifragaceae::Astilbe Queen Alexander:A medium Astilbe with deep pink flowers.:(ah-STIL-bee):
Hippocastanaceae::Yellow Buckeye, Sweet Buckeye, Big Buckeye:A large ornamental tree.::
Rosaceae::Abbotswood Potentilla:One of the better white flowering Potentilla.:(po-ten-TIL-a)(fro-ti-KO-sa):
Rosaceae::Theresa Bugent Rugosa Rose:A large heirloom hybrid Rugosa Rose still popular today. Needs space to stretch. Good for naturalistic plantings.:(tear-EES)(boo-nay):
Lamiaceae::Little Spire Russian Sage:A compact cultivar of the larger Russian Sage.:(per-OFF-skee-uh):
Ginkgoaceae::Pendulous Ginkgo, Pendula Ginkgo:A pendulous form of the Ginkgo. Branches grow horizontal than weep.:(GINGK-go)(bi-LO-baa):
Dipsacaceae::Issac House Scabiosa:An heirloom Scabiosa.:(skab-ee-OH-suh):
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
Bromeliaceae:bromeliaceae ananas comosus:Pineapple Plant:An easy to grow plant that can make a good conservation piece. Easy to root from the top of a pineapple purchased at the grocery store.::
Asteraceae ::Red Top Ageratum:A taller Ageratum with reddish purple flowers.:(a-jer-A-tum)(hew-so-nee-AH-num):
Ericaceae::Olga Mezitt Rhododendron:A very florific flowering small to medium sized Rhododendron.::
Fabaceae::Red Feather:One of the more ornamental clovers with large puffy heads of red-purple flowers.:(try-FOH-lee-um)(ROO-benz):
Crassulaceae::Reflexed Stonecrop, Blue Stonecrop, Jenny's Stonecrop:A low growing Sedum tolerant of poor sites. Has blue spruce-like foliage and yellow flowers.::
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
Rosaceae:rosaceae cotoneaster lucidus:Hedge Cotoneaster, Peking Cotoneaster:A tough parking lot plant.:(ko-tone-EE-aster):5.14.05
Apiaceae::Great Angelica:A large native plant found growing in moist areas.::5.16.05
Geraniaceae ::Geranium Painters Palette:This hardy Geranium has an array of different colored flowers.:(jer-AY-nee-um)(pray-TEN-see):
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):
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):
Fagaceae :::::
Pinaceae::Golden Springs Spruce:A dwarf Blue Spruce with new growth being yellow.::
Asteraceae:asteraceae helianthus tuberosum:Jerusalem Artichoke, Sunchoke, Earth Apple, Topinambour:An ornamental tall growing plant that produces edible tuberous roots.::4.9.5
Rosaceae::Mountain Frost Ussurian Pear:A narrow upright growing Ussurian Pear.:(PIE-rus)(uu-sor-ee-En-sis):
Begoniaceae ::Rieger Begonias, Winter Flowering Begonias:A Begonia used as an annual or grown indoors as a flowering plant.:(be-GON-yuh) :
: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::Jens Munk Rose:A vigorous medium growing shrub rose with pink flowers. Part of the Explorer series of Roses.::
:wicker::::
Plumbaginaceae::Ballerina Sea Thrift:A series of free flowering Armeria.:(ar-MEER-i-ah):
Asteraceae:asteraceae solidago rugosa fireworks:Fireworks Goldenrod:A late blooming cultivar of the native Goldenrod.:(so-li-DAH-go):3.8.02 4.11.5
Asteraceae::Burgundy Fireworks Coneflower:A different shape to the flower of this Coneflower. The petals (ray flowers) are rolled in the shape of a quill.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
Rosaceae ::Sargent Crab:A low growing wide spreading Flowering Crab with white flowers.::02.10.05
Geraniaceae::Lady Plymouth Scented Geranium:A rose scented Geranium with deeply cut, white edged gray leaves.:(pe-lar-GO-nee-um)(grav-ee-OH-lens):04.14.06
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
Onagraceae::Biennial Bee-Blossom, Biennial Gaura:A tall lanky biennial wild flower with flowers borne on flimsily wands.::
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::Red Rooster Carex:An upright arching Carex with rusty copper bronze red foliage.:(KAIR-ex)(boo-kah-NAN-ee-eye):
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) :
Hydrangeaceae::Mockorange, Virginalis Mockorange:An easy to grow shrub with white flowers:(fil-ah-DEL-fus)(vir-jin-AH-liss):
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):
Ericaceae::Rhododendron Elegans, English Rhododendron:An old proven Rhododendron cultivar.:(roh-do-DEN-dron):
Asteraceae::Coreopsis Walter:A clump forming Coreopsis with golden yellow flowers having a reddish brown center ring.::
Saxifragaceae:saxifragaceae bergenia cordifolia:Bergenia, Pig Squeak:A coarse looking very tough perennial for the partial shaded areas of the garden.:(ber-GEN-i-a)(kor-di-FOL-i-a):6.1.05, 11.19.05
Asteraceae::Sienna Sunset Coreopsis:A thread leaf Coreopsis cultivar with a new color.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
:::A member of the Kingdom Protista and subkingdom Myxomycetes. A creeping mass of clear plasmodium that flows over damp debris and eat microscopic organisms such as bacteria and fungal spores and hyphae. Many times found growing on wood mulches that are used in landscaping. Not a Fungus but many times associated with this Kingdom. Usually not noticed until they produce their colorful fruiting bodies. Has picked up the nick name "Dog Vomit Fungus".::
Rosaceae::Scarlet Leader Cotoneaster, Scarlet Leader Willowleaf Cotoneaster:A low ground hugging shrub, developing purple red fall foliage.:(ko-tone-EE-aster)(sal-is-i-Fo-li-us):
Araceae::Bismark Nobel Palm:A monotypic Palm native to Madagascar.:(biz-MARK-ee-uh)(NO-bill-iss):
Iridaceae::Tall Bearded Iris:Tall Bearded Iris are the Queens of the Iris world reaching up to 24 inches in height.::
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
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):
Taxodiaceae::Emerald Peak Yew:A pyramidal Yew with good resistance to winter burn.:(TAX-us):
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
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::Old Gold Juniper:A Juniper cultivar with golden yellow foliage color especially in the fall.:(ju-NIP-er-us):
Crassulaceae::Sedum Sunsparkler Cherry Tart:Part of the SUnsparkler series of Sedum. Great contrast between the foliage and the flowers.::
Pinaceae::Bakeri Spruce:A dwarf Colorado Blue Spruce.::
Rosaceae::Carefree Wonder Shrub Rose:A vigorous very disease resistant pink flowering shrub rose.::
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):
Verbenaceae::Hoary Vervain:A native wild flower that is suitable for the perennial garden.::
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):
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
Apocynaceae::Seaford Skies Amsonia:A cultivar of the Arkansas Amsonia.:(am-SO-nee-ah)(hew-BRIK-tee-eye):
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):
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):
Aceraceae:aceraceae acer saccharinum:Silver Maple:This section contains pictures of Silver Maple in the landscape. ::12.29.03 4.7.5
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
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
: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
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
Acanthaceae::Crossandra Topic Flame, Firecracker Flower Tropic Flame:A tropical shrub with bright orange flowers.::
Asteraceae::Hinomaru Cosmos:A large Cosmos with bi color pin white flowers.:(KOZ-mos):
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):
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):
Lauraceae::Spice Bush:A native small tree or shrub found growing in shaded moist sites.:(lin-DER-ah)(BEN-zoh-in):
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
Cyperaceae ::Grays Sedge, Morning Star Sedge:A good plant for moist areas.:(KAIR-ex)(GRAY-eye):
Ranunculaceae::Radar Love Clematis:A Clematis with lantern shaped yellow flowers.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
Oleaceae:oleaceae forsythia:Forsythia:This section will have some general shots of unknown cultivars. :(for-SITH-i-a):4.30.05
Caprifoliaceae::Snowball Viburnum, European Snowball Viburnum, Guelder Rose:A heirloom Viburnum known for its large snowball-like flowers. Still very popular and people snatch them up from the garden centers when they are in bloom.:(vy-BURN-um):
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.::
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
Hydrangeaceae::Woodlander Hydrangea:A medium growing Hydrangea with blue flowers if given the proper soil acidity.:(hi-DRAN-gee-ah)(ser-RA-tah):
Asteraceae::Mexican Hat, Upright Prairie Coneflower, Long-headed Coneflower, Thimble flower:An interesting native plant with a large terminal cone of disk flowers. :(ruh-TIB-ih-duh) (kol-um-NEE-fer-uh):
Asteraceae ::Calico Aster, Starved Aster, One sided aster:A compact Aster laterfolius with purple to coppery foliage.:(as-TER)(lat-er-i-FLO-rus):
Pinaceae:pinaceae larix kaempferi pendula:Pendula Japanese Larch:A weeping form of the Japanese Larch.:(LAR-iks)(KEM-fer-eye):5.3.05
Scrophulariaceae::Snow Queen Cape Fuchsia,:A perennial in zone 7, used as an annual in colder gardens. I have seen fabulous plants of Snow Queen in zone #5 gardens used as annuals.:(fye-geal-EE-us):
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):
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
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
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
Aizoaceae::Fire Spinner Ice Plant:A good plant for the hot dry area of the yard.:(del-oh-SPUR-muh):
Poaceae::Little Blue Stem The Blues:A Little Blue stem cultivar. Rich moist soils cause rapid growth and the clumps tend to flop.:(skits-ah-KEER-ee-um)(skoh-PAIR-ee-um) :
Rosaceae::Red Spire Callery Pear:A pyramidal form of the Bradford Pear.:(PIE-rus)(kal-er-EE-aa-na):
Piperaceae::Variegated Pixie Peperomia:A variegated form of the all green Peperomia orba:(pep-er-ROH-mee-uh) :
Liliaceae ::Hosta clausa, Hosta Tsubomi Giboshi:A spreading Hosta with green spear shaped leaves and a plethora of purple closed flower.::
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):
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
Lamiaceae::Six Hills Giant Catmint:A large Catmint with violet blue flowers.:(NE-peh-tah):
Lamiaceae ::Mother of Thyme, Creeping Thyme, Wild Thyme:One of the more common and readily available Thyme.:(THY-mus)(ser-FIL-lum):
Cupressaceae::Wansdyke Silver Arborvitae:An Arborvitae cultivar with cream variegation.:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):
Bromeliaceae::Variegated Pineapple:A very popular variegated variety of the Pineapple plant.:(uh-NAN-us)(ko-MO-sus):4.12.5
Solanaceae:solanaceae solanum dulcamara:Nighshade, Bittersweet, Bittersweet Nightshade, Bitter Nightshade, Blue Bindweed, Amara Dulcis, Climbing Nightshade, Fellenwort, Felonwood, Poisonberry:A weak vine having purple flowers with a yellow center. The leaves and fruit are toxic.::02.24.02 6.25.05
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
Liliaceae::Hosta Cherry Berry:A small to medium Hosta noted for it's red petioles and bright red flower scapes.::
Ranunculaceae::Pagoda Columbine series:A series of compact Columbine.:(ack-wi-LEE-gee-a):
Cornaceae::Prairie Fire Dogwood:This Dogwood has yellow foliage and colored stems.:(KOR-nus)(AL-ba):
Brassicaceae::Golden Ball Alyssum:A compact form of the perennial Alyssum.:(ow-RIN-ee-ah):
Liliaceae::Daylily Chicago Apache:A strong growing red daylily with good substance.:(hem-er-o-kal-lis):4.22.05
Lamiaceae::Hobbit's Foot Silver Sage:A cultivar of the Silver Sage with large fuzzy grayish leaves.:(SAL-vee-uh)(ar-JEN-tee-uh):1.11
Acanthaceae::Zebra Plant:The common names comes from the white venation.::
Asteraceae::Prairie Thistle, Field Thistle, Pasteur Thistle:A native biennial thistle that can reach up to 7 plus feet tall.::
Liliaceae::Dividing Hosta:Enter this section for information on dividing Hosta.::4.24.05
Acanthaceae:acanthaceae fittonia verschaffectii red veined:Red Veined Nerve Plant, Painted Net Leaf:A red leaf variety of the nerve plant. :(fit-TOH-neeuh):
Malvaceae::Mallow, French Hollyhock :A short lived annual or perennial that will refill your garden with many volunteer plants.::
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):
Oleaceae::Leopold Lilac:A pale pink Lilac.:(si-RING-A)(vul-GAR-is):
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
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
Geraniaceae::Blushing Turtle Geranium:A mounding Geranium sanguineum with pink flowers and darker veins. :(jer-AY-nee-um)(san-GWIN-ee-um):
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
Labiatae ::Petite Delight Monarda:A short Monarda with pink flowers.:(mo-NAR-da):
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
Ranunculaceae::Common Globe Flower:A early spring blooming plant with globular yellow flowers. :(TROL-i-us)(you-RO-pay-us):
Brassicaceae::Pixie Cream Rock Cress:A Rock Cress with creamy yellow flowers.::
Crassulaceae::Sedum Adolphii, Golden Sedum:A trailing plant or ground cover that needs maximum sunlight to bring out the foliage color.::
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):
Caprifoliaceae::Wavecrest Viburnum, Wavecrest Sieboldi Viburnum:A large growing Viburnum with red spring foliage and white flowers followed by red berries.:(vy-BER-num):
Asteraceae::Dreamtime Yellow Jumbo, Paper Daisy:Strawflowers are one of the easiest flowers to dry. ::
Fabaceae::Joys Pride Red Bud:A Redbud selected for its egg plant colored fruit.:(SER-cis)(kan-a-DEN-sis):
Asteraceae::Centaurea Gold Bullion :A gold foliage variety of the old standard Mountain Bluet.:(sen-tah-REE-ah)(mon-TA-na):
Asteraceae::Azure series:A series of Fleabane with semi-double flowers:(e-RIJ-er-on):
Balsaminaceae::Jungle Gold Impatiens:A tropical looking yellow flowering Impatiens.::
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
Acanthaceae::Wavy Yellow:A nice fast growing vine or cascading plant for container gardening.::
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
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
Pinaceae::Minuta Dwarf White Pine:A dwarf mounding form of White Pine.::
Ranunculaceae::Anemone Robustissima:A fall blooming Anemone with mauve-pink flowers.:(a-NEM-oh-nee)(vit-a-FOL-ee-ah):
Rosaceae::Newport Plum:A medium size tree and one of the hardiest of all purple plums.::
Cyperaceae::Rosey Sedge, Golden Star Sedge, Curly-styled Wood Sedge:A native sedge with ornamental seed pods.:(KAIR-ex):
Asteraceae::Italian White Sunflower:A Sunflower with smaller cream to white flowers.:(HE-li-an-thus)(AN-u-us):
Aceraceae::Paper Bark Maple:A small tree with smooth peeling cinnamon colored bark.:(AY-ser)(GRISS-ee-um):
Asteraceae:compositae ambrosia artemisifolia:Ragweed, Common Ragweed:This plant produces light wind blown pollen that causes hay fever.::4.15.05
Primulaceae::Anagallis Wild Cat Blue:A cultivar of the wild Blue Pimpernel with gorgeous true blue flowers.:(a-NA-ga-lis):
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
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
Berberidaceae ::Marshall Red Barberry, Marshall Upright Barberry:An upright red leaf Barberry:(Ber-ber-is)(thun-Ber-jee-a):
Pinaceae ::Boesger Pyramidal Silver Fir:A narrow pyramidal form with deep green foliage.::
Liliaceae ::Dracaena Lemon Lime:A Dracaena Warneckie cultivar with a lemon yellow edge.::02.01.05
Campanulaceae ::Birch Hybrid Campanula:A vigorous grower forming spreading mats. Good for walls and crevices. :(kam-PAN-yew-la):
Boraginaceae::English Honeywort:The leaves, flowers and bracts are all of ornamental value.:(ser-IN-thee):
Violaceae::Painted Porcelain Viola::(vi-O-la):
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):
Asteraceae ::Giant Daisy, High Daisy, Hungarian Daisy:A very tall bush-like daisy::
Lamiaceae::Greek Jerusalem Sage, Sticky Jerusalem Sage:A large perennial with yellow flowers.:(FLO-mis)(ru-SEL-i-aa-na) :
Alliaceae:liliaceae allium aflatunense purple sensation:Purple Sensation Allium:A tall, late blooming spring bulb. The flowers last over an extended period of time.::4.22.05
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):
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
Aristolochiaceae::Manchurian Pipe Vine:An interesting woody vine with insect capturing flowers shaped like a Dutchman's Pipe.::
Asteraceae::Shasta Daisy Brightside:Reported to be a more compact plant as compared to Shasta Daisy Becky.:(lew-KANTH-ih-mum)(soo-PER-bum):
Aceraceae::Columnar Freeman Maple:A columnar form of the Freeman Maple.::
Araliaceae::Russian Ivy:An evergreen woody vine growing similar to the more common English Ivy.:(HED-er-uh):
Malvaceae::Bali Rose of Sharon:A good medium size late blooming shrub.:(hi-BIS-kus)(seer-ee-AK-us):
Cruciferae:cruciferae caradmine bulbosa:Spring Cress, Bulbous Cress:A 6"-18" wild flower found blooming in shaded moist areas.::5.21.02
Urticaceae::Clearweed, Canadian Clearweed, Coolwort, Richweed :A weed that can become problematic when it builds up a seed bank in the soil.::
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):
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):
Ranunculaceae::White Common Monkshood:A white blooming form of the Common Monkshood.:(ak-CO-nie-tum)(na-PEL-lus):
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
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.::
Scrophulariaceae:: Very Van Gogh Veronica, Very Van Gogh Speedwell:A long blooming Veronica with rosy purple flowers.:(ve-RON-i-ka):
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):
Plantaginaceae::Carillo Red Penstemon:A seed grown red flowering Penstemon. A Fleuroselect winner.:(pen-STE-mon):
Ranunculaceae:ranunculaceae anemone quinquefolia:Wood Anemone, Mayflower:A low growing wildflower with white flowers in the spring.:(a-NEM-o-nee):5.10.05
Liliaceae: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.::
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):
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
Caryophyllaceae::Crimsonia, Dianthus Crimsonia:A hardy Dianthus with frilled red flowers.:(dy-AN-thus):
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
Ranunculaceae::Royal Aspiration Delphium:::
Asteraceae::Cup Plant:This section contains pictures of the Cup Plant used in gardens as a very tall perennial.:(SIL-phee-um):
Oleaceae::Marc Micheli Lilac:A Lilac with double pinkish flowers.:(si-RING-A)(vul-GAR-is):
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
Ranunculaceae::Aquilegia Origami. Columbine Origami:A free flowering Columbine with flowers 2-3 inch flowers.:(ack-wi-LEE-gee-a):
Scrophulariaceae::Bocopa Big Falls series:A series of Bocopa with large flowers and good branching habits. Will bloom throughout the entire summer.:(SOO-ter-uh):
Malvaceae::Midnight Marvel Hardy Hibiscus:A hardy Hibiscus with larger deep red flowers. Be patient in the spring they are slow to start growing.::
Solanaceae ::Lime Green Nicotiana:A Nicotiana with lime green tubular flowers.:(nih-ko-shee-AH-nuh)(SAN-der-ay):
Euphorbiaceae::Ascot Rainbow Euphorbia:A hybrid Euphorbia with colorful leaves and bracts.:(yoo-FOR-bee-uh):
Scrophulariaceae::Angelonia Angel Mist Series, Angelonia Angel Mist, Summer Snapdragon:A very florific, compact series of Summer Snapdragon. A tender perennial grown as an annual:(an-ge-low-nee-a)(an-gus-tee-FOH-lee-uh):09.08.05
Fabaceae::Morello Cherry Lupine:A tall Lupine with deep cherry flowers. :(luu-PIE-nus)(re-GAY-liss) :
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):
Liliaceae::Praying Hands Hosta:Forms a tight upright plant with curled leaves that look like praying hands.::
Fagaceae::Golden Weeping European Beech:A yellow, weeping form of the European Beech.:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
Aceraceae::Brandywine Maple:A Red Maple cultivar with a more consistent fall color.:(A-sir):
:fences::A odds and ends collection of different ways fences can be used to landscape the yard.::4.5.5
Caprifoliaceae ::Emerald Triumph Viburnum:A hybrid compact Viburnum.:(vy-BER-num):
Cupressaceae::Sawara Falsecypress:A Chamaecyparis with pendulous new branches.:(kamma-SIP-eris)(pie-sif-er-ah):
Solanaceae::Avalanch Petunia series:A series of Petunias with 8 different colors.::
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):
Oleaceae::Wedgwood Blue Lilac:A single flower Lilac with bluish flowers.:(si-RING-gah)(vul-GAIR-iss):Oleaceae
Liliaceae ::Lily of the Valley:An aggressive ground cover for the semi-shaded moist areas.:(kon-val-AIR-ia):6.9.05
Asteraceae::Zinnia Bonita Yellow:A Zinnia producing small flower of soft gold.::
Loganiaceae::Dark Knight Butterfly Bush:A Butterfly Bush with very dark purple flowers:(bud-LEE-a)(day-VID-ee-a):
Boraginaceae::Simply Scentsational Heliotrope:A Heliotrope with lavender flowers and yellow throats.:(hee-li-oo-TROP-i-um)(ar-bo-RES-enz):
Rosaceae::Sorbaria fallax:Sorbaronia fallax (Rosaceae) is an intergeneric hybrid seedling found in Connecticut.::
Saxifragaceae::Cinnamon Curls Coral Bells, Dolce Cinnamon Curls Coral Bells:A Coral Bell with dissected ruffled edge cinnamon colored foliage.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Asteraceae::Pretty Belinda Yarrow:An Achillea with pink and lavender flowers.:(ak-i-LEE-ah)(mil-lee-FO-le-um):
Rosaceae::Ron Mcbeth Potentilla:An improved version of the older Miss Willmot Potentilla. Has carmine red flowers on sprawling stems.:(ne-pa-LEN-sis):
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):
Rosaceae:rosaceae aruncus dioicus kneiffi:Goat's Beard:A much shorter version of the Goat's Beard making it better for smaller areas. Produces the typical plume-like, creamy white panicles.:(a-RUN-kus):7-12-01, 01-15-02 5.14.05
Z Liliaceae::Hosta Wolverine:::
Brassicaceae:brassicaceae barbarea vulgaris:Winter Cress, Yellow Rocket:The bright yellow flowers of this early blooming plant are very noticeable in the early spring landscape. It is a short lived perennial or biennial and is found growing just about anywhere.::5.25.02, 6.22.02 4.12.5
Asteraceae::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):
Ranunculaceae::Winter Aconite:An early spring blooming bulb. It has yellow flowers and will push through the snow to bloom.::
Brassicaceae::Apricot Twister Wall Flower:A Wallflower with apricot to orange colored flowers. A good companion for Pansies.:(e-RIH-sih-mum):
Asteraceae::Star Frost Echinops:A silvery-white form of Globe Thistle.::
Hydrangeaceae::Hydrangea Pink Diamond:An improved cultivar of the PG Hydrangea.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
Araceae::Blue Hawaii Elephant Ears:Elephant Ears with purple veins and dark petioles.:(kol-oh-KAY-see-uh)(es-kew-LEN-tuh):
Calycanthaceae::Sweetbush, Caroline Allspice:A large shrub with unusual flowers.::
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):
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
Boraginaceae::Wisley Blue Comfrey, Creeping Comfrey, Ornamental Comfrey.:A Comfrey cultivar with nice blue tubular flowers:(SIM-fi-tum)(grand-i-FLO-um):
Pinaceae::Lanhams Beehive Spruce:A multi-stemmed evergreen dwarf conifer.::
Magnoliaceae::Lennei Magnolia:A Saucer Magnolia hybrid with dark purple tepals and white centers.:(mag-NO-li-ah) (suu-lan-gee-A-na):
:walls rock walls::This section contains pictures and descriptions of different ways rocks can be used to build walls.::4.5.5
Asteraceae::White Wood Aster:A white woodland Aster.::syn. Eurybia divaricata
Scrophulariaceae::Solstice series of Snapdragons:A mid sized Snapdragon coming in a wide range of colors.:(an-tih-RI-num)(MAY-jus):
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):
Cactaceae::Purple Prickly Pear:An interesting blue to purple colored pads.:(oh-PUN-shee-uh):4.12.05
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
Pinaceae::The Blues Colorado Blue Spruce:A sturdy weeping Colorado Blue Spruce.:(PIE-see-a)(PUN-genz):
Scrophulariaceae::Golden Pearls Bocopa:A golden/yellow foliage version of Bocopa.:(SOO-ter-uh):
Scrophulariaceae::Black Prince Snapdragon:A Snapdragon with deep crimson flowers.:(an-tih-RI-num)(MAY-jus):
Violaceae::Birdfoot Violet:A short lived perennial wild flower that can readily reseed.:(vi-O-la):
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):
Hydrangeaceae::Vanilla Strawberry Hydrangea:Changes from white to strawberry pink as the summer progresses.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
Lamiaceae::Basil Garden Leader Rascal::(OSS-ih-mum)(bass-IL-ee-kum:
Loganiaceae::White Profusion Buddleia, White Profusion Butterfly Bush:A white blooming Butterfly Bush. Can become a large shrub in warmer climates but in zone #5 they tend to winter kill back to the ground keeping them much smaller. :(bud-LEE-a)(day-VID-ee-a):
Asteraceae::Garnet Coreopsis:Bright garnet color flowers on a compact plant. Part of the Jewel series of Coreopsis from Terra Nova Nursery.::
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
Asteraceae::Hot Papaya Cone Flower, Echinacea Hot Papaya:The first double orange red Cone Flower.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
Poaceae ::Variegated Maiden Grass:A large Miscanthus with white striped leaves.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis) :
Grossulariaceae::Schroeders Alpine Current:A compact disease resistant Alpine Current.:(RI-bez)(al-PIE-num):
Z Liliaceae::Hosta Vulcan:::
Rosaceae::Autumn cherry, Rose bud cherry, Tibetan cherry:::
Fagaceae::Spaeth Purple Beech, Spath Purple Beech:A smaller more compact purple leaf Beech.:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
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):
Caprifoliaceae::Harvest Gold Viburnum, Park Harvest Viburnum:A Viburnum with yellow foliage in the spring.:(vy-BER-num):
Polemoniaceae::Phlox 21st Century series:A new improvement on the annual Phlox (Phlox drummondii)::
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
Euphorbiaceae:euphorbiaceae euphorbia supina:Prostrate Spurge:A mat forming weed that bleeds a white sap when broken.::05.17.05
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):
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
Papilionaceae::Babtisia Carolina Moonlight:A vigorous, easy to grow long lived perennial.:(bap-TIS-ee-uh):
Euphorbiaceae:euphorbiaceae euphorbia:Euphorbia:This is a tall shrubby type of Euphorbia with very sharp, short, dark brown spines. When I purchased it, it was incorrectly labeled Euphorbia grandicornis. At this time I don't know the exact species.::03.15.02 5.17.05
Lamiaceae::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):
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):
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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):
Campanulaceae::Golden Torch Lobelia, Golden Torch Cardinal Flower:A red Lobelia with yellow foliage.::
Ranunculaceae::Clematis Arabella:A Clematis with mauve colored flowers fading to blue. Belongs to the herbaceous/integrifolia group.:(KLEM-uh-tiss) :
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
Caprifoliaceae::Cayuga Viburnum:A medium shrub with an abundance of white flowers in the spring.:(vy-BER-num)(kar-LEE-see-eye):
Verbenaceae ::Santos Verbena:Upright plant with rigid heads of purple flowers.:(ver-BEE-nah):
Cyperaceae::Carex Amazon Mist:Forms an arching tussock with two tone foliage.:(KAIR-ex)(KOH-manz):
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
Campanulaceae::Lobelia Monet Moment:A medium to tall vertical plant that enjoys moist soil.:(low-BEE-lee-a):
Cactaceae::Plains Prickly Pear, Twist Spine Prickly Pear:A Cactus that is hardy to zone #5. :(oh-PUN-shee-uh):
Ranunculaceae::Yellow Anemone, Yellow Wood Anemone, Buttercup Anemone:An ephemeral woodland plant flowering in the spring. If it likes the site will spread and form small colonies.:(a-NEM-oh-nee):
Boraginaceae::Trevi Fountain Pulmonaria:A Pulmonaria with superb spotted foliage an cobalt blue flowers.::
Rosaceae::Double Pink Knockout Rose:A pink version of the extremely popular Knockout Rose::
Poaceae::Striped Giant Reed Grass:A large plant with variegated leaves.:(a-RUN-doh)(DON-aks):
Rosaceae::Ranch Columnar Sargent Cherry:An upright columnar flowering Cherry.:(PRU-nus)(sar-jen-TEE-i):
Rosaceae::Persian Rose Double form:A wild species rose with pure yellow flowers. This is a double form of the species.::
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
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
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
Apiaceae::Big Blue Sea Holly:A larger plant with iridescent blue flowers and blue stems.:(e-RIN-ji-um) :
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
Umbelliferae:umbelliferae eryngium yuccifolium:Rattlesnake Master:A native prairie plant that produces unique flower structures. A very interesting addition to any garden.::7.03.05
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta patriot:Hosta Patriot:A very popular medium Hosta. The leaves are dark green in the center with a wide white margin. One of the best white variegated Hosta available.::4.26.05
Asteraceae:compositae zinnia angustiolia photo ablum:Zinnia Phoenix:::
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
Ericaceae::Rhododendron Helsinki University Jubilee:A Finish Hybrid Rhododendron. A cultivar of Helsinki University.:(row-do-DEN-dron):
Bignoniaceae:bignoniacea catalpa speciosa:Catalpa, Northern Catalpa, Indian Bean Tree:A large growing tree with a great floral display in June.::4.11.05
Asteraceae::Aster Kickin Pink Chiffon:This improved Aster gets covered with daisy-like flowers in the fall.::
Amaranthaceae ::Celosia Fresh Look:An improved series of Celosia with better humidity tolerance and packed with flowers.:(sel-OH-see-ah):
Acanthaceae::Red Pseuderanthemumn, Purple False Eranthemum :A tall purple foliage plant.:(soo-de-AN-tha-mum)(at-ro-per-PER-ee-um):
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
Hydrangeaceae::Fire and Ice Hydrangea, Hydrangea Wim's Red:A Hydrangea paniculata type with flower inflorescence that can change to a deep burgundy color.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
Z Liliaceae::Frosted Dimples Hosta:::
Aceraceae ::Cutleaf Maple, Cutleaf Silver Maple:A selection of the Silver Maple with deeply cut lobes.::
Pinaceae:pinaceae pinus nigra:Austrian Pine:One of the better pines for the landscape.:(PY-nus)(NY-grah):5.6.05
Onagraceae ::Fireworks Oenothera, Fireworks Sundrops:A fast spreading plant with red buds followed by bright yellow flowers and red fall rosettes.:(ee-no-THE-ra)(fru-Ti-cosa):
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):
Betulaceae::Heartleaf Hornbeam, Bigleaf Hornbeam:A smaller tree that can be used in woodland gardens.:(kar-PI-nus):
Urticaceae::Satin Pellionia:A plant with colorful leaves and creeping stems. Likes warmer temperatures and higher humidity::01.29.05
Amaranthaceae::Purple Knight:A vigorus upright, spreading purple leaf foliage plant.:(al-ter-NAN-the-ra)(den-TA-ta):4.8.5
Saxifragaceae::Running Tapestry Foam Flower:A good ground cover for the shaded moist garden.::
Primulaceae::Primula Blaue Auslese:A cultivar of the Drumstick Primula:(PRIM-eu-la)(den-tik-ew LAH-ta):
Taxodiaceae ::Kelseyi Yew, Berrybush Yew:A female yew with dark green needles:(TAKS-us):
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):
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
Rosaceae::Purple Pavement Rose, Rotesmeer Rose:A very hardy rugosa rose with recurring purple flowers.:(ROE-sah)(roo-GO-sah):
Ranunculaceae:ranunculaceae anemone sylvestris:Snowdrop Anemone:A pretty spring blooming perennial, producing lots of white flowers. If it likes the site it can rapidly colonize the area.:(a-NEM-o-nee):12.29.03 5.11.05
Rosaceae::Cherry Plum, Myrobalan Plum :An unnamed cultivar of P. cerasifera (Cherry Plum) with pinkish white flowers and burgundy leaves.::
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
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
Cyperaceae::Appalachia Sedge:A fine textured, clump forming native Sedge.:(KAIR-ex):
Fabaceae::All Gold Scotch Broom:A Scotch Broom loaded with yellow pea-like flowers.:(SIT-is-us):
Labiatae::Grand Mum Monarda, Grand Mum Bee Balm:A compact pink flowering Monarda.:(mo-NAR-da):
Ranunculaceae::Peony Bartzella:A beautiful yellow Peony that is an intergeneric cross.::
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
Asteraceae::Heavens Gate Coreopsis, Pink Coreopsis, Pink Tickseed:Heavens Gate is a pink flowering Coreopsis.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Salicaceae::Geyers Willow, Silver Willow:A small Willow for a full sun wet to moist site.:(SAY-lik):
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
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
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
Dipsacaceae::Crimson Pin Cushion Knautia:Produces small pin cushion like flowers on wiry stems.:(NOT-ee-uh):
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):
:edging brick::This sections shows how brick can be used to edge an area in the landscape.::4.5.5
Asteraceae ::Woodland Sunflower, Pale Woodland Sunflower:A tall sunflower found growing in edges of woodlands and woodland openings.:(HE-li-an-thus):
Caryophyllaceae::Diabunda series:A series of compact growing Dianthus with an array of colors.:(die-AN-thus)(bar-BAY-tus):
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
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):
Verbenaceae::Bright Eyes Verbena, Lanai Bright Eye Verbena:A trailing Verbena with bright pink flowers having a dark pink eye.:(ver-BEE-na):
Caryophyllaceae::Green Ball Dianthus:The flower looks like a ball of green moss. :(die-AN-thus)(bar-BAY-tus):
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):
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
Hippocastanaceae:hippocastanaceae aesculus parviflora:Bottlebrush Buckeye:A wide spreading suckering shrub covered with white bottlebrush like flowers in July.::
Lamiaceae::Mint Thyme:A low growing creeping Thyme.:(TY-muss):
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
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
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
Berberidaceae::Neosulphureum Epimedeium, Neosulphureum Barronwort:A rather rare cultivar similar to the more popular Epimedium Sulphureum. :(epi-MEE-dee-um):
Cycadaceae:::::5.17.05
: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
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.::
Liliaceae::Pineaplle Upside Down Cake:A fast growing Hosta with changing leaf color.::
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):
Asclepiadaceae:asclepiadaceae asclepias verticillata:Whorled Milkweed:An interesting member of the Milkweed genus. Has thin linear leaves and small greenish-white flowers.::
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::Vilmorin Potentilla:A Potentilla with creamy white flowers:(po-ten-TIL-a)(fro-ti-KO-sa):
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):
Magnoliaceae::Magnolia Randy:A hybrid Magnolia from "Eight Little Girl" series. Has red-purple flowers.:(mag-NO-li-ah):
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.::
Caprifoliaceae ::Northern Burgundy Viburnum:A Arrowwood Viburnum selection with burgundy fall color.:(vy-BER-num)(den-TAH-tum):
Fabaceae::Edo Shibori Bush Clover:A woody plant that dies back to the ground in zones 5-6(7). Treated as a woody shrub in warmer regions and a herbaceous perennial in the colder regions.:(les-pe-DE-za)(thun-BER-je-i):
Scrophulariaceae::Safari Pink Nemesia:A vertical Nemesia with pink flowers.:(ne-MEE-see-uh):
Agavaceae::Nevada Agave:A smaller slow growing native Agave.:(a-GAH-vee):
Cannaceae::Tropical Sunrise Canna:A Canna with pink to apricot salmon colored flowers. In zone #5 grown as a tender perennial.:(KAN-uh) :
Rosaceae::Snow Wreath, Alabama Snow Wreath:A novelty shrub with arching branches and white flowers.:(nev-IU-si-a)(al-a-bame-EN-sis):
Onagraceae::Autumnale Fushcia:A spreading Fuchsia grown mostly for the color of its foliage:(FEW-she-uh):
Rosaceae::Lowfast Cotoneaster, Lowfast Bearberry Cotoneaster:A low growing Cotoneaster with stiff horizontal branches. Good form creeping over rocks and tumbling down garden areas.:(ko-tone-EE-aster)(DAM-eri):
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
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):
Polemoniaceae::Morris Bead Smooth Phlox:A compact cultivar of the native Smooth Phlox. This Phlox tolerates moister conditions. Blooms in the early spring.:(floks):
Cactaceae::Brittle Cactus, Fragile Prickly Pear:A winter hardy cactus.:(oh-PUN-shee-uh):
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):
Rosaceae ::Potentilla Veitchi:A yellow flowering Potentilla:(po-ten-TIL-a)(fro-ti-KO-sa):
Fumariaceae ::Zestfull Bleeding Heart:Ferny lacy foliage topped with light pink flowers.::
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
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
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
Geraniaceae::Geranium John Elsley:A cultivar of the common Bloody Cranesbill.:(jer-AY-nee-um)(san-GWIN-ee-um) :
Liliaceae::Lily turf:A clump forming grass-like perennial.:(LEER-ri-oo-pa):
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
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):
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
Plantaginaceae::Tubular Bells Penstemon:One of the larger flowering of the Penstemon genus.:(pen-STE-mon):
Poaceae::Calamagrostis Over Dam:An ornamental grass with variegate foliage.::
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta anne arrett:Hosta Anne Arrett:A yellow leaf Hosta with a thin white margin. ::4.22.05
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):
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
Asteraceae::Red Leaf forms of Lettuce:This section covers Lettuce with red leaves.::
Fabaceae::Columbus Strain Red Bud:A cold hardy strain of Red Bud originating from seed collected in Wisconsin.::
Liliaceae::Pleomele Song of India:A variegated form of the all green Pleomele.::02.31.05
Saxifragaceae::Fingerleaf Rodgersia:Large plants for the shaded moist areas of the garden.:(rod-JERZ-ee-ah)(ees-skew-li-FO-lee-ah):
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
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):
Tiliaceae::Pendent Silver Linden, Weeping Silver Lime, Weeping Silver lindene:A Silver Basswood cultivar with graceful pendent branches.:(TIL-ee-ah):
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
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
Liliaceae::Ground Sulfur Hosta:A fast growing dwarf Hosta with pointed golden yellow leaves.::
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):
Pinaceae::Sesters Dwarf Blue Spruce:A dwarf slow growing Blue Spruce with shiny blue needles.::
Rosaceae::Barren Strawberry:A ground cover perennial with yellow flowers. Looks like wild strawberry plants.:(wald-STINE-i-a):
Berberidaceae ::Helmond Pillar Barberry:A red foliage columnar Barberry. One of the few columnar Barberry available.:(Ber-ber-is)(thun-Ber-jee-a):
Hydrangeaceae:hydrangeaceae hydrangea panculata tree pg hyrangea:PG Hydrangea, Pee Gee Hydrangea, Panicle Hydrangea:An older cultivar of H. paniculata hard to find in the nurseries and garden centers. Has been superseded by many newer cultivars.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):11.25.03 4.19.05
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):
Lamiaceae ::Plectranthus Marginatus:An upright Swedish Ivy with green variegated leaves.:(plek-RAN-thus)(FOR ster ii):02.16.06
Asteraceae::False Goldenrod, Heart-leaf Goldenrod, Autumn Goldenrod:Very similar to the other Goldenrods except for some botanical differences.::
Pinaceae::Blue Nest Spruce:A dwarf slow growing Black Spruce with bluish foliage.:(PY-see-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
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):
Valerianaceae::Garden Heliotrope, Common Valerian, All-heal:A tall plant that has been popular over the years as a medicinal herb.:(va-le-ree-AH-na)(oh-FISH-i-nah-lis):
Asteraceae::Dahlia Dahlietta:A dwarf compact series of Dahlia.::
Rosaceae ::Snowmound Spirea:A nice compact mounding shrub with arching branches loaded with bunches of white flowers.:(spy-REE-ah)(nip-PON-i-ca):
Oleaceae::Emile Lemoine Lilac:A Lilac with bluish lavender flowers.:(si-RING-gah)(vul-GAIR-iss):
Z Liliaceae::Hosta Rainbow End:::
Cornaceae::Madison Strain Black Gum:A strain of Black Gum developed from seeds collected in Madison, Wisconsin.::
Asteraceae ::Red Ribbed Chicory:An ornamental edible plant.::
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):
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
Asteraceae ::Blue Horizon Ageratum:A larger Ageratum with blue to purplish blue flowers.:(a-jer-A-tum)(hew-so-nee-AH-num):
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):
Ficoidaceae::Tiger Jaws:An easy to grow highly succulent plant with leaves resembling Tiger jaws.:(fow-KAR-ee-uh)(tig-REE-nuh):
Vitaceae::Silver Vein Creeper, Chinese Virginia Creeper:A restrained Virgina Creeper with ornamental foliage.:(par-then-oh-SIS-us)(hen-ree-ay-na):
Cupressaceae::Gold Lace Juniper:A medium up right spreading Juniper with gold colored foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-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):
Cupressaceae::Iowa Juniper:An upright Juniper with bluish green foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
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):
Euphorbiaceae::Caper Spurge, Mole Plant, Gopher Purge:An annual Euphorbia reported to repel moles, voles and gophers. :(yew-FOR-bee-ah)(LA-thih-ris):
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 Susan:A hybrid Magnolia from "Eight Little Girl" series. Has red-purple flowers.:(mag-NO-li-ah):05.24.06
Asteraceae::Blue Boy Batchlers Button:An old fashion Cottage garden plant with blue double flower.:(sen-TOR-ree-ah):
Liliaceae:liliaceae tulipa lily flowering:Lily Flowering Tulips:Lily-flowering Tulips produce single flowers with long reflexed petals and is a late bloomer. There is a limited amount of varieties in this division.::03.21.03, 4.12.05
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):
Gesneriaceae:gesneriaceae saintpaulia ionatha hybrids:African Violet:African Violets are one of the easiest to grow and most popular of the flowering indoor plants. There are hundreds if not thousands of cultivars to choose from.::4.18.05
Rosaceae::Variegated Kerria:A slow growing, variegated form of the Japanese Kerria.:(KER-i-ah)(ja-PON-i-Ka):
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):
Asteraceae::Leaf Lettuce:Grown as a early season salad crop all over the world. Best grown early in the cool temperatures.::
Asteraceae:asteraceae artemesia schmidtianna nana:Silver Mound, Silver Mound Artemisia:Grown for it's silver feathery foliage. Prefers the hot, dry, poor soil areas. :(ar-te-MIZ-ee-uh):4.9.5
Rosaceae ::Canadian Burnet:A vigorous tall perennial with white flowers.:(san-gwi-SOR-ba)(kan-a-DEN-sis):
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
Ericaceae::Northern Lights Rhododendron:A cultivar of the Northern Lights series with ::
Asteraceae::Rudbeckia Cherokee Sunset:One of the longest blooming of the Rudbeckia hirta hybrids.:(rud-BEK-ee-a):
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):
Asteraceae:asteraceae cynara cardunculus:Cardoon, Perennial Cardon:A large thistle-like plant that is grown as an ornamental or an vegetable.::4.8.5
Campanulaceae ::Campanula Caroline:A medium growing perennial with showy clusters of shell pink to lavender flowers.:(kam-PAN-u-la)(GLOM-er-ah-ta):
Z Liliaceae::Hosta Popcorn:::
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.::
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
Betulaceae::Red Majestic European Filbert:A red leaf form of Harry Lauders Walking Stick.:(KOR-ih-lus)(av-el-AY-nuh):
Rosaceae::Belle Poitevine Rugosa Rose:A large and shrubby growing Rugosa Rose.::
Rosaceae::Sugar Tyme Flowering Crab:A white flowering Crab tree.::
Aquifoliacea::Winterberry::(EYE-leks):
Cactaceae:cactaceae mammilaria melanocentra::A solitary Cactus with bright pink flowers.::4.12.5
Asteraceae:asteraceae dahlia:Dahlia:This section contains information on how to dig and store Dahlia's tuberous roots.::4.8.5
Poaceae::Miscanthus Graziella:A large hardy grass with the inflorescence (flowers) opening high above the foliage.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
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
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
Ginkgoaceae::Mayfield Gingko:A narrow upright Ginkgo.:(GINGK-go)(bi-LO-baa):
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):
Magnoliaceae::Star Magnolia cultivar:An unamed cultivar of the Star Magnolia.:(mag-NO-lee-uh)(stell-AY-tuh):
Fagaceae ::Pin Oak, Swamp Oak:A faster growing Oak strongly pyramidal at youth.::
Cupressaceae ::Tiny Tim Arborvitae:A slow growing dwarf globe Arborvitae.:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-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):
Juncaceae::Blue Dart Juncus, Blue Dart Rush:A good vertical accent plant with stiff, upright bluish foliage.::
Rosaceae::Stephanandra Crispa, Cutleaf Stephandra:A smaller lower growing cultivar of the species plant :(stef-a-NAN-dra)(in-SI-za):03,30.06
Bromeliaceae::Nidularium rutilans var. rosulatum:Forms a rosette of dark green leaves with the inflorescence in the center.::
Saxifragaceae::Bergenia Photo Album:A photo album of different cultivars of Bergenia.::04.30.05
Cupressaceae::Elegantissima Arborvitae:A narrow pyramidal Arborvitae.::
Phormiaceae::New Zeeland Flax:A tropical perennial resembling a Yucca filamentosa.::
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
Ulmaceae::Hallelujah Elm:A fast growing hardy cultivar of the Chinese Elm with excellent mottling bark color.:(UL-mus)(par-vi-FO-li-ah):
Convallariaceae::Hairy Toad Lily:A good perennial for the semi shade area of the garden.:(tri-SER-tis)(HER-ta):
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):
Pinaceae::Blue Fastigiate Scotch Pine, Fastigiate Scotch Pine:A dense multi-stemmed Scotch Pine, with a narrow upright growth habit.::
Araliaceae::Hardy English Ivy :A woody evergreen vine or ground cover. Has escaped and become an invasive weed.::
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
Liliaceae::Ed Murray Daylily:A florific plant with black red flowers. :(hem-er-o-kal-lis):
Buxaceae::Mt. Bruno Boxwood:An extra hardy small Boxwood.::
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Begoniaceae ::Begonia Orange Rubra:A floriferous bloomer, Angel Wing (cane) type Begonia with orange pendulous flowers.::
Aceraceae::Hedge Maple:::
Asteraceae::English Daisy Bellisima series:A series of English Daisy. Although perennial are often treated as an annual or biennial.:(BEL-is)(per-EN-is):
Asteraceae ::Blackeyed Susan:A common Blackeyed Susan wild flower found in most areas of the United States.:(rud-BEK-i-ah)(HER-tah):
Cyperaceae ::Leather Leaf Sedge:A clump forming bronze colored sedge. Grown as an annual in zone #5.:(KAIR-ex)(boo-kah-NAN-ee-eye):
Cyperaceae ::Frosted Curls Sedge:A weeping Sedge with two toned foliage.:(KAIR-ex)(KOH-manz):
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):
Lamiaceae::Coleus Kong:A great Coleus with large colorful leaves.:(sol-en-oh-STEM-on)(skew-tell-ar-ee-OH-ih-deez):
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
Araceae:araceae syngonium podophylum emerald gem:Emerald Gem:This very easy to grow plant is a climbing vine in its natural habitat. There are many cultivars with different leaf colors and shapes.:(sin-GO-nee-um)(po-do-FI-lum):4.9.5. 01.29.06
Asteraceae :::::
Asteraceae::Sombrero series:A series of Coneflowers with vibrant flower colors.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
Lamiaceae::Salvia Artic Blaze Series:A series of Salvia that are hardy to zone #6.:(SAL-vee-a):
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
Asteraceae::Jethro Tull Coreopsis:A very florific Coreopis. The golden yellow to orange flowers have fluted petals.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
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):
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
Pinaceae::Teeny Mugo Pine:A dwarf slow growing Mugo Pine.::
Berberidaceae:berberidaceae podophytum pelatum:May Apple:A native wildflower that can form large colonies. Found in woodland conditions.::4.11.05
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
Fagaceae::Rohanii Beech, Purple Leaf Oak Beech, :A vigorous growing cultivar of the European Beech:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
Hydrangeaceae ::Bella Anna Hydrangea:A red blooming Annabella Hydrangea.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(ar-bo-RES-enz):
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):
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):
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):
Geraniaceae::Mourning Widows Cranesbill, Geranium Samobor:Dark brownish-purple flowers and dark leaf markings makes this an interesting Geranium.::
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.::
Rosaceae::Edgewood Pear:A nice medium ornamental tree with white flowers in the spring.::
Poaceae::Japanese Striped Corn:A Corn cultivar with colored striped foliage. The variety I observed was a solid purple color.:(ZEE-uh)(maze):
Scrophulariaceae::Gentian Veronica, Gentian Speedwell:A Veronica with blue to white flowers on spike-like racemes.:(ve-RON-i-ca)(gen-tee-a-NOI-deez):
Liliaceae::Brother Stephan Hosta:A medium to large Hosta with a gold center and irregular green edge.:4-9:
Caprifoliaceae::Red Wing Viburnum:A selection of Arrowwood Viburnum for its new leaves having a reddish tint.:(vy-BER-num):
Malvaceae::White Musk Mallow:A white flowering form of the Musk Mallow that has naturalized in the northeastern United States.:(MAL-va):
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
Pinaceae::Thume Blue Spruce:A dwarf Blue Spruce with powder blue needles.:(PIE-see-a)(PUN-genz)(Thuem):
Liliaceae::White Flowering Grape Hyacinth:A white flowering form of the more common blue Grape Hyacinth::
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
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):
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):
Solanaceae::Baby Bella Nicotiana: A well branched Nicotiana, loaded with red flowers.:(nih-ko-shee-AN-nuh)(SAN-der-ay):
Asteraceae::Milkshake Coneflower:A double white coneflower.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
Asteraceae::Classic Fantastic Cornflower, Classic Magic Cornflower, Classic Romantic Cornflower:An heirloom group of Cornflowers.:(sen-TAR-ee-uh):
Lamiaceae::Mint Leaf Swedish Ivy:A Swedish Ivy with cascading stems that is commonly used in combination with annuals, in patio pots, window boxes and hanging baskets. Also an easy to grow plant for the bright to moderate lit areas of the interior of buildings.::
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
Saxifragaceae::Frosted Violet Heuchera, Frosted Violet Coral Bells:A vigorous purple leaf Heuchera.:(HEW-ker-ah):
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
Aceraceae::Girard's Hybrid Paperbark Maple:A hybrid of the Paper Bark Maple.:(AYE-cer)(GRIS-ee-um):11.22.05
Ranunculaceae ::Meadow Rue:A very ornamental medium to tall, medium spreading perennial with airy purple flowers and stems.:(tha-LICK-trum)(a-kwi-LEEG-i-fo-lee-um):11.09.05
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
Piperaceae::Parallel Peperomia:An easy to grow pendant type of Peperomia with striped foliage.:(pep-er-ROH-mee-uh) :06.10.06
Saxifragaceae:saxifragaceae astillbe:Astilbe:A group of plants if grown in an area to their liking will produce colorful plumes of flowers. The main factors to get maximum performance are: proper soil moisture, division and fertilizing::6.1.05
Hydrangeaceae::Blizzard Lewis Mockorange, Blizzard Mockorange:A hardy compact Mockorange. ::
Rosaceae ::William Baffin Rose:A very tough hardy modern shrub Rose with pink flowers.::
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
Cupressaceae::Fairview Juniper:A fast growing upright Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
Pinaceae ::Abies chensiensis ernesti:::
Geraniaceae ::Geranium New Hampshire Purple:A sanguineum cultivar with deep magenta flowers.:(jer-AY-nee-um)(san-GWIN-ee-um):
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):
:combinations annuals:Annual Combinations:This section contains a hodgepodge of pictures showing different annuals growing together::4.5.5
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):
Liliaceae::Tulips:Fall planted bulbs that ushers in the spring.::
Ericaceae::Mandarin Lights Rhododendron:A cultivar of the Northern Lights series with bright, deep orange flowers.:(roo-do-DEN-dron):
Lamiaceae::East Freisland Salvia:A truly spectacular and hardy perennial Salvia with spikes of purple flowers.:(SAL-vie-a):
Berberidaceae:berberidaceae mahonia aquifolium:Oregon Grape Holly, Mahonia Flame:A small broad leaf evergreen shrub with glossy dark green leaves and yellow flowers. Needs a sheltered site to survive in zone #5.:(ma-HO-nee-uh)(a-kwee-FOH-lee-um):4.11.05
Asteraceae::Flame Thrower Coneflower:A Coneflower hybrid with bicolored flame orange flowers.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah):
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::
Onagraceae::Gaura Pink Cloud:Medium perennial producing masses of small pink flowers on whimsy stems.:(GAW-ra)(lind-HAY-mer-eye):
Polemoniaceae::Bright Eyes Garden Phlox:A medium Garden Phlox with light pink flowers with red eyes.:(floks)(pa-nic-ew-LAH-ta):
Poaceae ::Prairie Sky Switch Grass:A selection of Switch Grass with blue foliage.:(PAN-ih-kum)(veer-GAH-tum):
Oleaceae::Chinese Lilac, Rouen Lilac:A Chinese Lilac with pink flowers.:(si-RING-gah):
Crassulaceae::Sedum Class Act:One of the many different upright busy Sedums with ruby red flowers.:(SEE-dum):
Liliaceae::Purple/wine/violet Daylily:This section contains pictures of the Daylilies with purple colores flowers.::
Asteraceae:compositae zinnia angustifolia:Star Mix Zinnia:A different type of Zinnia with much smaller flowers on shorter plants.::5.16.05
Saxifragaceae:saxifragaceae astillbe arendsii:Astillbe ardendsii and japonica hybrids:This group contains many of the plants that are considered the old stand-bys of Astillbe.::6.1.05
Scrophulariaceae ::Excelsior hybrids:Large biennial Foxglove with purple and white flowers surrounding the flower stalk.:(dij-i-TAL-is)(pur-PU-ree-ah):
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
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta blue dimples:Blue Dimples Hosta:A medium size Hosta with lots of dimples on the blue foliage.::4.22.05
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):
Primulaceae::Striped Victorian:This Barnhaven Primula has many flowers on one stem in shades of blues, violets and dusky pinks, all veined and striped.::
Pinaceae::Norway Spruce:A large conical Spruce tree. The branches on older trees tend to weep.:(PY-see-uh)(A-bees):
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):
Crassulaceae:: Echeveria Perle Von Nürnberg':A beautiful rosette-forming succulent with interestingly pale grayish brown with pink highlights.:(ech-e-VER-i-a):
Rosaceae::Spirea Glow Girl:A Birchleaf Spirea with bright yellow foliage.::
Convolvulaceae::Carnevale Di Venezia Morning Glory:A Morning Glory that produces white flowers with pink or blue stripes.:(eye-po-MEE-ah):
Bromeliaceae::Guzmania blassi:::
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
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
Z Liliaceae::Hosta Gucamole:::
Araceae::Taro:The species Taro. Grown as container plant in cooler regions.:(kol-oh-KAY-see-uh)(es-kew-LEN-tuh):
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
Rosaceae::Primula Rose, Primrose Rose:A species rose with yellow to pale yellow flowers followed by round red hips.::
Poaceae:poaceae sporobolius heterolepis:Prairie Dropseed:A distinctive grass forming tufts of narrow leaves.:(spoor-OB-oh-lus):5.7.05
Euphorbiaceae::Bitter Cassava, Variegated Tapioca Plant, Cassava:A variegated form of Tapioca usually grown as an annual in the colder hardiness zones.::
Hydrangeaceae::Blue Billow Hydrangea:A compact shrub with light blue lacecap flowers.:(hi-DRAN-gee-ah)(ser-RA-tah):
Magnoliaceae::Ivory Chalice Magnolia:A hybrid Magnolia with Ivory colored chalice shaped at maturity.:(mag-NO-li-ah):
Boraginaceae::Summer forget-me not; Cape forget-me not; Bugloss, Anchusa:One of the truest blue flowering garden plants.:(an-KOO-sa):
Apiaceae::Masterwort Rainbow:Delicate star like flowers with a ring of bracts.:(a-STRAN-tee-a)(m-A-jor):05.06.06
Polemoniaceae::Stairway to Heaven Jacobs Ladder:A colorful cultivar of the native Jacobs Ladder:(po-le-MOH-nee-um):
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):
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
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):
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.::
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):
Onagraceae::Glowing Magenta Primrose:A Evening Primrose with magenta flowers.:(ee-no-THE-ra)(kun-thee-AY-nuh):
Asteraceae::Rocketman Coneflower:A purple colored Coneflower with long petals that hang down and look like a badminton shuttlecock.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah):
Asteraceae::Tassel Flower Irish Poet:Produces small tassel-like orange flowers on long wiry stems.:(e-MEE-lee-a)((juh-VAHN-ih-kuh)):
:steps::This section contains examples of different types of materials and how they are used to make steps in the landscape.::4.5.5
Taxodiaceae::Flushing Yew:A slender form of the Yew.:(TAX-us):
Caryophyllaceae::Star series Dianthus:A series of Dianthus from England.:(dye-AN-thus):
Liliaceae::Black Mondo Grass:A clumping plant with dark purple leaves almost black.:(o-fee-o-PO-gon):
Asteraceae:asteraceae helenium autumnale:Sneezeweed:A plant common to moist areas. It produces hundreds of yellow daisy-like flowers in the late summer through early autumn.::04.03.02
Euphorbiaceae::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
Saxifragaceae::Deutzia gracillis aurea:A deutzia with yellow foliage during the spring.:(DUUT-si-a)(GRAS-l-lis):
Asparagaceae:liliaceae sansevieria propagation - partial leaf cuttings:Sansevieria (partial leaf cuttings):Pictures and descriptions of propagating Sansevieria by partial leaf cuttings::4.26.05
Campanulaceae ::Bellissimo Blue :A Campanula carpatica cultivar with blue flowers.:(kam-PAN-u-la)((kar-PAT-i-ka):
Pinaceae::Slowmound Mugo Pine:A very slow growing dwarf Mugo Pine having an informal appearance.::
Ericaceae:ericaceae rhododendron silvery pink:Rhododendron Pioneer Silvery Pink:A early blooming silver pink Rhododendron. :(roh-do-DEN-dron):5.17.05
Papilionaceae::Purple Smoke Baptisia:A new Baptisia cultivar with smokey purple flowers.:(bap-TIS-ee-uh):
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta sea spirit:Hosta Sea Sprite:A gold centered green foliage plant.::
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):
Rosaceae:rosaceae spiraea japonica goldmound spirea:Goldmound Spirea:A compact Spirea with bright yellow foliage in the spring time of the year.:(spy-REE-a):5.16.05
Rosaceae::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):
Pinaceae::Pusch Norway Spruce, Acrocona Pusch, Acrozwerg’, Acrocona Nana:A very slow growing Norway Spruce cultivar with bright red cones in the spring.::
Rosaceae::Pauls Scarlet Hawthorn:A red flowering Hawthorn.:(kra-TEE-gus):
Oleaceae::Rochester Lilac:A slower growing single, white Lilac.:(si-RING-A):
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):
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
Magnoliaceae::Magnolia Yellow Fever, Yellow Fever Cucumber Magnolia:Produces many large yellow fragrant flowers.:(mag-NO-li-a)(a-ku-mi-NA-ta):
Asteraceae::Cup Plant, Cup Plant used in gardens:This section contains images of Cup Plants used in gardens.::
Hydrangeaceae::Phantom Hydrangea:Phantom has some of the largest flowers of the H. paniculata cultivars.:(hy-DRAIN-juh)(pan-ick-yoo-LAY-tuh):
Brassicaceae:cruciferae lobularia maritima:Alyssum, Sweet Alyssum:A mat forming annual that thrives in the cool spring and fall. Most popular color is white.::
Hypericaceae::Blue Velvet Kalm's St Johns Wort:A Kalmn Hypericum with bluish foliage.:(hy-PER-ee-kum):
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):
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
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):
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):
Liliaceae::Hosta Hapsen Heron:A small to medium sized Hosta with deep glacous blue foliage.::
Pinaceae:pinaceae picea abies clanbrassiliana:Tolleymore Spruce:A very slow growing dwarf conifer.:(PY-see-uh)(A-bees):5.3.05
Geraniaceae ::Geranium Ankums Pride:A low growing hardy Geranium with pink flowers in different shades.:(jer-AY-nee-um)(san-GWIN-ee-um) :
Rosaceae:rosaceae amelanchier x grandiflora princess diana:Princess Diana Serviceberry:This plant can be considered a small tree or a large shrub. Has white flowers in the early spring followed by edible fruit. Grows best in the semi-shade, moist sites.:(am-e-LANG-key-er):5.11.05
Rosaceae::American Red Raspberry, Red Raspberry, Wild Red Raspberry:An edible common, native Red Raspberry.::
Scrophulariaceae:scrophulariaceae linaria vulgaris:Butter-and-Eggs, Toadflax:Produces showy flowers but it is an aggressive spreading plant.::6.24.05
Saxifragaceae::Vesuvius Heuchera, Vesuvius Coral Bells:Forms a clump of deep purple leaves with airy scapes of orange red flowers.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Ericaceae::Lemon Lights Rhododendron:A cultivar of the Northern Lights series of Rhododendron with lemon yellow flowers.:(roo-do-DEN-dron):
Asteraceae::Paladin Shasta Daisy:A Shasta Daisy with semi-double ruffly flowers.:(lew-KANTH-ih-mum)(soo-PER-bum)(pal-uh-din):
Lamiaceae::Silky Fleece Lambs Ears, Dwarf Lambs Ears:A dwarf form of Lambs Ears.:(STAY-kis)((by-zan-TEEN-A):
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae pelargonium hortorum multiple colored leaf varieties:Geranium Mrs Cox:A dwarf fancy leaf Geranium with multicolored leaves and salmon colored flowers: :
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
Rutaceae::Gas Plant, Burning Bush:A ling lived perennials with a raceme of flowers.:(dick-TAM-nus)(AL-bush):
Rosaceae::Flowering Crab Walters:A white flowering ornamental Crab tree::
Brassicaceae::Vintage series Stock:A dwarf compact series of Stock.:(ma-the-OH-luh)(in-CAN-nuh):
Poaceae::Porcupine Grass:A tall Miscanthus with gold horizontal bands across the foliage.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis) :
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) :
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):
Lamiaceae::Bergamo Monarda:A new Monardra with improved mildew resistance and a bi colored flower. Grown as an annual.::
:walls lannon stone::::
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 ::Variegated Rockspray Cotoneaster:A variegated form of Cotoneaster horizontalis.:(ko-tone-EE-aster):
Poaceae::Gold Bar Miscanthus:AN upright, slow growing grass with distinct gold bars.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
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):
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 ::
Grossulariaceae::Clove Current, Golden Current, Buffalo Current, Missouri Current:A native shrub with fragrant yellow flowers. Will spread by suckers to form a colony.::
Pinaceae::Fastigiate Blue Spruce:A smaller narrow Spruce with erect branches.:(PIE-see-a)(PUN-genz):
Agavaceae::Spoon Yucca, Desert Spoon, Common Sotol:A long lived low maintenance plant that thrives in heat and dry sites.::
Rosaceae::Jet Trail Flowering Quince:A white flowering Flowering Quince.:(kee-NOM-e-lez):
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
Rosaceae::Kin Kan Kerria:A Kerria cultivar having stems with a soft yellow with a green stripe.:(KER-i-ah)(ja-PON-i-Ka):
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
Asteraceae::Chocolate Eupatorium:A selection of the White Snake Root (Eupatorium rugosum) with dark burgundy foliage. :(yew-pah-TOR-ee-um)(roo-GO-sum):
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):
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
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):
Asteraceae::Rudbeckia Corona:A well branched compact annual Rudbeckia loaded with semi-double flowers.:(ruh-TIB-ih-duh):
Liliaceae:liliaceae chlorophytum comosum variegatum:Reverse Spider Plant, Variegated Spider PLant:A very easy plant to grow. This Spider Plant has green leaves with a white margin. :(kloh-roh-FYE-tum):
Liliaceae:liliaceae dracaena sanderiana:Sander's Dracaena:A small relatively easy to grow plant. Recently it is being sold as "Lucky Bamboo"::4.22.05
Dryopteridaceae::Crested Lady Fern:A crested form of the Lady Fern.:(ah-THEE-ree-um):
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):
Ericaceae::White Lights Rhododendron:An extremely floriferous member of the Northern Lights Azaleas.:(roh-do-DEN-dron):
Crassulaceae::Dazzleberry Sedum.:A vigorous Sedum with clusters of flowers and a chalky purple succulent foliage. Good for a ground cover plant.::
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):
Oleaceae:oleaceae syringia vulgaris:Common Purple Lilac, Common Lilac:A vintage plant that is still a good addition to the landscape. This Lilac is tall with a wide spread and prefers a sunny location.:(si-RING-A)(vul-GAR-is):6.05.02 5.1.05
Rosaceae::F J Grootendorst Rugosa Rose:A hardy Rugosa rose that is extremely thorny with red carnation-like flowers.::
Lamiaceae::Sugar Plum Ajuga, Sugar Plum Bugle weed:A nice Ajuga with colorful foliage.:(a-JOO-guh)(REP-tans):
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
Oleaceae::Summer Snow Japanese Lilac:A rounded form with profuse clusters of white flowers.:(si-RING-a)(reh-tick-yoo-LAY-tuh):
Crassulaceae::Bon Bon Sedum:The deep pink flowers contrast nicely with the chocolate foliage.::
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
Lamiaceae ::Lamium Ghost:A vigorous form of Lamium with silvery greenish white Ghostly Leaves.:(lay-MEE-um)(mak-ew-LAH-tum):
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.::
Taxodiaceae:taxodiaceae taxus x media wardii:Wardii Yew:A wide spreading, flat top Yew cultivar.:(TAK-us):07.12.03 6.25.05
Brassicaceae::Common Stock, Gilly Flower:An heirloom plant performing best in cooler weather with fragrant flowers.::
Liliaceae:liliaceae haworthis:Haworthia:A nice small, relatively easy to grow succulent plant. Perfect size for the window sill garden.::4.22.05
Cyperaceae::Bronco Carex, Bronco Sedge:An interesting bronze colored plant with a mounded weeping growth habit.:(KAIR-ex)(KOH-manz):
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
Rosaceae::Elsie Rathke Ornamental Crab:A small ornamental Crab with red buds opening to pinkish-white flowers.::
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.::
Poaceae::Silver Feather Grass:A Miscanthus cultivar with large silvery inflorescence.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
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
Hydrophyllaceae::Virginia Water leaf, John's-cabbage, Shawnee-salad:A native wild flower for moist areas. ::
Polemoniaceae ::Emerald Pink Creeping Phlox:A low growing ground cover perennial with compact moss-like foliage and pink flowers in May::
Commelinaceae::Pale Puma Tradescantia:A clump forming trailing plant for outdoor containers or bright indoor windows.:(tray-dess-CAN-tee-ah):
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):
Fabaceae::Bird's Foot Trefoil, Birds Foot Trefoil, Birdfoot Trefoil:An introduced yellow flowering ground cover that has escaped and become ecologically invasive.::
Dryopteridaceae::Male Fern:A hardy easy to grow native fern. Very adaptable to different sites.:(dry-OP-ter-iss):02.0506
Boraginaceae ::Pulmonaria photo album:A photo album of different types of Pulmonaria.::
Primulaceae::Yellow Loosestrife, Circle Flower:A spreading hardy perennial with yellow flowers clustered in the leaf axis.:(ly-siMOK-ee-ah)(punk-Ta-ta):
Papaveraceae::Pizzicato Oriental Poppy:A series of Poppy with many different colors:(pa-PA-ver):
Cupressaceae ::Sunkist Arborvitae:A pyramidal Arborvitae with orange to yellow branch tips. Color changes with the season.:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):
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):
Hydrangeaceae::Hydrangea Lemon Daddy:A vigorous lemon-yellow foliage Hydrangea.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(mack-row-FIL-ah):
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):
Rosaceae::Fredheim Potentilla:A light yellow flowering Potentilla.:(po-ten-TIL-a)(fro-ti-KO-sa):
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
Lamiaceae::Salvia Twilight Serenade, Ballet Series of Salvia:A Meadow Sage Salvia with richly colored violet blue flowers.:(SAL-vee-uh)(pray-TEN-sis):
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.::
Asparagaceae:liliaceae sansevieria cylindrica:Sansevieria cylindrica, Spear Sansevieria:An unusual Sansevieria with stiff, spear shaped leaves. ::4.26.05
Crassulaceae:crassulaceae crassula argentea:Jade:An easy to grow, popular succulent plant.::5.15.05
Asteraceae::Silver Leaf Sunflower:A multibranched sunflowers with silver-gray leaves.:(hee-lee-AN-thus)(ar-GA-fil-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) :
Pinaceae:pinaceae abies balsamea nana:Dwarf Balasm Fir:A slow growing flat topped Dwarf Conifer:(A-bez)(bal-SA-me-a):5.1.05
:combinations perennials:Perennial Combinations:This section contains a hodgepodge of pictures showing different perennials growing together.::4.5.5
Rosaceae::Apricot Whisper Potentilla:A Potentilla with Apricot colored flowers.:(po-ten-TIL-a)(fro-ti-KO-sa):
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).:
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Rosaceae::Candymint Ornamental Crab Apple:A small wide spreading Ornamental Crabapple tree.::
Plumbaginaceae::Redleaf Thrift:A Sea Thrift with red-tinged foliage.:(ar-MEER-i-ah):
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):
Cactaceae::Red Headed Irishman:A columnar Mammillaria pink to purple flowers.::4.12.5
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.::
Asteraceae::Double Scoop series of Coneflowers:A series of Coneflower with double flowers.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah):
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
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
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):
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
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):
Brassicaceae::Winter Joy Wallflower, Winter Joy Erysimum:A Wallflower with purple flowers. A good companion for Pansies.:(e-RIH-sih-mum):
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):
Begoniaceae::Begonia Night life series:A series of Begonia with bronze leaves. An improvement over the Begonia "Cocktail series".: (be-GON-yuh):
Asteraceae::Little Lemon Solidago, Little Lemon Goldenrod:A short compact Solidago with lemon yellow flowers.:(so-li-DAH-go):
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
Bromeliaceae:bromeliaceae vriesea named cultivars:Vriesea :A group of easy to grow Bromeliads. Very adaptable to indoor conditions.:(VREE-zee-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):
Gentianaceae ::Crested Gentian:One of the more amendable Gentians to grow in a rock garden.:(JEN-shee-ah-nah)(sep-tem-fye-dah):
Dipsacaceae::Beaujolais Bonnets Pin Cushion:This Scabiosa has burgundy and red flowers on wiry stems.:(skay-bi-O-sa)(at-row-per-PU-ree):
Primulaceae::Angie Orange:Vibrant orange flowers on a semi-trailing plant. :(a-NA-ga-lis):
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
Asteraceae::Dakota Gold Sneezeweed:A compact Sneezeweed with bright yellow to gold flowers.:(hel-EE-nee-um):
Rosaceae::Adams Ornamental Crab, Adams Flowering Crab:A nice pink flowering Ornamental Crab tree.::
:::A few pictures of a 200 square foot patio.::
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):
Rosaceae::John Davis Rose:A large Shrub Rose that can be used as a shrub or a climber. Part of the explorer series of Rose.::
Fabaceae::Pygmy Peashrub:A much smaller version of the Siberian Peashrub.:(kar-uh-GAN-uh):
Violaceae::White Wood Violet:A white flowering form of the more common Blue Wood Violet.::
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
Ranunculaceae::Delphinium Streichen Strain:Adds a striking vertical accent to the garden but comes with the price of high maintenance.:(del-FIN-ee-um):
Cupressaceae::Vintage Gold:A dwarf slow growing Chamaecyparis with yellow foliage.:(kamma-SIP-eris)(pie-sif-er-ah):
Asteraceae::Rudbeckia Irish Spring:A short lived perennial usually grown as an annual in the colder regions:(rud-BEK-ee-a):
Asteraceae::Dahlia Bishop of Llandaff:A heirloom Dahlia with dark scarlet flowers and almost black foliage.:(DAHL-ya)(DAL-ee-ah):
Buxaceae::Winter Gem Boxwood:A Boxwood with larger glossy green foliage.::
Polemoniaceae::Phlox Bill Baker:A Carolina Phlox with pink scented flowers. Has resistance to powdery mildew.::
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
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
Juncaceae::Javelin Rush, Juncus Javelin:A nice accent plant with stiff upright green leaves.:(JUN-kus):
Dryopteridaceae::Lady in Red :A Lady fern with the added feature of red stems.:(uh-THEE-ree-um):
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):
Rosaceae::Yellow Submarine Shrub Rose:This easy to grow rose is part of the Easy Elegance® Rose Collection.::
Lamiaceae::Yellow Archangel:An aggressive deciduous trailing ground cover. Use with care it can become a garden thug matting over other plants.::
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):
Papaveraceae::Iceland Poppy Pacino:A low growing Poppy with lemon yellow flowers.:(pa-PA-ver)(noo-dih-KA-lee):
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):
::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.::
Asteraceae::Highland Blast Coreopsis:A small to medium Coreopsis with a plethora of flowers.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
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.::
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):
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
Primulaceae ::Japanese Primula Carminea:A candelabra Primula that needs a moist site to survive.:(PRIM-eu-la):
Osmundaceae::Royal Fern, Flowering Fern:A large fern for the wet areas of the garden.::04.20.06
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
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.::
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):
Verbenaceae::Purple Beautyberry, Chinese Beautyberry :A graceful medium shrub with arching branches.:(kal-i-KAR-pa)(dye-KOT-oh-ma):
Polemoniaceae ::Candy Stripe Creeping Phlox:A low growing ground cover perennial with white flowers with a pink center stripe blooming in May.::
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):
Alliaceae::Turkestan Onion:An unusual looking plant with two to four broad blue-gray leaves flushed with purple.::
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
Oxalidaceae ::Creeping Red Sorrel:A common weed that is a major problem in greenhouse and nursery containers.:(oks-AL-iss) :5.1.05
Cactaceae::Birds Nest Cactus:An easy to grow mounding cactus with white flowers tucked under the intertwining spines,::
Polemoniaceae::Phlox Miss Mary:A red garden Phlox with cherry red trusses of flowers. Reported to have good mildew resistance.:(floks)(pa-nic-ew-LAH-ta):
Asteraceae: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
:::A photo album of containers with plants.::
Begoniaceae::Dragon Wing Begonia:An easy to grow prolific blooming plant. Has been described as a Begonia on steroids.:(be-GON-yuh):
Asteraceae::Dahlia Figaro series:A series of dwarf Dahlia that is often produced from seed. Called a bedder Dahlia. Many times grown as an annual.:(DAHL-ya):
Z Liliaceae::Fire and Ice Hosta:::
Asteraceae::Ox Eye:A large growing perennial growing best in moist, well drained soil.::
Asteraceae:asteraceae packera plattensis:Prairie Ragwort, Prairie groundsel:A short lived perennial or biennial.:(sen-NEESH-shee-oh):4.10.5
Asteraceae:asteraceae eupatorium maculatum gateway:Eupatorium Gateway, Gateway Joe Pye Weed:A tall growing perennial for the moist partial shaded areas of the yard.::7-14-01 4.9.5
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):
Pinaceae::Serbian Spruce:Probably one of the lesser used Spruce. Has a tight pyramidal growth habit.:(PIE-see-a)(oh-mor-E-ka):
Saxifragaceae::Fanal Astilbe:One of the darker red Astilbe. Foliage emerges bronze changing to green.:(as-TIL-bee):
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Campanulaceae::Sky Lobelia:A Lobelia with bright, clear blue flowers. Lobelia is really a tender perennial grown as an annual.:(lo-BEE-li-ah):
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):
Poaceae::Blue Joint Grass:A native grass preferring moist sites and spreads by rhizomes forming sod.:(ka-la-mo-GROSS-tis):
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
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.::
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) :
Rosaceae::Monarchs Velvet Potentilla, Monarchs Velvet Cinquefoil, Scarlet cinquefoil:A mounded plant with scarlet red flowers.:(poh-ten-TILL-uh)(THUR-ber-eye):
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
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):
Poaceae:poaceae bouteloua curtipendula:Side-Oats Grama:Forms small tufts of narrow leaves with arching flower scapes.::5.7.05
Crassulaceae ::Variegated Sedum, Stripped Sedum, (Sedum spectabile):An upright Sedum with yellow to cream center leaves. ::
Crassulaceae ::Corsican Stonecrop :A very low growing Sedum with tightly crowded glaucous gray foliage. Requires excellent drainage.::
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
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
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):
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):
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
Asteraceae ::Bravado Coneflower:A Purple Coneflower cultivar with extra large mostly horizontal rosy red flowers.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah) (pur-pur-EE-ah):
Buxaceae ::Green Mountain Boxwood:A dense upright growing Boxwood forming a natural cone shaped.::
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.::
Oleaceae::Forsythia Bronx, Bronx green Stem Forsythia:A shorter flat topped Forsythia growing to about 12 inches tall.:(for-SITH-i-a):
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):
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
Saxifragaceae::Prairie Alumroot, Heuchera Richardsonii:Prairie Alumroot is found in prairies, savannas, and woodlands. Preferring full sun and drier growing conditions.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Caryophyllaceae:carophyllaceae stellaria media:Common Chickweed, Chickweed:An aggressive, adaptable plant that can quickly become a problem in a garden. ::4.7.5
Rosaceae::Morden Fireglow Rose:A smaller shrub rose with orange red flowers. Part of the Canadian Parkland Rose series::
Rosaceae::Lemon Princess Spirea:A small compact Spirea with bright yellow foliage.:(spy-REE-a):
Papaveraceae::California Poppy:A short lived perennial grown as hardy or half hardy annuals.:(esh-OLT-zee-a)(ca-li-FOR-ni-ca):
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
Cupressaceae::Gray Owl Juniper:A medium size up right spreading Juniper with grayish blue foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(ver-jin-ee-A-na):
Asteraceae::String of Bananas :A curiosity succulent plant with banana shaped leaves.::
Amarylidaceae:amarylidaceae narcissus daffodils:Daffodils:Daffodils are among the easiest and perennial of all the spring flowering bulbs.::5.8.5
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):
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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
Asphodelaceae::Spring Valley Hybrid Fox Tail Lily:A series of hybrid Fox Tail Lilies.::
Polemoniaceae::Garden Phlox Salmon Beauty:A garden Phlox with Salmon colored flowers.:(floks)(pa-nic-ew-LAH-ta):
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
Rosaceae::False Spirea, Ural False Spirea:False Spirea is not a tidy little shrub. More of a brute. Needs room to spread. Never plant near the foundation of the home.:(sor-BAY-ree-uh)(sor-bee-FOH-lee-uh):
Rosaceae::Sunrise Sunset Rose:Part of the Easy Elegance series of Roses with semi-double pink with apricot blend flowers.::
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
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.::
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
Ranunculaceae:ranunculaceae eranthis cilicica:Winter Aconite:An early spring blooming bulb. Having yellow flowers and will push through the snow to bloom.::4.16.02 5.11.05
Brassicaceae::Little Treasure Deep Rose Arabis:A short plant great for rock gardens or front of border.:(AR-a-bis):
Lythraceae::Little Mice Cuphea:The tubular flowers of this plant look like "Tiny Mice".:(KEW-ffe-ah)(si-AN-ee-ah):
Amaranthaceae::Thin Gold Alternanthera:A low growing Alternanthera with thin gold leaves.:(al-ter-NAN-the-ra):
Poaceae::All Gold Hakone Grass:An all gold plant lacking any green stripe.:(hah-koh-neh-KLOH-ah)(MAK-rah)(aw-ree-OH-lah):
Oleaceae::Korean Abelialeaf, White Forsythia:An early blooming shrub with white flowers. Nice fall foliage color.:(a-be-li-FILL-um)(DIS-ti-kum):
Buxaceae::Vadar Valley Boxwood:A lower growing flat top Boxwood cultivar.::
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Angelina, Angelina Stonecrop, (Sedum rupestre Angelina ):An easy to grow low yellow foliage Sedum.::
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
Fabaceae::Forest Pansy Red Bud:A Red Bud with maroon to purple colored foliage.:(SER-sis)(kan-uh-DEN-sis):
Lamiaceae::Ajuga:A rapid growing ground cover with bronze leaves.:(a-JOO-guh)(REP-tans):
Amaranthaceae:amaranthaceae amaranthus tricolor:Joseph's Coat:A tall slender plant grown for its multicolored foliage.::4.8.5
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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):
Betulaceae ::Purple Haze American Filbert:An American Filbert cultivar with dark reddish purple foliage.::
Anacardiaceae::Royal Purple Smoke Bush:A purple leaf cultivar of the Smokebush. :(ko-TI-nus)(ko-GIG-ri-a):4.8.5
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
Berberidaceae::Korean Barberry:One of the showier flowering Barberrys.:(Ber-ber-is)(kor-ee-AN-na):7.20.05
Liliaceae::Fritilarria Rubra Maxima:A stately plant that produces a large cluster of orange flowers. Will reach 24"-30" in height.:(frit-il-AR-ee-uh):
Oleaceae::Royalty Lilac:A hybrid compact lilac with pale purple flowers.:(si-RING-A):
Papaveraceae::Opium Poppy, Common Poppy:A beautiful but poisonous plant from which opium is derived. In many places it is illegal to grow. plant.::
Lamiaceae ::Salvia Purple Majestry:A tall Salvia with dark rich purple flowers.:(SAL-vee-a)(gar-an-IT-i-ca):12.03.05
Cercidiphyllaceae::Kastura Tree, Kasturatree:A large growing tree. Can become wide spreading with multiple stems from the base.:(ser-si-di-FIL-um)(ja-PON-i-kum):
Amarylidaceae:amarylidaceae hippeastrum:Amaryllis:A long lived, easy to flower indoor plant.::
Liliaceae::Dracaena Bloodstone:For use as a landscape plant, container plant and house plant.::
Liliaceae::TA Ming Daylily:A heirloom Daylily with orange yellow flowers.:(hem-er-o-kal-lis):
Apocynaceae::Vinca Bowles, Periwinkle:This Vinca cultivar has larger leaves, flowers and a more vigorous grower:(VING-ka)(MY-nor):
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
Onagraceae::Billy Green Fuchcia:An upright Fuchsia with pendant tubular salmon flowers.:(FEW-she-uh):
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
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.::
Caprifoliaceae::Lemony Lace Elderberry:A yellow foliage Elderberry that is more compact and tolerates more sun than other gold leaf cultivars.:(sam-BU-kus):
Asteraceae::Swizzle series Zinnia:A series of bicolored Zinnias having concentric circles of different colors.:(zin-EE-a)(EL-e-genz):
Grossulariaceae::Red Lake Current:A Current cultivar that produces a plethora of red fruit.::
Labiatae ::Variegated Ground Ivy, Variegated Creeping Charlie:A variegated form of the extremely invasive Creeping Charlie.::
Asparagaceae:liliaceae cordyline indivisa:Spike, Spiked Dracaena, Mountain Cabbage-tree:A tropical plant that is commonly used in combination with flowering annuals in outdoor pots and sometimes in gardens. It provides a vertical form for the combinations. An extremely tough plant.:(kor-dil-LYE-nee):12.14.0 4.22.05
Lamiaceae::Playin The Blues Salvia:A free blooming tall Salvia tender perennial grown as an annual in colder climates.::
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 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
Caprifoliaceae ::Shoshoni Viburnum:A compact version of the larger Shasta Viburnum.::
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):
Iridaceae::Katherine Hodgkin Dwarf Iris:An interesting Dwarf Iris hybrid with unusual flower colors.::
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):
Hippocastanaceae::Ohio Buckeye, Fetid Buckeye, American Horsechestnut:A native Buckeye tree.:(es-KU-lus)(GLAA-bra):
:::A collection of different horticutltural pictures::
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
Buxaceae::Wintergreen Boxwood:A cold hardy Boxwood for hardiness zone #5. One of the larger Boxwoods.::
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
Cupressaceae:cupressaceae chamaecyparis pfisifera golden mop:Golden Mop Japanese False Cypress:A medium to small mounded False Cypress with yellow foliage.:(kamma-SIP-eris)(pie-sif-er-ah):5.15.05
Poaceae::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):
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):
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
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
Liliaceae::Claude Martagon Lily:A Martagon Lily with dozens of pendulous reddish maroon flower.::
Liliaceae::Canadian Shield Hosta:A small to medium shiny green leaf Hosta.::
Rosaceae ::Snow Garland Spirea:Produces arching branches covered with white flowers.:(spy-REE-ah) :
Cupressaceae::Gold Thread False Cypress:A medium size False Cypress with golden thread-like foliage.:(kam-e-SIP-a-ris):
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae sambucus nigra marginata:Variegated European Elder:A variegated form of the European Elder.:(sam-BU-kus)(NIE-gra):4.12.05
Cyperaceae::Orange Sedge:An unique mounding sedge with coppery orange colored foliage.:(KAIR-eks)(test-uh-SEE-uh):
Lamiaceae::Blue Fortune Agastache, Blue Fortune Hyssop:A hybrid between an American and Russian Agastache.:(ag-ah-STACH-ee):
Moraceae:moraceae ficus lyrata:Fiddle Leaf Fig:A relatively easy plant to grow in the bright lit areas of the indoors.::
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):
Asteraceae::Woods Asters:A group of Aster cultivars with good mildew resistance, compact growth and a range of colors.::Symphyotrichum
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
Begoniaceae ::Begonia Baby Wing Pink:A mounded upright Begonias with pink flowers.::
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):
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.::
Rosaceae::Sunny Knock Out Rose:A yellow version of the extremely popular Knockout Rose.:(ROH-za):
Liliaceae::Gold Daylily:This section contains gold flowering Daylilies.::
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
Liliaceae::Hosta Diana Remembered:A medium to large white edged Hosta named after the late Diana, Princess of Wales.::
Scrophulariaceae::Angelonia Angel Face:A variety of Angelonia with an upright branching habit and a larger flower size. A tender perennial grown as an annual.:(an-ge-low-nee-a)(an-gus-tee-FOH-lee-uh):
Magnoliaceae::Alexandrina Magnolia:A medium size tree with darker flowers than the standard Saucer Magnolia.:(mag-NO-lee-uh)(soo-lan-jee-AY-nuh):
Saxifragaceae::Compact Lemoine Deutzia:A compact version of the standard Lemoine Deutzia.:(DUUT-si-a)(GRAS-l-lis):
Asparagaceae:liliaceae sansevieria trifasciata hahnii:Bird's Nest Sansevieria, Sansevieria Hahnii:A very easy to grow plant. :(san-se-VEER-ee-uh):
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
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):
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):
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
Buxaceae::Variegated Boxwood:A Boxwood with white or cream edged leaves.::
Lamiaceae ::Salvia Picate series:A compact Salvia with a large pallet of colors.:(sal-VEE-a)(SPLEN-denz):
Tiliaceae::Chancellor Little Leaf Linden:A Little Leaf Linden cultivar with a relatively upright compact shape.:(TIL-ee-uh)(kor-DAH-tuh):
Saxifragaceae::Purple Candles Astilbe:A tall Astilbe with reddish purple flowers.:(ah-STIL-bee)(chi-NEN-sis):
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).:
Fabaceae::Appalachian Red Redbud:A Redbud cultivars with bright pink buds. Brighter than species.:(SER-cis)(kan-a-DEN-sis):
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):
Plantaginaceae:plantaginaceae plantago major:Broadleaf Plantain:A perennial weed of lawns and waste places.::07.06.03 5.7.05
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):
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
Rosaceae ::Blushing Knockout Rose:A pink version of the original red Knockout Rose.::12.14.05
Onagraceae::Evening Primrose:A fast spreading perennial with bright yellow flowers.:(ee-no-THE-ra)(fru-Ti-cosa):
Pinaceae::Vanderwolfs Pine, Vanderwolfs Limber Pine:A good smaller form of the much larger Limber Pine. Has nice blue to gray green needles.:(PI-nus)(FLEKS-i-lis):
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
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
Ranunculaceae::Stolwick Gold Clematis:A chartreuse colored Clematis with blue flowers.::
Asteraceae::Marigold Disco series:A short Marigold with single flowers and a wide array of colors.:(ta-GEE-tees):
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):
Lythraceae::Dynamite Cuphea, Dynamite Cigar Plant:A Cuphea with large tubular flowers.:(KEW-ffe-ah):
Betulaceae::Renaissance Reflection Paper Birch:An improved cultivar of the White Birch.:(Bet-u-lah)(pap-i-RiF-era):
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):
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::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):
Celastraceae::Euonymus Gaiety, Emerald Gaiety:A rather slow growing small shrub with white edged evergreen leaves.::
Lamiaceae ::Blue Wonder Catmint:A compact growing Catmint with blue flowers.:(NEP-eh-tuh)(fah-SEN-ee-eye):
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae weigela florida alexander:Weigela Wine Roses:A medium size Weigela with vivid dark pink flowers and dark purple foliage.::4.12.05
Asteraceae::Shredded Umbrella Plant:A plant grown for its ornamental deeply cut umbrella-like foliage. ::
Pinaceae::Procumbens Blue Spruce:A low spreading Blue Spruce.:PY-see-uh):
Cupressaceae::Andorra Juniper:A wide spreading, softer ground cover Juniper turning plume color in the winter.:(ju-NIP-er-us) (hor-i-zon-TA-lis):
Geraniaceae::Geranium Jolly Bee:A large growing hardy Geranium with large blue flowers.:(jer-AY-nee-um:
::Garden with Alliums:Ornamental Onions used in gardens.::
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
Plantaginaceae::Penstemon Rock Candy series:A series of compact Penstemon.:(pen-STE-mon):
Hydrangeaceae ::Oakleaf Hydrangea:This is the native Oakleaf Hydrangea shrub.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(kwer-se-FOH-lee-uh):
Ericaceae::Helsinki University Rhododendron:::
Caprifoliaceae::Yellow Net Honeysuckle:A twinning climbing Honeysuckle vine with yellow reticulated veined leaves.:(lon-ISS-er-a):
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
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) :
Tropaelolaceae::Nasturtium Peach Melba Superior:A florific Nasturtium with cream to yellow flowers.:(troo-PEE-oo-lum)(MA-jus) (nah-STER-shum):
Asteraceae::Dwarf Curry Plant:A dwarf version of the Curry plant.:(he-lee-KRIS-um):
::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"::
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):
Rosaceae::Dakota Sunspot Potentilla:A compact Potentilla with 1 inch deep golden yellow flowers.:(poh-ten-TILL-uh):
Liliaceae::Fritillaria Michailovskyi::(frit-il-AR-ee-uh):
Vitaceae::Boston Ivy, Japanese Creeper:A vigorous growing vine attaching to walls by adhesive pads.:(par-then-oh-SIS-us):
Pinaceae::Silver Show Korean Fir:A slow growing plant with ornamental cones and silvery undersides of the needles.:(a-bez)(kor-e-A-na):
Ranunculaceae::Pasque Flower Papageno:A Pasque flower with fringed double flowers.::
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.::
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):
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):
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
Agavaceae::White-Striped Century Plant, White-Centered Mexican Century Plant:An attractive Agave with a white stripe down the center of the leaves.:(a-GAH-vee):
Cupressaceae::Chamaecyparis Squarrosa Minima:A dwarf conifer with tight blue to gray green foliage.:(kamma-SIP-eris)(pie-sif-er-ah):
Asteraceae::Cynara Plein Blanc:A grayish green thistle like plant with purple flower heads.:(sin-NA-ra):
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) :
Pinaceae::Arnold Sentinel Austrian Pine:A columnar form of the Austrian Pine.:(PI-nus)(NI-gra):
Asteraceae::Fiesta Del Sol Mexican Sunflower, Tithonia Mexican Sunflower:One of the first dwarf Mexican Sunflowers.:(tih-THO-nee-a)(ro-tun-dih-FOL-ia):
Rosaceae::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):
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).:
Lamiaceae ::Aureo Marginatus Plectranthus:A tender perennial that can be grown as annual or a house plant.:(plek-RAN-thus)(FOR-ster-ii):
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):
Violaceae::Etain Viola::(vi-O-la):
Scrophulariaceae::Cool Snapdragons series:A tall Snapdragon that makes good cut flowrs.:(an-tih-RI-num)(MAY-jus):
Lamiaceae ::Salvia Marble Arch:::
Pinaceae:pinaceae larix decidua:European Larch, Larch:A large growing deciduous conifer.::01.12.03 5.1.05
Asparagaceae:: Brians Diamonds Cordyline, Brians Diamonds Ti Plant:A tropical plant that is commonly used in combination with flowering annuals in outdoor pots and sometimes in gardens. Also can be grown as a colorful indoor plant.:(kor-dil-LYE-nee):
Cupressaceae ::Lime Grow Juniper:A medium size Juniper with bright yellow foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us) (hor-i-zon-TA-lis:
Cornaceae ::Sunshine Dogwood:A large shrub with gold variegated foliage and yellow twigs:(KOR-nus)(ser-EE-see-a):
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):
Geraniaceae ::Geranium Spinners:A rather large rambling hardy Geranium with purple to blue flowers.::
Berberidaceae::Ruby Carousel Barberry:A compact rounded shrub with ruby purple leaves.:(Ber-ber-is)(thun-Ber-jee-a):
Caprifoliaceae ::Weigela White Knight:A medium sized white flowering Weigela.:(wi-GE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):
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):
Asteraceae::Gaillardia Amber Wheels:A Gaillardia with large golden fringed petals.:(gah-LARD-ee-uh):
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):
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):
Saxifragaceae::Plum Pudding Coral Bells, Plum Pudding Heuchera:A compact Coral Bell with shiny burgundy leaves.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Rosaceae::Double Flowering Sweet Cherry, Double Flowering Mazzard:A Sweet Cherry tree with double white flowers in dense clusters.:(PRUU-nus)(AA-vi-um):
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
Agavaceae::Smooth Agave, Dwarf Century Plant::(a-GAH-vee)(de-smet-ee-AY-na):
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
Rosaceae::Cutleaf Stephanandra:A graceful shrub with arching branches.:(stef-a-NAN-dra)(in-SI-za):03.30.06
Z Liliaceae::Catherdral Windows:::
Liliaceae::Hosta Brim Cup:A short, wide spreading Hosta with white variegated leaves.::
Rosaceae::Seven Sisters Rose, Grevillei Rose:A climbing rose that gets it's name "Seven Sisters" from the way the flowers change colors.::
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):
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):
Cannaceae::Canna Tropicana series:Different plants in the Canna Tropicanna series.::
Campanulaceae::Pantaloons Campanula:A vigorous growing Campanula with double flowers.:(kam-PAN-yew-lah)(punk-TAH-tah):
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):
Brassicaceae::Lemon Zest Wallflower:A Wallflower with bright yellow flowers. A good companion for Pansies.:(e-RIH-sih-mum):
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):
Labiatae::Cambridge Scarlet Monarda:A Monarda with dark red flowers:(mo-NAR-da):
Rubiaceae::Yellow Bedstraw, Ladys Bedstraw:An heirloom plant used for stuffing mattresses to curdling cheese to an assortment of aliment remedies.:(gay-LEE-um):
Oxalidaceae::Zinfindel Oxalis:A clover-like plant with dark foliage and yellow flowers.:(oks-AL-iss):
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
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae pelargonium hortorum:Geranium:One of the more popular outdoor plants used in containers and bedded out in the garden. A tender perennial grown as an annual.::4.18.05
Asteraceae ::Commotion Frenzy Gaillardia, Commotion Frenzy Blanket Flower:A Gailardia with tubular flaring tips of the petals.:(gah-LARD-ee-uh):
Crassulaceae::Amur Sedum, Amur Stonecrop, Selskian Stonecrop:A good ground cover plant for dry full sun areas.::
Caprifoliaceae::Wentworth Viburnum:A medium to large Viburnum with white flowers and bright red fruit.:(vy-BER-num):
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
Plantaginaceae::Penstemon coccineus:A tall Penstemon good for well drained full sun sites.:(pen-STE-mon)(bar-BAY-tus):
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
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Brilliant:A bright pink flowering variety of Sedum spectabile.::
Poaceae::Red Head Pennisetum:An early blooming Pennisetum with red hued flower heads produced in abundance.:(penn-i-SEE-tum):
Cannaceae::Australia Canna:A stunning plant with deep burgundy colored foliage and red flowers.::
Araceae:araceae aglaonema brevispathum hospitum:Aglaonema brevispathum hospitum:An relatively tall growing Chinese Evergreen.::4.8.5
Asteraceae::Shasta Daisy Crazy Daisy:A Shasta Daisy with flowers that are frilled, quilled, and twisted. No two flowers look the same.:(lew-KANTH-ih-mum)(soo-PER-bum):
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
Rosaceae::Nugget Ninebark:A more compact Ninebark with shades of yellow foliage.:(fi-so-KAR-pus)(op-u-li-FO-li-us):
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Carl, Carl Sedum:Another improved version of the ubiquitous Sedum Autumn Joy.::
Dryopteridaceae::Japanese Fern:This is the wild Japanese fern. Lesser know than the cultivars of Japanese Painted Fern.:(uh-THEE-ree-um):
Acanthaceae::Hairy Wild Petunia:This section contains images of the wild Petunia used in landscape plantings.::
Brassicaceae::Little Gem Candytuft:A compact cultivar of the perennial Candytuft.:(eye-BEER-is) (sem-per-VY-renz):
Piperaceae ::Peperomia scandens, Cupid Peperomia:A cascading Peperomia with variegated foliage.:(pep-er-ROH-mee-uh):5.7.05
Oleaceae::Lilac Sensation:A bi color with purple petals and a white edge.:(si-RING-gah)(vul-GAIR-iss):
Liliaceae::Tardiflora Hosta:A green leaf, late blooming Hosta.::
Rosaceae::Staghorn Cinquefoil, Saffron Cinquefoil:A low spreading perennial with apricot colored flowers. Good rock garden plant.:sun to part shade in moist well-drained soil :
Balsaminaceae ::Fusion Impatiens:In this series we get the first yellow Impatiens.::
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
:mixed garden scenes bulbs sherwood circle::A series of slides of my private garden::4.7.5
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):
Rosaceae::Siberian Meadowswwet, Dwarf Siberian Meadowsweet:A dwarf version of the Siberian Meadowsweek with pink flowers.:(fil-i-PEN-du-la)(pahl-MAY-tah):
Araceae::Philodendron:This section contains pictures of Philodendron's that I am not sure of their genealogy?::4.9.5
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta sum and substance:Hosta Sum and Substance:A very large growing Hosta with yellow foliage.::4.26.05
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
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
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):
Rosaceae::Black Cherry:A common native tree valued for its lumber.:(PRO-nus)(ser-OT-i-na):7.20.05
Liliaceae::Climax Hosta:A Hosta with thick, green corrugated leaves having a gold margin.::
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:saxifragaceae astillbe thunbergii:Astilbe Morheims Glory:Pale lavender flowers on 4 foot tall stems.:(ah-STIL-bee)(chi-NEN-sis):6.1.05
Asteraceae::Erigeron Double Beauty , Fleabane, Daisy Fleabane:An Erigeron with double flowers in blues and purples.:(er-RIG-er-on):
Primulaceae::Super Nova Primula:An improved strain of Primrose with a plethora of colors. Grown as an annual or perennial.::
Araceae::Washington Palm, Fan Palm:A very tall growing palm used as large landscape palms in the warmer hardiness zones.::
Tiliaceae::Sterling Linden:A large pyramidal Linden.:(TIL-i-a)(toe-men-TOE-sa):
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):
Magnoliaceae::Magnolia Verbanica:A Saucer Magnolia hybrid.:(mag-NO-li-ah)(soo-lan-jee-AY-nuh):
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):
Plantaginaceae::Arabesque series Penstemon:A taller vertical Penstemon with a large flower spike.:(PEN-stem-on):
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
Fabaceae::Clara Mack Wisteria:A white flowering hardy Wisteria. One of the more restraint Wisteria.:(wis-TEE-ria)(mak-ro-STAK-ee-a) :
Euphorbiaceae::Snow on the Mountain, :A showy variegated Euphorbia.:(yoo-FOR-bee-uh):
Bromeliaceae::Aechmea Lois Pride:An Aechmea with variegated foliage and a strong colorful inflorescence.:(eek-MEE-uh):
Oleaceae::Gold Peep Forsythia:A low growing smaller Forsythia.:(for-SITH-i-a):
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
Alliaceae::Upton Allium:An ornamental Leek.::
Asteraceae::Pyrethrum Painted Daisy, Persian Chrysanthemum:A red daisy-like flower.:(tan-uh-SEE-tum)(kok-SIN-ee-um):
Asteraceae::Bressingham Doubloon:A large growing Heliopsis with semi-double yellow flowers.:(hee-li-OP-sis)(hee-li-AN-thoi-deez):
Orobanchaceae :scrophulariaceae agalinis tenuifolia:Slender False Foxglove, Slender Gerardia, Slender Agalinis, Common False Foxglove:A slender stemmed flowering annual.: :6.24.05
Anacardiaceae::Daydream Smoke Bush:A hardy Smoke Bush that becomes packed with smoky-like flowers.:(ko-TI-nus)(ko-GIG-ri-a):
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):
Campanulaceae ::Campanula Brantwood:A tall Campanula with violet blue trumpet flowers.:(kam-PAN-u-la)(lah-ti-FO-lee-a):
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
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
Taxodiaceae:taxodiaceae taxus x media sunburst:Sunburst Yew:The new growth of this Yew is yellow.:(TAKS-us):6.25.05
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):
Scrophulariaceae::Climbing Snapdragon, Roving Sailor, Twining Snapdragon, Snapdragon Vine:An heirloom tender perennial grown mostly as an annual. Once established will quickly grow and latch on to neighboring structures or plants.:(a-sa-REE-na)(an-tih-ri-FO-lee):
Rosaceae: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
Saxifragaceae::Berry Smoothie Heuchera:An unique color in the spring rose to pink, changing to purplish rose.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Crassulaceae ::Tricolor Sedum, (Sedum spurius Tricolor):A nice small, non-aggressive Sedum with colorful foliage.::
Caprifoliaceae::Sugar and Spice Korean Viburnum:An improved cultivar of the Korean Spice Viburnum.:(vy-BURN-um)(kar-LESS-ee-eye):
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::Viburnum Aureum:A golden yellow leaved Viburnum.::
Alliaceae::Globe Master Allium:Huge lilac purple balls reaching up to 8" wide on 3'+ stems. ::
Rosaceae:rosaceae rosa meidiland rose:Meidiland White:A busy shrub rose covered with double white flowers.::01.19.02 5.16.05
Lamiaceae::Balm-leaved Archangel, Balm-Leaved Red Deadnettle:A good tall Lamium for the shade areas. Received a 4 out of 5 rating at the Chicago Botanic Gardens Lamium trials.:(LAY-mee-um)(or-VAH-luh):
Hydrangeaceae::Samantha Silver Leaves Hydrangea:A Hydrangea with white undersides to the leaves.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(ar-bo-RES-enz):
Ranunculaceae::Liberation Clematis:A deciduous climber with large pink flowers.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
Geraniaceae::Geranium Brookside:Dark green foliage combined with the sapphire-blue flowers make this a choice Geranium.::
Onagraceae::Windchime Fuchsia:A very floriferous Fuchsia with red and white pendulous flowers.:(fyew-sha):
Asteraceae::Mercury Rising Coreopsis:A red flowering Coreopsis. Part of the Coreopsis "Big Bang" series.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Begoniaceae ::Buttered Popcorn:A white flowering semi-pendulous Begonia.:(be-GON-yuh):
Onagraceae::Variegated Evening Primrose ,Fruhlingsgold, Spring Gold Variegated Sundrop:A variegated cultivar of the Common Sundrop.:(ee-no-THE-ra)(fru-Ti-cosa):
Violaceae::Viola Pandora's Box, Pansy Pamdoras Box:A florific blooming Pansy loaded with pastel toned flowers.:(VI-oh-la)(wit-rock-i-A-na):
Asteraceae ::Aster Honeysong Pink:A tall New England Aster with pink flowers.::
Ericaceae::Candy Lights Rhododendron:A cultivar of the Northern Lights series of Rhododendron with light lavender flowers.:(roh-do-DEN-dron):
Liliaceae::Henderson's fawn lily:A native western American plant.::
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):
Araliaceae::Devils Walking-stick, Hercules Club, Prickly Elder:A fast spreading shrub which develops lots of nasty prickles.::
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
Dryopteridaceae::Ghost Fern, Ghost Lady Fern:An unusual fern with "ghostly" silvery white fronds.:(a-THI-ree-um)(nip-pon-IK-cum):
::Spring time gardens:Gardens with blooming plants in the spring.::
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):
Onagraceae::Firecracker Fuchsia:A striking Fuchsia with tri-colored leaves.:(fyew-sha):
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):
Solanaceae::Sparkler Ornamental Pepper:An ornamental Pepper with lots of variegation on the foliage. Fruit are hot.: (KAP-sih-kum) (AN-yoo-um):
Rosaceae:rosaceae spiraea japonica neon flash:Spirea Neon Flash:An improved version of the old standby Anthony Waterer Spirea. I think it has some of the dark pink flowers of these types of Spireas.:(spy-REE-a):5.15.05
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
Cannaceae:cannaceae canna x generalis rhizomes:Canna rhizomes:This sections contains pictures of Canna Tropicana rhizomes dug in the fall.::
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):
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) :
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae weigela looymansii aurea:Weigela Looymansii Aurea:A medium sized yellow leaf Weigela.:(wi-GE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):4.12.05
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):
Poaceae::Tiger Club Corn:A corn plant with variegated leaves. Grown for its ornamental foliage.:(ZEE-uh)(maze):
Apocynaceae::White Periwinkle:A white form of Periwinkle. Can be less vigorous than the common blue Periwinkle.:(VING-ka)(MY-nor)(al-BAA):
Boraginaceae::Pulmonaria David Ward:A variegated Pulmonaria with pink-red flowers.:(pul-muh-NAIR-ee-uh)(rue-BRAH):
Ranunculaceae::Delphinium Guardian series :Guardian series was bred for uniform flowers, early blossoms and sturdy plants.:(del-FIN-ee-um):
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
Liliaceae::I'm So Blue Hosta:A medium to large Hosta with cupped blue leaves.::
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
Malvaceae ::Hibiscus Cherie:A tropical orange flowering Hibiscus. Great plant for containers.::
Cupressaceae ::Shoosmith Juniper:A large growing upright Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):6.2.05
Caryophyllaceae::Frosty Fire Dianthus:A cherry red Dianthus reported to be tolerant of hot weather:(dy-AN-thus)(all-WOOD-ee-eye):
Bromeliaceae:bromeliaceae:Bromeliad:This section cotains general information on the very diverse Bromeliad family.::4.11.5
Asteraceae ::Yellow Marguerite Daisy:A quick growing plant loaded with yellow daisy-like flowers throughout the entire growing season.:(ar-ji-RAN-the-mum)(froo-TESS-enz). :5.11.05
Polemoniaceae::Blue Hills Creeping Phlox:A low growing ground cover perennial with moss-like foliage and blue/blue pink flowers in May.::
Rubiaceae:rubiaceae galium aparine:Bedstraw, Cleavers, Goose Grass:A sprawling weedy wildflower with stems covered with rasping prickles on the stem.::5.27.05
Liliaceae::Hosta Tokudama Aureonebulosa:A medium-sized Hosta with heavy corrugated blue-green leaves with a gold irregular center.::
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
Saxifragaceae::Autumn Bride Coral Bells, Autumn Bride Heuchera, Hairy Alumroot:A cultivar of Heuchera villosa an USA native. Can tolerate dry shade.::
Lamiaceae ::Bronze Beauty Ajuga:An older cultivar of Ajuga.:(a-JOO-guh)(REP-tans):
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
Solanaceae::Ornamental Pepper Numex Twilight:A medium hot pepper with good ornamental qualities.:(KAP-sih-kum):
Brassicaceae::Brazen Brass Mustard, Giant Red Mustard:An ornamental Mustard with egg plant purple, deeply cut foliage.:(BRAS-ee-ka):
Lamiaceae::Plectranthus Heigh Ho Silver:A cascading silver leaf Plectranthus. Mixes well in large containers.:(plec-TRAN-thus):
::British soldier lichen:::
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Goldilocks, Sedum selskianum:Forms a tight hummock with yellow flowers.::
Brassicaceae::Mountain Rock Cress, Rock Cress, Creeping Wall Cress:A compact white flowering Arabis.:(AR-uh-biss):
Asteraceae::Codimidium Phillipine:Yellow flowers with burgundy to chocolate colored centers.::
Cucurbitaceae::Wild Cucumber, Balsam Apple, Mock Apple:An annual herbaceous vine producing a spiky fruit vaguely resembling a cucumber. A creeping or climbing vine.::
Liliaceae::Hosta Lemon Lime:A fast growing shorter Hosta with greenish gold leaves.::
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
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):
Brassicaceae::Red Streak Mustard, Red Streaked Mizuna:A cool season plant with deeply cut reddish leaves. Has the taste of mild mustard.::
Rosaceae::Princess Kay Cherry:A double flowering plum.:(PRU-nus)(n-EYE-gra):
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):
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):
Liliaceae::Pale-flowered Fritillary, Fritillaria pallidiflora:This Fritillaria has pale yellow pendent flowers.:(frit-il-AR-ee-uh)(pal-id-uh-FLOR-uh):
Plantaginaceae::Utah Penstemon:A Utah native Penstemon with hot red-pink flowers.:(pen-STE-mon):6.22.05
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
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.::
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
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) :
Liliaceae::Heirloom Daylily:This section contains pictures of Daylily cultivars produced in the 1960's or earlier::
Crassulaceae:crassulaceae sedum kamtschaticum v middendorffianum:Sedum middendorffianum, Middendorf Stonecrop:A delicate member of the Sedum kamtschaticum group.::4.4.5
Liliaceae::Wild Lily of the Valley, Canada Mayflower:A native wildflower found in moist shaded woods.::
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: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
Fabaceae::White Clover:A common occurring plant found in the lawn and wild. The coveted four-leaf clover is found in this species.::
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):
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):
Onagraceae::Youngii Lapsley Sundrops:A fast spreading perennial with bright yellow flowers and red buds.:(ee-no-THE-ra)(fru-Ti-cosa):
Dryopteridaceae::Stabierae Fern:Taller upright fern.:(dry-OP-ter-iss):
Liliaceae::Erythronium Pagoda:Yellow pendent lily-like flowers on 12 inch stalks.::
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
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
Ericaceae::Forest Flame lily of the valley bush, Forest Flame Pieris:A hybrid Pieris with colorful foliage and white flowers.:(pie-ER-is)(ja-PON-i-cum):
Pinaceae::Curtis Dwarf Pine, Curtis Dwarf White Pine:A dense mounded, slow growing dwarf White Pine.:(PIE-nus)(STROH-bus):
Ranunculaceae::Crimson Star Aquilegia:A taller Columbine with red and white flowers.:(ack-wi-LEE-gee-a):
Rosaceae ::John Cabon Rose:A free flowering shrub Rose with semi-double red flowers.::
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):
Cyperaceae::Wild Spike Cypress:A tropical Cypress grow as an annual or indoor plant in colder climates. Needs constant moist and good sun for best performance.:(SEYE-per-us):
Asclepiadaceae::Variegated Hindu Rope Plant:A variegated version of the contorted Hoya called Hindu Rope Plant.:(HOY-ah):
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::Pandora's Box Daylily:An evergreen Daylily with a large bold eye and contrasting ground color.:(hem-er-o-kal-lis):
Pinaceae ::Compact Englemann Spruce:A compact cultivar of the Englemann Spruce.:(PIE-see-ah):
Asclepiadaceae::Hindu Rope Plant, Hindu Rope, Hindu Rope Hoya:A variety of the Wax Plant (Hoya) with contorted dark green leaves.:(HOY-ah)(car-NOH-sah):
Hypericaceae:hypericaceae hypericum calycinum:St. John's Wort, Aaron's Beard:A vigorous fast growing woody plant spreading by stolons. Produces a mass of yellow flowers in the summer.:(hy-PER-ee-kum):4.19.05
Asteraceae ::Prairie blazing star:::
Liliaceae::Hosta Paradigm:A large Hosta with gold centered corragated leaves.::
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:crassulaceae sedum telephium mohrchen:Sedum Mohrchen:An upright clump growing Sedum with succulent-like burgundy leaves.::4.3.5
Poaceae:poaceae hystrix patula:Bottle Brush Grass:Woodland grass that gets 3-5 feet tall growing in the shaded areas of the woods.::08.13.02 5.7.05
Asteraceae::Polar Bear Zinnia:A white dahlia flower type Zinnia.:(zin-EE-a)(EL-e-genz):
Acanthaceae::Mexican Petunia, Texas Petunia:A tall tender shrubby perennial, common in the south not so in the north.:(roo-EL-ee-a)(brih-to-nee-AY-na):
Asteraceae::Summer Wine Yarrow, Summer Wine Achillea:A Yarrow with deep wine-colored flowers.:(ak-ih-LEE-a)(mill-ee-FOH-lee-um) :
Asteraceae::Eye Ball Plant, Peek A Boo, Toothache plant:The unique golden yellow flowers with the burgundy-red eye is a real eye catcher. A tender perennial grown as an annual in cooler climates.::
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):
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
Scrophulariaceae::Waterperry Blue Veronica:A low growing free flowering plant.::7.2.05
Cyperaceae::Common Oak Sedge, Pennsylvania sedge:A good plant for average to dry shade. Produces soft clumps of green grass-like leaves.:(KAIR-ex):
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
Primulaceae::Sieboldi Primrose:A great plant for woodland conditions flowering in the spring.::
Rosaceae::Blazing Sunset Geum, Blazing Sunset Avens:A Geum with bright tangerine red flowers will add a bright spot in the garden.:(JEE-um):
Solanaceae::Picobella series Petunia:A series of Petunias with flowers called milliflora. Meaning lots of small flowers::
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Frosty Morn:A small bushy Sedum with variegated foliage.::
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
Zygophyllaceae:zygophyllaceae tribulus terrestris:Puncturevine, Clatrop:This plant considered a noxious weed.::
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae geranium maculatum:Spotted Geranium, Wild Geranium:An easy to grow, common, woodland wildflower.::4.18.05
Lythraceae::Bat-Face Cuphea, St. Peter's Plant, Tiny Mice, Bunny Ears :The small flowers of this plant really look like the face of a bat. Likes full sun and dry.:(KYOO-fee-uh)(LAY-vee-a):
Asteraceae::Mardi Gras Sneezeweed:A Sneezeweed with colorful yellow to red flowers.:(hel-EE-nee-um):
Violaceae ::Viola Wooper, Pansy Whooper:A Pansy with large 4 inch flowers.:(VI-oh-la)(wit-rock-i-A-na):
Poaceae::Scotland Tufted Hairgrass:A cultivar of the Tufted Hairgrass.:(deh-SHAMP-see-ah)(ses-pih-TOH-sah):
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):
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):
Lamiaceae::Salvia Rose Sage, Desert Sage, Giant Flowered Purple Sage:A California native with silvery foliage and large ornamental flowers.:(SAL-vee-ah):
Liliaceae::Hosta Lakeside Cha Cha:Lakeside Cha Cha is a large upright clump with green leaves and a cream to lime green border. ::
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
Campanulaceae::Garden Leader series:A series of Balloon flowers from Grimes Horticulture.:(plat-ee-KO-don)(gran-dih-FLOR-us):
Asteraceae::Candy Stripe Cosmos:A large annuals with 2-3 inch flowers. The birds love the seeds.:(KOZ-mos):
Cupressaceae::Buffalo Juniper:A low growing ground cover type Juniper with green foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us):
Lamiaceae::Alpine Skull Cap:A low growing plant flowers have a white lower lip and purple hood.:(skew-teh-LARE-ee)(AL-pin-ah):
Cupressaceae::Plumosa Compacta Juniper, Compact Andorra Juniper:A compact form of Andorra Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us) (hor-i-zon-TA-lis):
Cupressaceae ::Snow False Cypress, Snow Sawara Flase Cypress:A dwarf bun shaped conifer with white tipped foliage.:(kamma-SIP-eris)(pie-sif-er-ah):
Pinaceae:pinaceae picea abies pygmaea:Pygmaea Norway Spruce:A very hardy slow growing Norway Spruce.:(PY-see-ah)(A-bees):5.3.05
Begoniaceae ::Begonia Illumination Series:A series of pendulous tuberous begonia hybrids with large double flowers.:(be-GON-yuh):
Violaceae::Pansy Splendid Blue and Yellow, Viola Splendid Blue and Yellow::)VI-oh-la)(wit-rock-i-A-na):
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):
Caprifoliaceae ::Golden Leaf European Cranberry Bush:A yellow leaf form of the European Cranberrybush.::
Asteraceae ::Primadonna Deep Rose Cone Flower:A large coneflower with large deep rose flowers.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
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):
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):
Hydrangeaceae::Quick Fire Hydrangea:The name refers to this Hydrangeas early bloom.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
Cupressaceae::Mr Bowling Ball Arborvitae, Linesville Arborvitae`:A slow growing globular Arborvitae.:(Thoo-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):
Liliaceae::Hosta Moon Lily:A medium Hosta with yellow gold foliage.::
Rosaceae::Aromatnaya Quince:A Russian variety of Quince producing edible lemony flavored fruit.:(sigh-DOH-nee-uh)(ob-LON-guh):
Rosaceae::Linda Cambell Rose, Linda Campbell Rugosa Rose:A very hardy Rugosa Rose type with red flowers.::
Amarylidaceae::Naked Lady, Resurrection Lily, Surprise Lily:Flowers appear on naked stalks in the late summer from dormant bulbs.::
Ginkgoaceae::Ginkgo Todd's WB:A very slow growing dwarf Ginkgo.:(GINGK-go)(bi-LO-baa):
Asteraceae:compositae sonchus oleraceus:Common Sow thistle, Annual Sow thistle:A common yellow flowering weed.::08.22.02 4.16.05
Rosaceae:avens x borisii:Geum Borisi, Boris Avens:A small plant that produces orange flowers on 9-12 inch wiry stems in the late spring.:(JEE-um):08.04.02 4.11.5
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):
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):
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):
Scrophulariaceae ::Floral Showers:A very short Snapdragon.:(an-tih-RI-num)(MAY-jus):
Poaceae ::Grosse Fountaine Miscanthus:A large ornamental grass with silvey plumes. :(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
Rosaceae::Showy Mesplius, Mediar, Medlar Tree, Hosedoup, Open Arse:A small garden tree that produces an edible fruit.:(MES-pi-lus)(jer-MAN-i-ka):
Rosaceae ::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):
Saxifragaceae:saxifragaceae astillbe chinenesis:Astilbe Visions:An Astilbe with raspberry pink flowers.:(ah-STIL-bee)(chi-NEN-sis):6.1.05
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
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):
Pinaceae::Weeping White Spruce, Pendula White Spruce:A columnar tree with upright leader and weeping branches.:(PI-see-ah)(GLAW-ka):
Saxifragaceae::Bergenia Herbsblutte:A Bergenia with pink flowers.:(ber-GEN-i-a)(kor-di-FOL-i-a):
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):
Pinaceae::Jacobsens Pyramid Japanese Larch:A fast growing smaller Japanese Larch cultivar.:(LAR-iks)(KEM-fer-eye):
Bromeliaceae::Rana Guzmania:A red orange bract colored Guzmania.::
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):
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):
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):
Pinaceae::Deborah Waxman Larch, Deborah Waxman Tamarack:A dwarf form of the American Larch::
Taxodiaceae::Dawn Redwood:A very large deciduous conifer that will tolerate moist sites:(met-a-see-KWOY-ah)(glip-too-stroo-BOY-dez):
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
Saxifragaceae::Montrose Ruby Coral Bells, Montrose Ruby Heuchera:A Coral Bell with bronze leaves that are reddish bronze on the underside.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Asteraceae::Achillea Schwellenburg:Has the deep gold flowers of Coronation Gold, plus the silver ferny foliage of Moonshine.::
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Autumn Fire:Another improvement of the tried and true Sedum Autumn Joy.::
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
Lamiaceae::Variegated Oregano, Variegated Wild Greek Oregano :A variegated form of Oregano.:(oh-RIG-a-num)(vul-GA-re):
Poaceae::Silver Tower Maiden Grass, Silver Tower Miscanthus:One of the taller Miscanthus reaching up to 9 feet.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
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):
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
Magnoliaceae::Magnolia Centennial Blush:Magnolia Centennial has white flowers with a pink blush.:(mag-NO-lee-uh)(ste-LAH-tah):
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
Z Liliaceae::Hosta Victory:::
Onagraceae::Lemon Drop Evening Primrose:A mounding Evening Primrose with 1-2 inch lemon yellow flowers.:(ee-no-THE-ra):
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
Saxifragaceae::Astilbe Diamond:A tall Astilbe with large white flowers.:(ah-STIL-bee):
Ranunculaceae::Misty Mauves Delphinium:An improved Delphinium with frilly double flowers, heat resistance and stronger stems:(del-FIN-ee-um):
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Honey Song:::
Rosaceae ::Tina Flowering Crab:A small mounded tree with white flowers. A nice compact plant.: :
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.::
Convolvulaceae ::Sweet Potato Vine Ace of Spades:A dark leaf variety of Sweet Potato Vine. This is an older variety.:(ih-po-MEE-ah):
Poaceae: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
Ranunculaceae ::White Baneberry, Doll Eye's:A woodland plant producing clusters of white flowers followed by white berries on stout red stalks.::
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):
Lamiaceae::Anne Greenaway Lamium:A colorful Lamium with multicolored leaves.:(lay-MEE-um)(mak-ew-LAH-tum):
Liliaceae::Big Mama Hosta:A large blue leaf sieboldi type Hosta.::
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):
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
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
Lamiaceae ::Jean Davis Lavender,Munstead Pink, Nana Rosea:A pink to mauve colored lavender with grayish green foliage.:(lav-AN-dew-lah) (an-gus-tee-FOH-lee-uh):
Violaceae::Viola Sorbet Coconut Swirl:A heat and cold tolerant Viola. Reported to be hardy to zone #6-7?::
Saxifragaceae::Midnight Rose Coral Bells:Dark purple leaves with a pink splashed variegation.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Asteraceae::Rudbeckia Pot of Gold:An improved selection of Rudbeckia Goldstrum.:(rud-BEK-ee-ah)(FULL-jih-dah) variety (sul-ih-VAN-tee-eye):
Papaveraceae::Cheerio Poppy:A blushed pink poppy with reddish center markings.:(pa-PA-ver):
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
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
Fagaceae ::Scarlet Oak, Spanish Oak, Black Oak:A medium to large Oak with scarlett fall coloration.:(Kwer-kus):
Aceraceae::Greencolumn Maple:A broad columnar Maple with golden yellow fall foliage.:(AY-ser)(sack-AR-rum):
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
Cupressaceae ::Hetz Winter Green Arborvitae, Wintergreen Arborvitae:A compact upright dark green Arborvitae.:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):
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
Asclepiadaceae ::Balloon Flower, Oscar, Swan Plant:A large growing plant with small white flowers and inflated balloon-like seed pods.:(as-KLEE-pi-as):
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):
Polemoniaceae::Garden Phlox Miss Holland:A Garden Phlox with white flower having a red eye.:(floks)(pa nic ew LAH ta):
:horticulture designing front yards house 3:House 3:This section contains a series of pictures illustrating different ways to design a front yard. This set was taken in a yard that I designed and have maintained for the past 10 years. The pictures were taken in October. Some plants are in their fall glory and some in their fall decline. Some text has been added but mainly I use this as part of a presentation in my workshop "Designing the Front Yard"::
Liliaceae::Hosta Stiletto:Truly a groundcover Hosta producing a large amount of small narrow variegated leaves. A good Hosta for edging the shade garden::
Cactaceae::Echinopsis Los Angeles:A beautiful Echinopsis hybrid.:(ek-in-OP-sis):
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
Ginkgoaceae::Witches Broom Ginkgo:A dwarf form of Ginkgo found on a "Witches Broom" growth of a normal tree.:(GINGK-go)(bi-LO-baa):
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):
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
Apocynaceae:apocynaceae amsonia hubrichtii:Thread Leaf Blue Star, Narrow-leaf Blue Star, Arkansas Amsonia:A medium size perennial with pale blue flowers and brilliant yellow fall foliage.:(am-SO-knee-uh):4.8.5
Asteraceae:asteraceae tragopogon pratensis:Showy goat's-beard, Goat's-beard, Meadow Salsify, Yellow Goat's Beard, Jack-go-to-bed-at-noon:An introduced plant that has naturalized.::7-14-01 4.11.5
Rosaceae::Rubriflora Flowering Quince:A single red flowering Flowering Quince.:(kee-NOM-e-lez):
Agavaceae::Yucca Color Guard:A Yucca cultivar with yellow striped leaves that hold up throughout the entire summer.::03.30.06
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):
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
Araliaceae:araliaceae brassaia actinophylla:Schefflera, Umbrella plant:A medium to large size indoor plant that tolerates lower light conditions.::4.9.5
Cupressaceae::Haverbeck Common Juniper::(juu-NIP-er-us)(kom-MEW-nis):
Caryophyllaceae::Rock Soapwort, Soapwort, Bouncing Betty, Sweet Betty, Hedge Pink, Latherwort, Scourwort, Bruise Wort, Soap Root:An easy to grow ground perennial cover perennial producing masses of small pink flowers in June:(sap-oh-NA-ri-ah)(oh-ke-MOI-deez):4.7.5
Rosaceae ::Pink Spires Flowering Crab:An upright flowering Crab.::
Ranunculaceae::Purple and Violet Tree Peony:Peony that grow on woody stems and do not die back to the ground like herbaceous Peony::
Araceae::Tannia, Golden Elephant Ear, Lime Zinger:Large bright chartreuse leaves add a bright spot to a partial shaded area of the garden::
Rosaceae ::Grefsheim Spirea, First Snow Spirea:An early blooming white flowering, mid-size Spirea.:(spy-REE-ah):12.03.05
Labiatae::Hyssop:A plant with ornamental, culinary and medicinal uses.:(hi-SO-pus):
Osmundaceae::Royal Fern:A variety of the Royal fern:(os-MUN-duh):
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
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
Poaceae::Switch Grass North Wind:A tight upright Switch Grass cultivar.:(PAN-ih-kum)(veer-GAH-tum):aa
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
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
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
Asteraceae::Phantom Eupatorium, Phantom Joe Pye Weed:A compact Eupatorium with wine red to burgundy flowers.:(yew-pah-TOH-ri-um):
Cornaceae::Cornus alba aurea:A large Dogwood with red stems and yellow foliage.:(KOR-nus)(AL-ba):
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):
Liliaceae::Gold Standard Hosta:A classic fast growing medium large Hosta with a green edge and gold centers.::
Ranunculaceae::Double Thrills Pasque Flower:A double form of the Pasque flower.::
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.::
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
Saxifragaceae::Red Light Astilbe:An Astilbe with red flowers.:(ah-STIL-bee):
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):
Alliaceae:liliaceae allium senescens:German Garlic:Late blooming Allium, with pink flowers and a tufted growth habit.::4.22.05
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta fried bananas:Hosta Fried Bananas:A medium to large mounded Hosta with glossy yellow foliage.::4.24.05
Lamiaceae ::Summer Jewel Red Salvia:An earlier blooming Salvia coccinea type. With red flowers on 20 inch plants. AAS Bedding Plant Award Winner in 2011.:(SAL-vee-a)(kok-SIN-ee-a):
Fumariaceae ::Candy Hearts Bleeding Hearts:The flowers are held above the foliage for an extended period of bloom.::
Araceae::Thailand Giant Elephant Ears:An extremely large strain of Colocasia gigantea.:(kol-oh-KAY-see-uh)(jy-GAN-tee-uh):
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):
Plumbaginaceae::Leadwort, Plumbago:A nice ground cover with true blue flowers.:(ser-at-o-STIG-ma)(plum-bah-gi-NOI-deez):
Pinaceae::Beuronensis Scotch Pine:A slow growing bushy dome shaped Scotch Pine.:(PIE-nus)(sil-VES-tris):
Crassulaceae::Sedum Maestro:A medium size perennial with pink flowers and bluish to purple foliage. Best in the full sun.::
Fabaceae::Purple Robe Black Locust:A Black Locust with violet purple flowers.:(roe-BIN-nee-uh)(sue-doe-uh-KAY-shuh):
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
Pinaceae::Mrs. Cesarini Colorado Spruce:A dwarf slow growing Colorado Spruce.:(PY-see-uh):
Pinaceae::Procumbens Norway Spruce:A low growing dwarf Norway Spruce. Even though it is considered dwarf it can still put on some size.::
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
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
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):
Asteraceae ::Arizona Sun Gaillardia series:A Gaillardia with orange red blossoms tipped by a ring yellow.:(gah-LARD-ee-uh):
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
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):
Malvaceae::Summer Storm Hardy Hibiscus:This hardy Hibiscus produces dinner plate size blush pink with deep red eye flowers.:(hi-BIS-kus):
Piperaceae ::Red Edge Peperomia:A small shrubby Peperomia with red edges on he leaves.:(pep-er-ROH-mee-uh) :
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):
Crassulaceae:crassulaceae crassula argentea variegata:Variegated Jade:This a variegated form of the Jade. ::5.15.05
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):
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
Asteraceae::Common Yarrow, Rose Common Yarrow:A pink-flowered form of common yarrow,:(ak-i-LEE-ah)(mil-lee-FO-le-um):
Brassicaceae::Aubrieta:A low growing plant loaded with flowers in the spring.:(a-bri-EH-ah):
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):
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):
Ranunculaceae::Sharp-Lobed Hepatica, Mountain Hepatic:An early spring blooming plant found growing in deciduous forests.::
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
Ericaceae::Rhododendron Capistrano:One of the first good flowering yellow Rhododendrons.:(roh-do-DEN-dron):
Poaceae ::Red Baron Japanese Blood Grass:A red leaf grass that grows best in full sun moist to wet conditions.:(im-per-AH-tah):
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::Expansa Aureospicata Juniper, Davurica JUniper:A spreading green colored Juniper with splashes of butter yellow on the foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us):
Asteraceae::Pooh Dahlia:A collaterette type of Dahlia with with 3.5 inch orange yellow bicolor flower.:(DAHL-ya) :
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.::
Liliaceae::Hill Billy Blue Hosta:A large clump, flat growing Hosta with blue foliage.::
Rosaceae::Jackii Siberian Crabapple:A very hardy Apple tree with white flowers and small fruit.::
Solanaceae::Ornamental Pepper Black Pearl:Has semi-glossy leaves with black rounded fruit that turn red.:(KAP-sih-kum):
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
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
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):
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
Caryophyllaceae::Dianthus Kawara Pink, Dianthus Kawara:A lacy pink cultivar of the Kawara series of Dianthus.:(dy-AN-thus):
Ranunculaceae:ranunculaceae aquilegia canadensis little lanterns:Aqulegia Little Lanterns:A shorter, compact version of Aquilegia canadensis:(ack-wi-LEE-gee-a):5.11.05
Rosaceae::Variegated Kerria, White Edge Kerria:Variegated form of Kerria. Maybe the same as Keri japonica picta. :(KER-i-ah)(ja-PON-i-Ka):
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):
Liliaceae ::Hosta Drinking Gourd:Forms a large mound of cupped blue green foliage::
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
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):
Pinaceae::Varied Directions European Larch:"Spreading habit of this deciduous plant produces robust twigs that propel the branches up and out, in—that's right—varied directions". (Iseli Nursery):(LAR-icks)(dee-SID-uu-ah):
Solanaceae::Browallia Blue Bells:A cascading plant with blue star shaped flowers:(bro-WAL-ee-ah)(spee-see-OH-sa):
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
Liliaceae::Royal Standard Hosta:An older Hosta cultivar that is still widely used. Noted for its white flowers in August.::
Fabaceae::Kentucky Wisteria:A fast growing vine that needs a strong supporting structure.:(wis-TEER-ee-a):
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
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
Liliaceae::Daylily Autumn Minaret:A very tall late blooming heirloom Daylily.:(hem-er-o-kal-lis:
Hydrangeaceae ::Floribunda Hydrangea:One of the larger Hydrangeas with a large amount of white, conical inflorescences.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae geranium sanquineum album:Geranium sanguineum Album:A medium spreading and medium height, white flowering cultivar of the "Bloody Cranesbill" Geranium.::4.18.05
Cupressaceae ::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
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):
Rosaceae::Autumn Glory Ornamental Carb:A small to medium Ornamental Crab with white flowers and red orange fruit.::
Salicaceae ::Cottet Willow, Streamco Willow, Dwarf Banker's Willow:A low growing Willow. with stems rooting where they touch the soil.:(SAY-liks):
Asteraceae ::Achillea Rose Queen:An Achillea with rose colored flowers.:(ak-i-LEE-ah)(mil-lee-FO-le-um):
Poaceae::Pony's Tail Grass, Mexican Feather Grass, Esparto Grass:A graceful plume shaped plant producing masses of Pony Tail like plumes.:(STYE-pah):
Asteraceae::Red Romaine:A red leaf Romaine lettuce also known as Cos Lettuce. Good to add colors to your salad.::
Poaceae::Festina Fescue:An improved version of this Fescue.:(fes-TOO-kah):
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
Cyperaceae::Carex Prairie Fire:Forms an attract tussock of green bronze foliage.:(KAIR-eks)(test-uh-SEE-uh) :
Crassulaceae:crassulaceae crassula argentea hummel's sunset:Hummel's Sunset Jade:An interesting cultivar of the popular Jade.::5.15.05
Liliaceae:liliaceae fritilaria meleagris:Guinea Hen Flower, Fritillaria, Snakes Head, Checkered Lily, Sullen Lady, Leper's Bell:A medium size plant bearing 1-2 bell-shaped, pendant flowers per plant. The petals have a checkered pattern.:(frit-il-AR-ee-uh):03.11.03 4.22.05
Rosaceae ::Geum Starkers Magnificent:A medium plant producing double tangerine orange flowers.::
Rosaceae ::Flowering Crab Kirk, Ornamental Flowering Crab Kirk:A small white flowering ornamental crab::
Alliaceae::Allium Atropurpureum:A drumstick type Allium with maroon-purple starry flowers.::
Rosaceae::Firebird Ornamental Crab:A dwarf white flowering Ornamental Crab Apple.::05.9.05
Verbenaceae:verbenaceae verbena hastala:Blue Verbain, Simpler's-joy, Swamp Verbena:A native wild flower found in moist areas.::4.21.05, 6.24.05
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
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):
Liliaceae::Daylily with double flowers:This section contains pictures of the Daylilies with double flowers.::
:::This section contains pictures of potted annuals in clay pots.::4.7.5
Crassulaceae::Monstrosum Hens and Chicks:A interesting plant with densely packed elongated tubular gray-green leaves tipped with maroon. :(sem-per-VEEV-um):
Buxaceae::Green Gem Boxwood:A smaller Boxwood that resists winter burn.::
Liliaceae::Fritillaria lutea:A bright yellow flower sits atop of a 36" stem.:(frit-il-AR-ee-uh:
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.::
Asteraceae::Purple Fields Ageratum:An Ageratum with purple flowers:(a-jer-A-tum)(hew-so-nee-AH-num):
Asteraceae::Paprika Yarrow:A hybrid Achillea with Paprika red flowers.:(ak-i-LEE-ah)(mil-lee-FO-le-um):
Araceae:araceae philodendron iquites:Philodendron Iquitos:I saw this plant growing in the tropical dome of the Mitchel Park Domes. It has a very unique color.::03.13.02 4.9.5
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.::
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):
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
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
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
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
Grossulariaceae::Dwarf Alpine Current, Early Alpine Current:A dwarf form of Alpine Current:(RI-bez)(al-PIE-num):
Smilacaceae::Carrion Flower:A non woody climbing vine that produces round clusters of dark blue seeds.::
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
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
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):
Caprifoliaceae::Madonna Elderberry:A variegated Elderberry.:(sam-BOO-kus)(NY-grah):
Rosaceae ::Creeping Cotoneaster:A rather slow low growing Cotoneaster.:(ko-tone-EE-aster)(ad-PRES-us):7.15.05
Fagaceae::Chestnut Oak, Basket Oak, Rock Oak, Tannin Bark Oak:A small to medium Oak:(KWER-kuss)(PRI-nus):
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.::
Fagaceae::Purple Leaf Beech, Purple Beech:A very large Beech tree with black-red purple leaves.:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
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
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
Campanulaceae::Cherry Bells Spotted Campanula:A Campanula with tubular, pendulous red flowers.:(kam-PAN-yew-lah)(punk-TAh-tah):
Ranunculaceae::Clematis Henryi:An antique, deciduous vine Clematis with large single white flowers.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
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
Primulaceae::Kiosana Primula:A shade loving perennial Primula that slowly colonizes an area by rhizomes.::
Ranunculaceae::Swan Colombine series:A large mix of colors in this mid size Columbine.:(ack-wi-LEE-gee-a):
Hypericaceae::Hidcote St Johns Wort:An old cultivar with a long season of bloom, very hardy and easy to maintain.:(hy-PER-ee-kum):
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
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.::
Rosaceae ::Rosa forrestiana:A species rose that performs well in gardens.::
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):
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):
Brassicaceae:brassicaceae dentaria lacinata:Cut-Leaved Toothwort:A white flowering ephemeral, blooming in the early spring. ::5.05.02 4.11.5
Ulmaceae::Jacqueline Hillier Elm:A very small Elm. Can be trained to a single stem or let to grow as a shrub::
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
Verbenaceae::Golden Ring Lantana:::
Cactaceae:cactaceae cephalocereus senilis:Old Man Cactus:A beautiful columnar plant with long silver white matted hairs.::4.12.5
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):
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 ::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.::
Apocynaceae::Vinca Wojos Gem:A dense highly variegated vine. Used in baskets and containers in zone #5.::7.20.05
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):
Saxifragaceae::Rheinlander Astillbe:An Astilbe with clear pink flowers.:(ah-STIL-bee):
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: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
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):
Bromeliaceae::Earth Stars:::
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):
Rosaceae::Cameo Flowering Quince:A double peach flowering Flowering Quince.:(kee-NOM-e-lez)(ja-PON-i-ka):
Rosaceae ::Pasteur Rose, Carolina Rose, Wild Rose:A wild rose with a single pink flowers.::
Fabaceae::Bluebonnet, Texas bluebonnet, Texas lupine, Buffalo clover, Wolf-flower:A lupine with blue flowers and is the Texas state flower. Growing requirements are very different than the hybrid Lupines we grow in our gardens.:(luu-PIE-nus)(teck-SEN-sis) :
Rosaceae:rosaceae fragaria pink panther:Pink Panther Alpine Strawberry:A pink flowering version of the Red Alpine Strawberry.:(frag-AY-ree-uh):5.14.05
Caprifoliaceae::Weigela My Monet:A small Weigela with multicolored foliage and red flowers.:(wi-GE-la)(FLOR-i-dah:
Rosaceae::Kingishi Flowering Quince:An orange flowering Flowering Quince.:(kee-NOM-e-lez)(ja-PON-i-ka):
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):
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):
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):
Liliaceae::Hosta Empress Wu:One of, if not the largest growing Hosta.::
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
Oleaceae::Albert B Holden Lilac:A Lilac with dark purple buds opening to deep purple flowers.:(si-RING-A)(vul-GAR-is):
Rosaceae::Elveshorn Shrub Rose:A shrub rose with pink flowers.::
Cyperaceae::Bicknell’s Sedge, Copper Shouldered Oval Sedge :A prairie sedge that is found growing in both wet river bottoms and drier areas.:(KAIR-ex):
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
Cyperaceae::Carex New Look:A cultivar of Pendulous Sedge genus with green arching leaves. It does have a fresh green look.::
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::Bright Lights Cosmos:A free flowering Cosmos with hues of Oranges and Yellows:(KOZ-mos)(sul-fer-EE-us):
Araceae::Neon Devils Ivy:A bright yellow form of the Devils Ivy.::
Rosaceae::Orange Crush Flowering Crab:A spectacular medium sized Ornamental Crab.::
Anacardiaceae:anacardiaceae rhus typhina:Staghorn Sumac, Velvet Sumac, Fuzzy Sumac, Hairy Sumac:A native tall shrub with bright red fall foliage. Can spread and form large colonies.:(rhoos or Rhuss)(TIE-fee-na):4.8.5
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
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):
Caryophyllaceae::Dianthus Bouquet ::(dye-AN-thus):
:::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.::
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):
Solanaceae::Only The Lonely Nicotiana:A tall stately plant with 5-6 inch white trumpet shaped flowers.:(ni-ko-shee-AN-a):
Hydrangeaceae::Hydrangea Bounty:A Hydrangea cultivar that is very similar to Annabella. Reported to have have smaller flowers with stronger stems.::
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
Saxifragaceae::Bergenia Cabenet:A Bergenia cultivar with bright pink flowers.:(ber-GEN-i-a):
Rosaceae::Korean Spirea:An under used Spirea with white flowers.:(spy-REE-ah)(frit-she-A-na):
Saxifragaceae::Paris Coralbells, Heuchera Paris:A heavy flowering Coral Bells with silvery green foliage.:(HEW-ker-ah):
:pots of plants spring bulbs::This sections contains pictures of flowering bulbs in containers.::6.06.02, 4.7.5
Asteraceae::Gem Marigolds Series:This lesser-known Marigold has single yellow flowers, lacey foliage and a pleasant lemon scent:(TAG-e-teez):
Lamiaceae::Sensation Rose Salvia:A compact Salvia selection with bright rose flowers on tightly packed spikes.:(SAL-vee-a):
Saxifragaceae::Leatherleaf Bergenia:A plant very similar to Bergenia cordifolia.:(ber-GEN-i-a)(kra-si-FO-lee-ah):
Aceraceae::Variegated Sycamore:A medium size tree with variegated foliage that will tolerate shade.:(AYE-ser)(soo-doh-PLAT-uh-nus):
Bromeliaceae::Aechmea zebrina Surprise:An Aechmea with dark burgundy foliage with gray striations. Blossoms are orange and yellow.:(eek-MEE-uh):
:critters::This section contains pictures of animal figures used to embellish the garden or landscape. ::4.5.5
Rosaceae::White Meadow Sweet, Narrowleaf Meadowsweet, Pale Bridewort or Pipestem:A native shrub found growing in wet areas.::
Betulaceae ::White Satin Birch:An improved cultivar of Birch::
Ulmaceae:ulmaceae celtis occidentalis:Common Hackberry:A large, tough durable tree.:(SELL-tis)(ok-si-den-TALL-lis):7.3.05
Liliaceae:liliaceae asparagus plumosus:Asparagus fern, Asparagus Fern plumosus, Emerald Fern, Emerald Feather:A variety of Asparagus fern Sprengeri with very lacey foliage. :(ass-SPAR-uh-gus):4.22.05
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
Caryophyllaceae::Dianthus Jolt series:A new group of heat tolerant Dianthus from Panama Seeds.::
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):
Poaceae::Wallis Fescue::(fes-TOO-kah):
Scrophulariaceae::Veronica Sunny Border Blue:A medium Veronica with violet blue flower spikes.:(ver-ON-ih-kah):
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
Campanulaceae::Brook Lobelia, Fen Lobelia, Bog Lobelia:A small blue flowering Lobelia native to moist sites.::
Ranunculaceae::Betty Corning Clematis:Clematis with bell shaped nodding flowers that are hardy an:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
Hydrangeaceae ::Big Bend Hydrangea::(hy-DRAIN-jah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
Caryophyllaceae::Dianthus Zing Rose:A mat forming hardy Dianthus with bright rose red flowers.: (dye-AN-thus)(del-TOY-deez):
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):
Lamiaceae::Morning Blush Stachys, Morning Blush Big Betony:A Stachys with spikes of white pink flushed flowers.::
Boraginaceae::Tower of Jewels:A tall plant with dark pink to red flowers on a large inflorescence.::
Fabaceae::White Redbud:A white blooming form of Redbud.:(SER-cis)(kan-a-DEN-sis):
Alliaceae:liliacea allium cernuum:Nodding Onion, WIld Onion, Lady's Leek:A native perennial plant forming a nodding umbel of white to light lavender flowers.::4.22.05
Asteraceae: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
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):
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):
Scrophulariaceae::Angelonia Archangel series, Summer Snap Dragon Archangel series:A series of colorful Summer Snapdragons.:(an-ge-low-nee-a)(an-gus-tee-FOH-lee-uh):
Balsaminaceae::Fiesta Ole Peppermint:Where this Impatien may lack in flower production, it makes up with the variegated foliage.:(im-PAY-shuns):
Rubiaceae::Partridge-berry, Partridgeberry, Squawvine, Twinberry, Winter Clover:A low creeping plant with small white flowers and bright red berries.::
Calycanthaceae::Hartlage Wine Raulston Allspice:A Sweet Bush hybrid with large red flowers.:(kal-ee-KAN-thus):
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) :
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
Plantaginaceae::Blue Buckle Penstemon:A cultivar of the native Wandbloom Penstemon with better flowers.:(pen-STE-mon):
Brassicaceae:brassicaceae thlaspi arvense:Field Penny Crest:An annual weed common throughout the USA.::4.11.5
Ranunculaceae:ranunculaceae aquilegia photo album:Columbine:Columbines have been in gardens for for hundreds of years. Can be short lived plants depending on the site. This is generic cultural information on the plants as a whole.:(ack-wi-LEE-gee-a):
Poaceae::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):
Cornaceae::Ivory Halo Dogwood:A compact variegated Dogwood shrub with brilliant red stems.:(KOR-nus)(AL-ba):
Asteraceae::Benary Giants Zinnia:A tall Zinnia with fully double flowers in a wide range of colors.::
Lamiaceae ::Nicoletta Swedish Ivy:A soft gray foliaged, trailing Swedish ivy.:(plec-TRAN-thus):02.16.06
Z Liliaceae::Hosta Northern Exsposure:::
Brassicaceae::Frosty Night Alyssum:An Alyssum with white flowers and variegated foliage.:(lob-yoo-LAR-ee-uh):
Cactaceae:cactaceae schlumbergera bridgessi:Christmas Cactus:A very popular epiphytic cactus grown for its beautiful flowers that bloom at Christmas time and also may bloom later on in the spring. Can be difficult to get to bloom since it needs to have a resting period, proper temperature and the right day length::4.5.02, 6.02.02 4.12.05
Lamiaceae ::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):
Pinaceae::Green Globe Alpine Fir, Green Globe sub alpine Fir:A slow growing globular Alpine Fir.:(A-bez)(lay-si-oh-KAR-pa):
Cyperaceae ::Carex Snowline:Grows best in partial shade moist conditions forms arching tufts of narrow green variegated leaves.:(KAIR-ex)(KON-ih-kah):
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
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
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):
Oleaceae::Blanche Sweet Lilac:A Lilac with large blue to whitish blue flowers. :(si-RING-gah)(hy-uh-sin-ih-FLOR-uh):
Rosaceae ::Peking Cotoneaster:A tough shrub commonly used for hedges.:(ko-tone-EE-aster:
Rosaceae::Profusion Flowering Crab:An upright mounding 20 foot tree with deep rose colored flowers.::
Saxifragaceae::Burnished Bronze Heucheralla:A compact plant with bronze foliage color.:(hew-ker-REL-uh):
Pinaceae::Gnome Mugo Pine:A dwarf slow growing Mugo Pine.:(PIE-nus)(MU-go):
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
Pinaceae ::Sunshine Blue Spruce:A dwarf Blue Spruce with bright yellow foliage in the spring to early summer.:(PIE-see-a)(PUN-genz):
Pinaceae::Sherwood Compact Mugo Pine:A true dwarf Mugo Pine forming a green compact mound.:(PIE-nus)(MU-go):
Dipsacaceae::Knautia Melton Pastels:A short lived perennial with small dome shaped flowers:(NOT-ee-uh):
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::Applejack Rose, Apple Jack Rose:A pink rose growing as a shrub or a climber.::
Euphorbiaceae::Spiny Milk Barrel, African Milk Barrel::(yoo-FOR-bee-uh) :
Poaceae::Gilded Tower Maiden Grass:A large growing grass with gold variegation.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
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
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):
Cupressaceae ::Wichita Blue Juniper:A pyramidal blue Juniper reaching over 15 feet.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(skop-u-LO-rum):
Hydrangeaceae ::Star Burst Hydrangea, Hayes Starburst:Star Burst has a loose white flower with dropping ray florets.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(ar-bo-RES-enz):
Aceraceae::Bonfire Maple:A fast growing Sugar Maple selection with good heat resistance and fall foliage color.::11.22.05
Asteraceae::Dusty Miller SIlver Dust:An annual grown for its silvery-gray foliage. Very cold tolerant and at times has over wintered in zone #5b.:(se-NE-shi-oh)(sin-se-RA-ri-ah):
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
Poaceae:poaceae miscanthus sinensis sirene:Miscanthus Sirene:A large up right clumping Miscanthus.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):4.28.02
Saxifragaceae::Mocha Mint Heuchera, Mocha Mint Coral Bells:A Heuchera with silvery foliage and red flowers.:(HEW-ker-ah):
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):
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
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.::
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
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
Poaceae:poaceae miscanthus sinensis ferner osten:Miscanthus Ferner Osten, Far East Miscanthus:FLowers open up with a red color.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):4.28.02
Liliaceae: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
Magnoliaceae::Kobus Magnolia:A small to large tree with white flowers in April.:(mag-NO-lee-uh):
Malvaceae::Fireball Hardy Hibiscus:A Flemming Hybrid Hibiscus with large red flowers and cut foliage with a heavy burgundy ting. A stunning plant.::
Asteraceae:asteraceae aster novi-belgii snow cushion:Aster Snow Cushion:A short compact white flowering Aster.::4.9.5
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 ???)::
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
Cyperaceae::Palm Sedge :Called a Palm Sedge since its leaves somewhat resemble a Palm.:(KAIR-ex)(mus-king-goo-MEN-sis) :
Asteraceae::Wild Light Blue Aster:A strain of the Showy Aster with light blue flowers.::
Cactaceae:cactaceae notocactus haselbergi:White Web Ball Cactus, Scarlet Ball Cactus:A solitary Cactus with bright flowers.::4.12.5
Betulaceae::Turkish hazelnut:A medium sized pyramidal tree.:(KOR-ih-lus):
Aceraceae::Emerald Lustre Norway Maple:A fast growing Norway Maple cultivar.:(A-sir)(plat-an-OI-dez):
Pinaceae::Balsam Fir:A small tree found growing near streams, ponds and lakes.::
Liliaceae::Guinea Hen Flower, Fritillaria, Snakes Head, Checkered Lily, Sullen Lady, Leper's Bell:A medium size plant bearing 1-2 white bell-shaped, pendant flowers per plant:(frit-il-AR-ee-uh):Liliaceae
Saxifragaceae::Dolce Creme Brulee Coral Bells:This Heuchera has bronze to deep golden yellow foliage.:(HEW-ker-a):
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
Asteraceae::Blue Chalk Sticks:An interesting succulent plant with bright blue cylindrical stems.::
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
Hydrangeaceae::Little Lime Light Hydrangea:A smaller version of the old stand by "Lime Light Hydrangea". Reaching only around 4-5 feet.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
Caryophyllaceae ::Pink Fairy Baby's Breath:A pink flowering version of Bristol Fairy.:(gyp-SOFF-ill-un)(pa-nik-ew-LAY-ta):
:mixed prairie scenes:Prairie scenes:A photo album of plants in restored prairies.::4.5.5
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
Agavaceae::Artichoke Agave, Dwarf Artichoke Agave:A beautiful bluish colored Agave forming stubby rosette of leaves.:(a-GAH-vee)(PAIR-ree-eye):
Asteraceae::Agalia Shasta Daisy:This Leucanthemum has fringed, semi-double petals.:(lew-KANTH-ih-mum)(soo-PER-bum):
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):
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
Apocynaceae::Blue Ice Amsonia:A compact Amsonia with vivid flowers.:(am-SO-knee-uh) (tab-er-nay-MON-tah-nuh):
Cornaceae:cornaceae cornus mass golden glory:Golden Glory Cornelian Cherry Dogwood:A very early blooming large shrub or small tree.::5.15.05
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
Caprifoliaceae ::Cranberry Viburnum:A medium to tall shrub with white flowers, red berries and variable fall foliage color.:vy-BER-num):
Apiaceae::Blue Hobbit Sea Holly:One of the shorter Sea Holly cultivars.:(e-RIN-ji-um):
Asparagaceae::Giant Mexican Lily, Mauritius Hemp:::
Amarylidaceae:amarylidaceae narcissus miniatures:Miniature Daffodils:These are the small cultivars and varieties used in the ornamental gardens. ::03.08.03
Betulaceae::Dakota Pinnacle Birch, Fargo Birch:A medium size pyramidal tree that is proving to be very hardy.::
Iridaceae::Variegated Japanese Iris:A good plant for the full sun wet areas of the garden.::
Caprifoliaceae ::Variegated Weigela:A compact Weigela with pink flowers and white variegated leaves:(wi-GEE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):
Fagaceae::Tortuosa Purpurea Beech:A spreading dwarf Beech with twisted and contorted branches and purple leaves.::
Primulaceae ::Primula Gold Lace:An antique variety of Primula from England.:(PRIM-eu-la):
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):
Saxifragaceae::Maggie Daley Astilbe:An Astilbe with lavender purple flowers.:(as-STIL-bee)(chi-NEN-sis):
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):
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):
Dryopteridaceae::Tokyo Wood Fern, Slender Wood Fern:A taller upright Wood Fern.:(dry-OP-ter-iss):
Araceae::Silver Queen Chinese Evergreen, Aglaonema Silver Queen:A colorful tried and true Aglaonema cultivar.::
Polemoniaceae::Grenadine Dream Phlox:A compact mildew resistant Garden Phlox.:(floks)(pa-nic-ew-LAH-ta):
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):
Pinaceae ::Gentsch White Canadian Hemlock:A globose to nested form of Hemlock with white tipped foliage.:(TSUU-ga)(can-ah-DEN-sis):
Asteraceae ::Argyranthemum Madeira:A free flowering series of Agyranthemum in a wide range of colors.:(ar-ji-RAN-the-mum)(froo-TESS-enz).:
Poaceae::Hare's-tail Grass, Hares tail Grass, Rabbit Tail Grass, Bunny Tails:An annual grass grown for its soft silky seed heads.::
Begoniaceae ::Begonia Wollny:A thick caned Begonia.::
Poaceae::Heavy Metal Switch Grass:A metallic blue, columnar Switch Grass:(PAN-ih-kum)(veer-GAH-tum):
Asteraceae::Layia Tidy Tips:A daisy-like yellow flower with white tips on the ray flowers.:(LAY-ee-ah)(plat-ee-GLOS-ah):
Asteraceae::Raydon's Favorite Aster:A later blooming plant with blue Aster flowers.::
Rosaceae::Adirondack Ornamental Crab:A compact up right Ornamental Crab Apple with white flowers and good disease resistance.::
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
Rosaceae ::Flowering Almound, Double Flowering Plum:Double pink flowers early in the spring on a medium sized single stemmed shrub.:(PRUU-nus):
Polemoniaceae::Wild blue phlox, Louisiana phlox, Blue woodland phlox:A good plant for the shade, moist woodland areas of the garden. Nice light blue flowers.::
Asteraceae: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
Brassicaceae ::Snow Cushion Candytuft:A compact, mounding Candytuft prized for its spectacular display of white flowers.:(eye-BEER-is)(sem-per-VY-renz):
Aceraceae::Jade Glenn Maple:An improved cultivar of the Norway Maple.:(A-sir)(plat-an-OI-dez):
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):
Onagraceae::Dark Eyes Fuchsia:A self branching bush that works good in hanging baskets and containers to spill over the side.:(fyew-sha):
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):
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::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
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
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: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
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):
Cornaceae::Gold Bullion Dogwood:A Pagoda Dogwood cultivar with yellow foliage.:(KOR-nus)(al-ter-ni-FO-li-ah):
Poaceae::Sunset Glow Bamboo:A dwarf, non-invasive hardy Bamboo.::
Geraniaceae::Geranium Orion:A Geranium with blue flowers.::
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):
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):
Tiliaceae:tiliaceae tilia cordata:Littleleaf Linden:A medium sized tree with a dense pyramidal habit.:(TILL-i-a)(kore-DAY-ta):7.03.05
Asteraceae::Cruizin Electric Avenue Coreopsis:Looks alot like the original "Coreopsis Moonbeam", but has larger flowers and larger in size.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Rosaceae::Red Barron Ornamental Crab:An upright columnar Ornamental Crab with red flowers.::
Solanaceae::Old Fashion Climbing Petunia:Am heirloom variety of Petunias.:(peh-TEWN-ya)(mul-tih-FLOR-uh):
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
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):
Asteraceae::Sunshine Daydream Helianthus:A large perennial with fully double golden yellow flowers.:(hee-lee-AN-thus):
Polemoniaceae::Snowflake Creeping Phlox:A low growing ground cover perennial with compact moss-like foliage and clear white flowers,:(floks)(sub-EW-lah-tah):
Lamiaceae ::Ajuga Black Scallop:A low growing almost black colored Ajuga.::
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
Rosaceae ::Redleaf Rose:A large gangly shrub rose grown for its foliage and flowers.::
Aceraceae::Three-Flowered Maple:A small Maple tree tolerant of shaded conditions. Has exfoliating bark.:(AYE-cer)(try-FLOR-um):11.23.05
Papaveraceae:papaveraceae sanguinaria canadensis:Bloodroot, Pucoon-Root:A native wild flower found growing in open woods and along roadsides in partial shade.::5.05.02 5.1.05
Alliaceae::Allium Ivory Queen:A lower growing Allium with globular heads of white starry flowers.::
Lamiaceae::Filigran Russian Sage:A Russian Sage cultivars.:(per-OFF-skee-uh):
Polemoniaceae::David Garden Phlox:A garden Phlox with large trusses of white flowers.:(floks)(pa nic ew LAH ta):
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
Z Liliaceae::Hosta Dancing Queen:::
Cupressaceae::Woodward Globe Arborvitae:A large growing globe Arborvitae that probably isn't used as much today since there are many good dwarf globe varieties available.:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):
Asteraceae::Gaillardia Fan Fare series:A series of Gaillardia with tubular flowers that flare at the tip.:(gail-LARD-ee-uh):
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):
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Strawberries and Cream:Name references the two toned color of the flowers.::
Brassicaceae::Lebanon Stonecress:A small plant for the alpine or rock garden.:(ieth-ee-o-NEE-a) (ko-rid-FOL-ee-um):
::Berm 1:::
Scrophulariaceae::Icycles Veronica:A taller growing Veronica with spikes of clear white flowers.:(ve-RON-i-ka)(spi-KA-ta)):
Plantaginaceae::Red Rocks Penstemon::(PEN-stem-on):
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):
Pinaceae::Siberian Larch, Russian Larch :A very hardy Larch tree.:(LAR-icks):
Pinaceae::Red Pine, Norway Pine Hard Pine, Northern Pine:A large conifer harvested for lumber.:(PIE-nus)(rez-in-OH-sa):
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.::
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.::
Araceae::Zantedeschia Sunshine, Calla Lily Sunshine:A bright yellow to golden yellow Calla Lily.::
Celastraceae:celastraceae celastrus scandens native site:Bittersweet:Pictures of Bittersweet in a native site.::
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
Crassulaceae:crassulaceae sedum kamtschaticum:Sedum kamtschaticum, Orange Stone Crop, Kamchatka Sedum:A low growing, indestructible plant with yellow flowers.::6-2-01 6.16.05
Saxifragaceae::Citronelle Heuchera, Citrinella Coral Bells:A compact yellow mounding Heuchera.:(HEW-ker-ah)(vil-OH-suh):
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
Oxalidaceae:oxalidaceae oxalis regnellii:Irish Shamrock, Purple Leaf False Shamrock, Purple Shamrock:Although not the true Irish Shamrock, it is still a neat addition to a bright window sill. At night the leaves fold up and open during the day. Flowers do the same.:(oks-AL-iss) :03.23.02 5.1.05
Asteraceae::Bolero Chrysanthemum:A hardy Mum with golden yellow flowers.::
Tamaricaceae::Pink Cascade Tamarix, Salt Cedar:A loose, open growing large shrub, small tree with wispy pink flowers starting in July.::
Rosaceae ::Limemound Spirea:A small mounding shrub with bright lime yellow foliage in the spring.::06.19.06
Fumariaceae::White Corydalis, Fumewort :A flowering plant grows very similar to the Yellow Corydalis.:(ko-RI-dal-is):
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
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):
Papaveraceae::Greater Celandine, Tetterwort:An introduced wild flower with yellow flowers has become ecologically invasive.:(kel-ee-DON-ee-um MAY-jus):
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
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
Caryophyllaceae::Dianthus Spring Beauty:A group of hardy heirloom Dianthus.:(dy-AN-thus)(ploo-MAH-ree-us):
Rosaceae:rosaceae amelanchier x grandiflora autumn brilliance:Autumn Brilliance Serviceberry:This plant can be considered a small tree or a large shrub. Has white flowers in the early spring followed by edible fruit. Grows best in the semi-shade, moist sites.:(am-e-LANG-key-er):11.21.02 06.16.03 5.11.05
Asteraceae::Tall Thistle, Wood Thistle:A tall native Thistle.::
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
Iridaceae::Brighteyes Crocosmia, Bright Eyes Montbretia:A Crocosmia with yellow-orange trumpet flowers with deep red eyes.:(kroh-KOZ-mee-uh):
Asteraceae::Diablo Cosmos:A free flowering Cosmos with hues of oranges and reds.:(KOZ-mos)(sul-fer-EE-us):
Liliaceae ::Hosta nigrescens Elatior:A large shiny green leaf Hosta with flower scapes reaching in excess of 6 feet.::
Asteraceae::Prickly Lettuce, Wild Lettuce, Milk Thistle, Horse Thistle, Compass Plant:An escaped plant that has become a noxious weed.::
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.::
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):
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
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
Polygonaceae::Buckler Sorrel, Shield-leaf Sorrel, French Sorrel:A culinary plant used in salads.::
Labiatae::Monarda, Osage Tea:A medium tall, wide spreading perennial for the full sun areas of the garden.:(mow-NAR-da):05.04.06
Plumbaginaceae::German Statice, Tatarian Statice, Tatarian sea-lavender:A hardy perennial commonly grown for use as a dried flower.:(gone-EE-o-lim-on):
Rosaceae::Golden Thumbelina Spirea:A dwarf yellow leaf Spirea:(spy-REE-ah):
Cornaceae::Wolf Eyes:One of the best of the variegated Cornus kousa.:(KOR-nus)(KOO-sa):
Rosaceae::Henry Hudson Rose:A very hardy, rugosa rose that stays neat and tidy. Very hardy and disease resistant.::04.05.06
Liliaceae::Hosta tokudama flavocircinalis:A medium sized Hosta with heavily corrugated green leaves with a gold margin.::
Cupressaceae ::Blue Rug Juniper, Wiltonii Juniper:A low growing, wide spreading Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(hor-i-zon-TA-lis):
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):
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.::
Begoniaceae ::Trout-leaf Begonia, Trout Begonia, Mini Angel wing Begonia:An angel wing begonia with small leaves.:(be-GON-yuh):
Magnoliaceae::Spring Snow Magnolia:A white flowering Magnolia.:(mag-NO-li-ah)(LEEB-ner-eye):
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
Alliaceae ::Allium Gladiator:A tall Allium with large lilac purple florets.::
Cupressaceae::Western Arborvitae Jan:A form of the Western Arborvitae.::
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
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
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
Ulmaceae::Camperdown Elm, Upside Down Elm, Umbrella Elm:A weeping Elm that is grown as a top graft.:(UL-mus)(GLA-bra):
Convolvulaceae::Illusion series of Sweet Potato Vine:A series of Sweet Potato plants..:(ip-oh-MEE-a)(ba-TAT-as):
Cupressaceae ::Blue Carpet Juniper:A low, wide spreading Juniper with sharp blue foliage.::
Rosaceae::Carefree Spirit Rose:A red flowering shrub rose that is an All America Rose Selection.::
Violaceae::Kidney Leaf Violet:A native Viola found growing in the cool moist woods.::
Ranunculaceae::Jackmanii Clematis:A popular Clematis grown for its dark purple flowers.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
Fabaceae ::Imperial Honeylocust:A graceful rounded, thornless Honeylocust.::
Asteraceae::Fatal Attraction Cone Flower:A purple magenta colored cone flower.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah) :
Ginkgoaceae::Fairmont Ginkgo:A large upright pyramidal tree.:(GINK-go)(bi-LO-baa):
Amaranthaceae::Globe Amaranth Strawberry fields:A tough plant with clover-like strawberry colored flowers. Flowers are excellent for cutting and easily dried:(gom-FREE-na)(glo-BO-sa):
Ranunculaceae::Krinkle White Peony:A Peony with snow white single flowers with krinkled petals.::
Rosaceae::George Vancouver Shrub Rose:A Kordesii shrub rose with red flowers. Does exceptionally well in cold climates.::
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
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
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
Caryophyllaceae::Alpine Campion, Alpine Catchfly, Arctic Campion:A very hardy short lived Arctic perennial.:(LICK-nis):
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):
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
Brassicaceae:brassicaceae cakile edentula:Sea Rocket:A plant with lavender flowers found growing on the Great Lakes Shores.::4.12.5
Asteraceae::Peters Golden Carpet:A very florific bloomer covered with 5 petaled golden hued flowers. Can be used in a hanging basket, trailing in pots or as a spreading ground cover.::
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):
Cupressaceae::Monterey Cypress Goldcrest, Lemon Cedar, Goldcrest Cypress:A medium sized, gold colored form of the much larger Monterey Cypress:(kuu-Pres-us):
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
Liliaceae::Hosta Oba Giboshi:A large green Hosta.::
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):
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
Liliaceae ::Hosta Cadillac:A medium Hosta with yellow corrugated leaves and an irregular green margin.::
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):
Lamiaceae ::Pink Chintz Thyme:A rapid growing ground cover Thyme with pink flowers.:(THY-mus):
::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::
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
Cupressaceae::Sky High Juniper:A vertical Juniper with blush foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us):
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
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
Aceraceae:aceraceae acer negundo odessanum:Odessanum Box Elder:A Box Elder with bright yellow foliage.:(AY-ser)(neg-UN-doh):4.7.5
Scrophulariaceae::Veronica Goodness Grows:A long blooming low growing perennial with spikes of deep blue flowers.::
Iridaceae::White Tall Bearded Iris:This section contains images of Tall Bearded Iris that there main color is white::
Lamiaceae::Ajuga Mahogany:An Ajuga with very dark black to burgundy to mahogany foliage.:(a-JOO-guh)(REP-tans):
Verbenaceae ::Brazilian Verbain, Verbena Buenos Aires:Tall plants with bright lilac-violet flowers.:(ver-BEE-nuh)(bon-ar-ee-EN-sis):
Gentianaceae::Blue Cross Gentian, Star Gentian:A rather easy to grow Gentian.::
Rosaceae::Dakota Goldrush Potentilla:A long blooming smaller Potentilla.:(poh-ten-TILL-uh):
Plantaginaceae::Prairie Dusk Penstemon, Prairie Dusk Bearded Tongue:A hybrid Penstemon with spikes of rose-purple tubular flowers.::
Rosaceae::Wilsons Cotoneaster:A low dense growing shrub.:(ko-tone-EE-aster):
Acanthaceae::Black Varnish Plant:A medium upright annual with dark colored leaves.:(soo-de-AN-tha-mum)(at-ro-per-PER-ee-um):
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):
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta shogun:Hosta Shogun:A medium to large plant with creamy white margined leaves.::4.26.05
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.::
Ranunculaceae::Stormy Columbine:A very different looking Columbine flower with dark blue flowers.:(ack-wi-LEE-gee-a)(vul-GAH-ris):
Ericaceae::Hellikki Rhododendron:A Finish hybrid Rhododendron.:(roh-do-DEN-dron):
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):
Malvaceae:malvaceae abutilon theophrasti:Velvetleaf, Butterprint, Piemaker:A tall growing plant that is considered a noxious weed in many areas.:(ab-YEW-tih-lon):rev 8.03.02 4.27.05
Asteraceae::Coreopsis Zagreb:A compact upright Coreopsis with yellow flowers.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Saxifragaceae::Astilbe Weisse Gloria, Astilbe White Gloria:A white flowering Astilbe.:(ah-STIL-bee):
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
Saxifragaceae::Mocha Coral Bells:A vigorous mounding Heuchera with mocha colored leaves in the correct spot.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Taxodiaceae ::Brownii Yew, Browns Yew:A dense growing rounded shaped Yew with brownish yellow new growth:(TAKS-us):
Asteraceae::Stokes Aster:Produces large daisy-like flowers. Needs well drained soils to survive the winter.:(stoh-KEE-zhi-ah)(LEE-vis):
Aceraceae::Goldspire Maple:A densely columnar Sugar Maple selection:(AYE-cer)(sak-KAR-um):
Amarylidaceae::Amaryllis cultivars:A long lived, easy to flower indoor plant.::
Z Liliaceae::Hosta Komodo Dragon:::
Primulaceae::Sunrise Primulas:A series of short compact plants with a wide range of colors.:(PRIM-yew-luh) :
Crassulaceae::Sunsparkler® Lime Zinger Sedum:A low growing Sedum with gray green leaves edged in red.::
Bromeliaceae::Vella Guzmania:A small red bract colored Guzmania.::
Poaceae::Moorflame Moor Grass:Forms an upright clump of foliage with sprays of fine textured wheat-like flowers.:(moh-LIN-ee-ah)(ser-OO-lee-ah):
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
Fagaceae::White Oak, American White Oak:A moderately growing, medium to large Oak tree.:(Kwer-kus)(AL-ba):
Hypericaceae::Gemo Hypericum:A Hypericum with masses of yellow flowers.:(hy-PER-ee-kum):
Plumbaginaceae::Sea Lavender, Statice:Grows as a flat rosette of leaves. A Baby's Breath like cloud of lavender to blue tiny flowers forms above the leaves. Flowers can be dried.:(li-MON-ee-um)(lah-tee-FO-lee-um):
Poaceae::Little Blue Stem Carousel:A dwarf some what mounded Little Blue Stem cultivar.:(skits-ah-KEER-ee-um)(skoh-PAIR-ee-um):
Asteraceae::Pomegranate Coneflower::(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah):
Poaceae::Thundercloud Switch Grass:A large Switch grass reaching over 7 feet tall.:(PAN-ih-kum)(veer-GAH-tum):
Liliaceae::Cracker Crumb Hosta:A smaller Hosta with chartreuse foliage and lavender flowers.::
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
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):
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
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):
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):
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
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
Bromeliaceae:bromeliaceae guzmania named cultivars:Guzmania Marjan:A yellow bract Guzmania.::04.02.02 4.12.5
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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):
Gentianaceae:gentianaceae gentianella quinquefolia:Stiff Gentian, Ague-weed:An annual Gentian found growing in woods and damp meadows.::11.21.02 5.18.05
Oleaceae::Edith Cavell:A double white flowering Lilac.:(si-RING-gah)(vul-GAIR-iss):
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):
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
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
Asteraceae::Sombrero Hot Coral Coneflower:A seed strain of Coneflowers.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
Rosaceae::Foxi Pavement Rugosa Rose, Buffalo Gal Rose:An extremely hardy Rugosa rose with pink flowers.:(ROE-sah)(roo-GO-sah):
Verbenaceae::Verbena Rapunzel Series:A series of Verbena with trailing growth habits, mildew resistant and excellent long lasting flowers.:(ver-BEE-nah):
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):
Geraniaceae::Elsbeth Geranium:A Geranium sanguieum cultivar with vivid pink flowers.:(jer-AY-nee-um)(san-GWIN-ee-um):
Cactaceae::Red Torch Cactus Variety:A variety of the Red Torch Cactus with pinkish red flowers.::
Poaceae::Gold Meadow Foxtail :Forms tufted gold mounds of yellow variegated leaves.:(al-o-PEK-u-rus)(prah-TEN-sis):
Asteraceae:compositae lactuca scariola:Prickly Lettuce:A yellow flowering plant that many consider to be a thistle.::7-14-01, 06.02.02 4.16.05
Asteraceae::Daybreak Coreopsis:Coreopsis Daybreak is part of the Li'l Bang series of Coreopsis.::
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
Fabaceae::Heart of Gold Redbud:A gold to yellow leaf Red Bud.:(SER-sis)(kan-a-DEN-sis):
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):
Poaceae::Common wood-reed, Sweet wood-reed, stout wood-reed:A tall attractive native grass can be used in woodland plantings::
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) :
Pinaceae::Gold Creeping Norway Spruce:A low spreading Spruce with yellow foliage in the spring and fall.::
Salicaceae::Coral Bark Willow:A small tree with colorful bark .::
Fagaceae ::Red Oak, Northern Red Oak:A fast growing large Oak tree.:(KWER-kus)(RUU-bra):01.18.05
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):
Commelinaceae::Geogenanthus :A low growing tropical perennial. Good for indoors and terrariums.:(geo-jen-AN-thus):
Convolvulaceae::Sweet Potato Vine Bronze Beauty:A bronze colored Sweet Potato Vine with spade shaped leaves:(ip-oh-MEE-a)(bat-TAT-as):
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
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):
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
Asteraceae::Zinnia Photo Album:A photo album of different named Zinnia cultivars.::
Poaceae ::Lemon Grass, Oil Grass, Fever grass, Sereh:An aromatic tropical grass with bulbous stems that ultimately become aromatic leaf blades. :(sim-boh-POH-gon):
Brassicaceae::Compact Perennial Alyssum:A compact version of Perennial Alyssum.:(ow-RIN-ee-ah):
Lamiaceae::Pesto Perpetuo Basil:A tall variegated form of Greek columnar basil with a strong flavor.::
Asteraceae:asteraceae liatris spicata kobold:Liatris Kobold:A shorter version of the species plant.:(ly-AT-riss):4.10.5
Aceraceae::Autumn Fantasy Maple:A Silver Maple and Red Maple hybrid, with crimson fall foliage.::
Asteraceae::Double Trouble Sneezeweed, Double Trouble Helens Flower:A semi-double Sneezeweed with yellow flowers.:(hel-EE-nee-um):
Sapindaceae::Love in a Puff, Balloon Vine, Heart Seed:The main reason for growing this plant is its puffy seed pod along with the black seeds with white heart shaped marking. Is listed as noxious in many warm areas,:(kar-dee-oh-SPER-mum)(hal-ee-KAY-ka-bum):
Asteraceae::Orange Hawkweed, Devils Paint Brush:A common weed in gardens and lawns.::6.17.05
Cupressaceae::Zmatlik Arborvitae:A compact columnar Arborvitae with deep green ruffled foliage.::
Asteraceae::Stiff Sunflower, Showy Sunflower, Few Leafed Sunflower:A native Sunflower.:(HE-li-an-thus):
Lamiaceae ::Coleus Fishnet Stockings :A striking Coleus with fishnet patterned veins.:(sol-en-oh-STEM-on)(skew-tell-ar-ee-OH-ih-deez0:
Piperaceae::Variegated Peperomia:This is a variegated form of Peperomia obtusifolia. :(pep-er-ROH-mee-uh) :5.7.05
Poaceae ::Pennisetum Jester:An improved ornamental millet grass. This Pennisetum is an annual.:(penn-i-SEE-tum):
Lamiaceae::Bells of Ireland, Lady in the Bathtube, Shell FLower:Vertical plant with green colored bell shaped calyxes.:(mol-you-Chel-uh):
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
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
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
Papilionaceae::Decadence Cherry Jubilee False Indigo:Cherry Jubilee is part of the Decadence series of Baptisia.:(bap-TIS-ee-uh):
Asteraceae::Garden Mum cultivars:::
Liliaceae::Blue Umbrellas Hosta:A large Hosta with blue-green leaves.::
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
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
Poaceae::Blue Bonnet Rice:A heirloom upland rice that doesn't need to be flooded. Can grow in your garden::
Geraniaceae::White Spotted Geranium:A white form of the more common pink Spotted or Wild Geranium.::
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):
Rosaceae::Birdland Flowering Crab:A larger flowering crab with white flowers followed by orange "bird attracting" fruit.::
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):
Alliaceae::Star of Persia:Forms a loosely formed large ball of starry violet flowers.::
Liliaceae::Aloe Minibelle, Tiger Jaws Aloe:A nice dwarf Aloe. Looks are deceiving; the fierce looking thorns are actually fleshy.::
Liliaceae:liliaceae uvularia grandiflora:Large Flowered Bell Wort:An attractive plant for the shade garden with pale yellow drooping flowers.::4.27.05
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):
Poaceae::Hercules Flame Grass, Autumn Red :A selection of the Flame Grass.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
Asteraceae::American Wild Sensitive-plant, Northern Wild Senna:A tall native legume Prairie plant.::
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.::
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):
Asteraceae::Mahogany Midget Coreopsis:A dwarf red annual Coreopsis that produces an abundance of flowers throughout the growing season.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Solanaceae ::Double Petunias:A group of Petunias with large double flowers.::08.15.05
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):
Asteraceae::Mr. Majestic Marigold:A compact marigold with maroon stripes on the flowers.:(ta-GEE-tees):
Lamiaceae::Patio Blue Salvia:A cultivar of the Gentiana Salvia with dark blue flowers.:(sal-VEE-a)(PA-tenz):
Lamiaceae::Basil Boxwood:A small globular shaped Basil resembling small Boxwood plants.:(OSS-ih-mum)(bass-IL-ee-kum) :
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
Fagaceae::Miltonensis European Beech:Similar to Fagus pendula but the branches are more horizontal.:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
Begoniaceae ::Pink Charm Begonia:A Begonia with irregular patches of variegation on its leaves.::
Saxifragaceae::Browni Coral Bells, Heuchea Browni:A tough Heuchera with fuzzy leaves. Has been reported to tolerate heat, full sun and a little more dryness than other Heuchera.:(HEW-ker-ah):
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
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
Vitaceae::Virgina Creeper, Woodbine:An aggressive vine or ground cover for the shaded areas of the garden:(par-then-oh-SIS-us)(kwin-kwe-FO-li-ah):
Asteraceae ::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):
Rosaceae::Rosea Plena Dwarf Flowering Plum:A cultivar of the Dwarf Flowering Almond with double flowers.:(PRUU-nus)(glan-duu-LO-sa):
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
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):
Lamiaceae::Snow White Calamintha:A compact long blooming Calamintha.:(kal-ah-MIN-thah):
Asteraceae:asteraceae tagetes:Marigold:Since they are common and have a bit of a smell many gardeners give Marigolds a bum rap. Over all, these are one of the easiest and most versatile of the garden annuals. Enter this section for some general cultural information on Marigolds.::4.11.5
Lamiaceae::Raspberry Nectar Agastache, Raspberry Nectar Hissop, Raspberry Nectar Mexican Hyssop:A short compact Agastache with Raspberry colored flowers.:(ag-ah-STACH-ee):
Strelitziaceae ::Narrow-leafed Bird of Paradise:An interesting form of the Bird of Paradise with reed like leaves.:(stre-LITZ-ee-uh):
Taxodiaceae:taxodiaceae taxus x media 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
Portulacaceae ::Sundial Tropical Fruit mix:A series of Moss rose with double flowers.:(por-chew-LACK-a):
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):
Begoniaceae ::Summerwings Deep Red:A semi-pendulous Begonia with deep red flowers. Part of the Summerwings series.:(be-GON-yuh):
Rosaceae::Geum Cooky:A small plant producing orange yellow flowers with yellow stamens.::
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
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. ::
Alliaceae::Allium Pink Planet, Pink Planet Ornamental Onion:A Ornamental Onion with good sized long blooming pink flowers.::
Saxifragaceae::Country Western Astilbe:A medium Astilbe with soft pink plumes.:(a-STIL-bee):
Asteraceae::Monstrose Rose:An Achilles millefolium cultivar with rose flowers.:(ak-i-LEE-ah)(mil-lee-FO-le-um):
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):
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
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
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
Primulaceae::Scarlett Pimpernel, Pimpernel:he native weed can be grown as an ornamental producing a profuse amount of orange flowers.:(a-NA-ga-lis):
Asteraceae::Henry Eilers Rudbeckia:A cultivar of the native Fragrant Coneflower. The petals are tubular with blunt tips.:(rud-BEK-ee-a):
Commelinaceae::Purple Inch Plant:An easy to grow vine for the indoors.:(tray-dess-CAN-tee-ah):
Acanthaceae::Variegated Shrimp Plant, Snow Shrimp Plant:A form of the Shrimp Plant with variegated foliage. ::
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):
Ranunculaceae::Durandi Clematis:A strong non-clinging Clematis grown as a herbaceous perennial::
Hydrangeaceae ::Silver Dollar Hydrangea:A bigger Hydrangea with white mophead flowers and fat conical flowers.:hy-DRAIN-jah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
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):
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
Hydrangeaceae ::Variegated Lacecap Hydrangea:A Lacecap Hydrangea grown for it's variegated foliage:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(mack-row-FIL-ah):
Iridaceae::Red, Pink or Rose Tall Bearded Iris:This section contains images of Tall Bearded Iris whose main color is red, pink or rose.::
Asteraceae::Dandelion:A plant that is the scourge of urban lawns.::
Brassicaceae::Common Dog Mustard, Dog Mustard:An escaped plant commonly found in disturbed areas.::
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::Pixie Fountain Tufted Hair Grass:A compact Tufted Hair Grass cultivar.:(deh-SHAMP-see-ah)(ses-pih-TOH-sah):
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):
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
Aceraceae::Globe Norway Maple:A naturally growing globular form of the Norway Maple.:(A-sir)(plat-an-OI-dez):
Alliaceae::Ozawa Allium:A nice clumping, shorter ornamental Allium.:(AL-ee-um):
Campanulaceae::Campanula Odessa:A cultivar of Campanula glomerata with upright light violet flowers.:(kam-PAN-u-la)(GLOM-er-ah-ta):
Lamiaceae:labiatae coleus blumei sun coleus:Sun Coleus:This section contains pictures of Coleus that were developed to grow in full sun.:(sol-en-oh-STEM-on)(skew-tell-ar-ee-OH-ih-deez):04.15-01, 04-19-01, 03.30.05
Geraniaceae::Geranium Katherine Adele:A Geranium with pink flowers with purple markings on the leaves.:(jer-AY-nee-um):
Asteraceae::False Sunflower, Ox Eyed Sunflower:A tall branching plant with yellow orange flowers.:(hee-li-OP-sis)(hee-li-AN-thoi-deez):
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
Plumbaginaceae::Bloodstone Armeria, Bloodstone Thrift:A Thrift with purplish pink colored flowers.:(ar-MEER-i-ah):
Dryopteridaceae::Leather Wood Fern, Marginal Wood Fern, Marginal Shield Fern:A sturdy upright fern for moist shady conditions.:(dry-OP-ter-iss) :
Liliaceae::Tangerine Daylily:A heirloom Daylily with tangerine orange flowers.:(hem-er-o-kal-lis):
Rosaceae::Schurbert Chokecherry, Purple Leaf Chokecherry:A hardy purple leaf Chokecherry tree.:(PRUU-nus)(ver-jin-ee-A-na):
Labiatae::Summer Wine Monarda:A Monarda with wine red flowers. Shared top honors at the Chicago Botanic Garden perennial evaluation.:(mo-NAR-da):
Liliaceae::Hosta Aureomarginata:A large Hosta with bright golden margins.::
Boraginaceae::Italian alkanet, Italian Bugloss:A tall heritage perennial with blue flowers.:(an-KU-sa)(a-ZUU-ree-ah):
Hydrangeaceae ::Hydrangea Teller Blue:A lacecap Hydrangea with deep blue outer florets.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(mack-row-FIL-ah):
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):
Apocynaceae:apocynaceae vinca minor cultivars:VInca minor cultivars:A photo album of different cultivars of Vinca Minor.::06.22.03 4.8.5
Iridaceae ::Iris bucharica, Juno Iris, Horned Iris:A spectacular species Iris for the full sun well drained.::
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
Liliaceae::Hosta June:A medium size mounding Hosta with blue leaves having a goldish center.::
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):
Geraniaceae ::Geranium A T Johnson:A long blooming hardy Geranium with deep to light pink flowers.:(jer-AY-nee-um):
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
Iridaceae::Whitewell Purple Crocus:A cultivar of the Snow Crocus.::
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::Golden Pfister Juniper:Sharing the name with the more common all green Pfister Juniper. This cultivar has golden tips and is more compact.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
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):
Crassulaceae::Fire Glow Sedum ( Sedum spurium Fire Glow ):A ground cover Sedum with red orange leaves.::
Crassulaceae:crassulaceae sedum spurium:Two-row Stone Crop, ( Sedum spurium ):A succulent ground cover that tolerates hot dry areas.::4.15.05
Asteraceae::Ageratum corymbosum, Flattop Ageratum, Butterfly Mist,:An Ageratum not commonly found for sale.:(ad-jur-RAY-tum)(kor-rim-BOW-sum):
Dipsacaceae::Tatarian Cephalaria, Giant Cephalaria:A large perennial plant. :(sef-al-AY-ri-ah)(gi-GAN-tee-ah):
Piperaceae::Pinchusion Peperomia:Thick succulent stems with bean shaped light green leaves.:(pep-er-ROH-mee-uh):
Hydrangeaceae::False Hydrangea-Vine Rose Sensation:A Hydrangea vine with pink sepals. Attaches (cements) itself with holdfasts.:(skiz-o-FRAG-ma):
Rosaceae ::Mellow Yellow Spirea:A wispy shrub with yellow foliage and white flowers early in the spring.:(spy-REE-ah):
Bromeliaceae::Guzmania wittmacki:::
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
Pinaceae::Green Colorado Spruce, Spruce:A green version of the more popular Colorado Blue Spruce.:(PY-see-uh)(PUN-gens):
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):
Fumariaceae::Dicentra Burning Hearts:The red heart shaped flowers are lined with white creating an interesting contrast to the flower.:(dy-SEN-truh):
Magnoliaceae::Magnolia Kikuzaki:A small Magnolia that flowers at an early age. A nice small Star Magnolia.:(mag-NO-lee-uh)(stell-AY-tuh):
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):
Acanthaceae:bromeliaceae aechmea photo album:Hairy Wild Petunia:A good plant for rock gardens and dry well drained sites.::
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):
Hippocastanaceae::Fort McNair Red Horsechestnut:A hybrid red Horsechestnut with showy pink flowers.:(es-KU-lus)(KAR-nee-a):
Apiaceae::Abbey Road Masterwort, Abbey Road Astrantia:A deep colored Masterwort with purplish red flowers.:(a-STRAN-tee-a)(m-A-jor):
Celastraceae:celastraceae euonymus fortunei mor gold:Mor Gold Euonymus:A gold leaf Euonymus cultivar.:(you-ON-i-mus)(for-TUNE-ne-i):4.5.5
Asteraceae::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):
Cactaceae::Rebutia:A nice easy to grow small Cactus for the window sill.::4.12.05, 09.23.05
Verbenaceae::Superbena Pink Parfait:A Verbena with large inflorescent of pink to dark pink or combination of the colors flowers.:(ver-BEE-na):
Poaceae::Pennisetum Moudry:A late blooming Pennisetum with dark flower heads.:(penn-i-SEE-tum):
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):
Cornaceae::Kousa Dogwood:A white flowering Dogwood tree hardy to zone #5.:(KOR-nus)(KOO-sa):
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):
Buxaceae::Chicagoland Green Boxwood, Glencoe Boxwood:A shorter compact Boxwood that retains it's green color in the winter.::
Ericaceae::Elvira Rhododendron:A compact early flowering Finish hybrid Rhododendron.:(roh-do-DEN-dron):
Polygonaceae:polygonaceae polygonum pensylvanicum:Pennsylvania Smartweed:A member of the Knotweed or Smartweed group of plants.::12.21.01 5.9.05
Oleaceae:oleaceae syringia reticulata:Japanese Tree Lilac:A small tree or large shrub. It produces large panicles of white flowers starting around mid to end of June.:(si-RING-a):7.4.02 4.30.05
Rosaceae::Dropwort Meadowsweet, Fern-leaf Dropwort:A Filipenula that is tolerant of drier sites.:(fil-i-PEN-du-la)(vul-GA-ris):
Fabaceae::Lilac Time Scotch Broom:A Scotch Broom with light lilac colored flowers.:(SIT-is-us)(sko-PAIR-ee-us):
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):
Rosaceae::Snow White Potentilla:A low herbaceous perennial with white 5 petal flowers.::
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):
Taxodiaceae::Krzysztof Yew:A narrow upright Yew.:(TAKS-us):
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):
Fagaceae::Purple Fountain Beech:A weeping Beech cultivar with narrow upright growth and weeping branches.:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
Solanaceae::Iochroma Royal Queen Purple:A tender perennial grown as an annual in colder hardiness zones:(eye-oh-KROH-muh):
Campanulaceae::Campanula Blue Waterfall:A cascading or spreading plant with blue Campanula flowers.:(kam-PAN-yew-lah)(posh-ar-skee-AY-nah):
Asteraceae::Boltonia Jim Crockett:A compact version of the much larger Boltonia asteroides Snowbank.::
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::Autumn Magic Chokeberry:A compact version of the native Chokeberry.:(a-roh-NI-a)(mel-an-OH-car-pa):
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
Alliaceae ::Killarney Red Garkic:A rocambole type having white papery skin over reddish cloves.:(AL-ee-um):
Rosaceae::Martha's Vineland Shrub Rose:A shrub rose with bright crimson flowers.::
Crassulaceae ::Sedum acre. Golden Moss Sedum, Biting Stone Crop:A tough, draught tolerant, low growing Sedum.:(SEA-dum)(A-ker):6.22.05
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
Rosaceae::Princeton Snow Cloud Sargent Cherry:A white flowering Cherry tree.:(PRU-nus)(sar-jen-TEE-i):
Caryophyllaceae::Dianthus Pink Feather:Masses of single pink flowers with featherly edge.:(dye-AN-thus)(grah-tee-an-o-po-li-TAH-nus):
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):
Asteraceae:asteraceae echinops ritro:Globe Thistle:A thistle like plant with globular blue flowers.:(EK-in-ops):11.21.03 4.9.5
Papilionaceae::Wild Indigo, Yellow wild indigo, Horseflyweed:A sturdy native perennial with yellow flowers.:(bap-TIS-ee-uh):
Oleaceae::Cheyenne Privet:A hardy Privet that can be sheared into a hedge.:(li-GUS-trum)(vul-GA-ree):
Caryophyllaceae::Dianthus Siberian Blues, Amur Dianthus:Not really blue, but closer to blue than most other plants in the Dianthus genus.:(dye-AN-thus):
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
Fagaceae::Fern Leaf European Beech, Cutleaf European Beech, Fernleaf Beech:An European Beech cultivar with deeply cut leaves.:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
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
Asteraceae::Pink Beauty Boltonia:A pink flowering version of the more common Boltonia Snow Bank.::12.21.05
Liliaceae::Yellow Star Grass:A diminutive plant that is easily passed by unless it is flowering.::
Rosaceae::Brite Eyes Climbing Rose:A climbing Rose from Bill Radler the originator of the Knockout Roses.::
Rosaceae::Daphne Spirea:One of the smaller Spireas.:(sp-i-REE-a)(ja-PON-i-ka)(AL-pi-nah) :
Euphorbiaceae::Euphorbia Efanthia:A bushy Euphorbia with yellow-green bracts and green foliage changing to burgundy tones in the cooler weather.::
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):
Asteraceae::Pica Bella Coneflower:A florific Coneflower with spiky flowers.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
Asteraceae::Kalimeris Shogun:A plant with colorful foliage and late blooming Aster-like flowers.:(kal-ih-MER-iss)(yo-ME-nah):
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
Cupressaceae::Daubs Frosted Juniper:A two toned spreading Juniper with frosted gold tips bluish green inner foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
Caprifoliaceae ::Weigela Canary:A yellow flowering Weigela.:(wie-GE-la0(sub-SES-i-lis):
Iridaceae::Fairy Iris, Large Wild Iris, Fortnight lily, African Iris, Butterfly Iris:A spreading, evergreen perennial native to South Africa.::12.10
Asteraceae::Floristan Violet Liatris:A tall Liatris with purple flowers.:(ly-AT-riss):
Aceraceae:aceraceae acer negundo:Boxelder, Ash-leaf Maple, Manitoba Maple:A very fast growing weedy tree.::09.11.02 4.7.5
Thymelaeaceae:thymelaeaceae daphne x burkwoodi carol mackie:Carol Mackie Daphne:A small variegated evergreen shrub that grows best in moist shaded areas.::06.16.02, 10.15.02, 6.25.05
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):
Cupressaceae::Robusta Green Juniper:A large uptight growing Juniper:(Ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
Liliaceae::Lilium speciosum rubrum:A heirlooom lily with large fragrant flowers.::
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
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):
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):
Poaceae::Autumn Moor Grass:A cool season grass flowering in the fall.:(ses-LER-ee-ah)(aw-tum-NAH-lis):
Pinaceae::Silberlocke Korean Fir:A cultivar of the Korean Fir.:(a-bez)(kor-e-A-na):
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
Lamiaceae:lamiaceae leonurus cardiaca:Motherwort, Lion's Tail:Once cultivated for home remedies now has become a causal weed.::4.21.05
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
Cupressaceae::Japanese Garden Juniper:The big brother to the more commonly planted Dwarf Japanese Garden Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(pro-KUM-benz):
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
Malvaceae::Indian Spring Hollyhock:A heirloom Hollyhock with single flowers in white, rose or pink.:(al-SEE-a)(Ro-see-a):
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?::
Taxodiaceae::Viridis Yew:A slow growing columnar Yew.::
Campanulaceae::Lobelia Starship Scarlet:A deep red sturdy Lobelia. Likes a moist area in the garden.::
Campanulaceae::Great Blue Lobelia, Blue Cardinal Flower:A native Prairie plant found in moist to wet sites.::
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):
Piperaceae:piperaceae piper ornatum:Celebes Pepper, Ornamental Pepper:A vine with colorful heart-shaped leaves.:(pep-er-ROH-mee-uh):5.7.05
Asteraceae:asteraceae ratibda pinnata:Gray headed Cone Flower Yellow Cone Flower, Prairie Cone Flower:A stunning native, midsummer blooming perennial.:(ruh-TIB-ih-duh):4.10.5
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):
Cactaceae::Red Orchid Cactus:An epiphytic tropical cactus with large red flowers. Happily grows in hanging baskets.::
Asteraceae ::Ageratum Leilani Blue:A taller Ageratum with fluffy blue blooms.:(a-jer-A-tum)(hew-so-nee-AH-num):
Cupressaceae::Gold Coast Juniper:A larger spreading Juniper with gold colored foliage. Reported to bean improvement over Old Gold Juniper:(ju-NIP-er-us):
Hypericaceae::Kalm St Johnswort:A native shrub with bright yellow flowers. Tolerates moist to wet soil.:(hy-PER-ee-kum):
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Pinaceae::Upright Mugo Pine:An upright form of the Mugo Pine.:(PIE-nus)(MU-go):
Caprifoliaceae::Magic Berry Snowberry:A hybrid Snowberry with clusters of rose-lilac fruit. :(sim-fo-ri-KAR-pos)(dor-en-BO-see-i):
Poaceae::Variegated Purple Moor Grass:A clump forming ornamental grass with variegated foliage and attractive yellow flower stalks.:(moh-LIN-ee-ah)(ser-OO-lee-ah):
Dryopteridaceae::Giant Wood Fern, Goldie's Wood Fern:The largest growing of the native Wood Ferns.:(dry-OP-ter-iss):04.20.06
Begoniaceae::Cute Kiss Pink Begonia:A mounding Begonia with two toned flowers on pendulous stems.:(be-GON-yuh) :
Poaceae::Frost Grass, Graybeard Grass:A smaller flowering grass with striking fall color.:(spoh-dee-oh-POH-gon)(si-BEER-ih-kus):
:misc.::An odds and ends collection of things used to spruce-up the garden and yard.::4.5.5
Cupressaceae ::Maney Juniper:A medium size, semi-erect upright growing Juniper with grey green foliage. A very hardy plant.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
Acanthaceae::Spiny Bear's Breeches:A bold plant with thistle like leaves and tall spikes of purple flowers.:(a-KAN-thus)(spy-NO-sus):
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):
Asteraceae::May Daisy, Maikonigin:Maikonigin is a compact and not as aggressive verson of the common Ox Eye Daisy.::6.1.05
Pinaceae:pinaceae pinus sylvestris glauca nana:Dwarf Scotch Pine, Dwarf Blue Scotch Pine:A plant I have growing in my yard. There seems to be confusion on the taxonomy of this plant.:(PIE-nus)(sil-VES-tris):7.7.02 5.6.05
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
Geraniaceae ::Variegated Rose Scented Geranium:A variegated form of the rose scented Geranium.::04.14.06
Asteraceae::BettyJung Aster:An heirloom mix of Chinese Aster named after Betty Jung from the Jung Seed Company.::
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):
Crassulaceae::Hens and Chicks, Houseleek:A ground hugging plant forming rosettes of succulent leaves.:(sem-per-VEEV-um)(tek-TOH-rum):6.23.05
Malvaceae ::Rose of Sharon Minerva:A large shrub with lavender flowers late in the blooming season.::
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):
Chenopodiaceae::Quinoa, Brightest Brilliant Rainbow Quinoa:An annual with edible highly nutritious seeds. This variety has different colored seed heads. Mine never became as brilliant as advertised.:(KEEN-wa):
Saxifragaceae::Marmalade Heuchera, Marmalade Coral Bells:A vigorous Coral Bells with amber undulated foliage.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Lamiaceae::Basal Lemon, Lemon Basal:A herb with a good lemon scent. Both leaves and flowers are used.:(OSS-ih-mum):
Fagaceae::Copper Beech:A large tree with copper colored leaves in the spring changing to dark purple:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
Boraginaceae ::Jack Frost Brunnera:A Brunnera with silver variegated foliage and blue flowers for the part sun areas of the garden.:(BRUN-a-ra)(mak-ro-FIL-a):
Saxifragaceae::Heuchera Snow Angel, Snow Angel Coral Bells:A small mounding Heuchera with variegated foliage and larger pink flowers.:(HEW-ker-ah):
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
Poaceae::Adagio Miscanthus, Adagio Japanese Silver Grass:A shorter form of Miscanthus reaching about 5 feet.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
Asteraceae::Tassel Flower:An heirloom flower with orange-red tassel flowers on long wiry stems.:(e-MEE-lee-a):8.21.05
Lamiaceae::Salvia Mystic Spires Blue:A dwarf form of Salvia Indigo Spires. Grown as a perennial in warmer zones an as an annual in cooler zones.:(SAL-vie-a):
Asteraceae::Pink Pussy Toes:A good gray foliage plant for full sun dry rock gardens. Will cascade over rocks.:(an-ten-AR-ee-uh):
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):
Polemoniaceae::Cleft phlox, Sand phlox, Ten-point phlox:A native Phlox growing in rocky dry soils but very adaptable to rock gardens.::
Plantaginaceae::Elfin Pink Penstemon:A Penstemon cultivar with pink flowers:(pen-STE-mon)(bar-BAY-tus):
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
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
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):
Violaceae::Freckles Common Wood Violet:A form of the common Wood Violet with speckles of blue/violet in the petals. Many consider this just a variation of Viola soronia. In my garden they grow among the Common Wood Violet.:(vi-O-la):
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):
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):
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::Heartleaf Hosta:A medium sized Hosta with green leaves and lavender flower.:(HOSS-tuh) :
Oleaceae:: Miss Ellen Willmott Lilac:A double white lilac.:(si-RING-A)(vul-GAR-is):
Caprifoliaceae::Variegated Black Elderberry, Aureomarginata Black Elder :Leaves starting with a yellow margin maturing to cream and white.:(sam-BOO-kus)(NY-grah):
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
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
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
Alliaceae:liliaceae allium schoenoprasum:Chives:A multipurpose purpose plant grown for its foliage, flowers and culinary virtues.::4.22.05
Amaranthaceae::Sylphid Celosia:An interesting plume variety of Celosia with greenish yellow flowers.:(sel-OH-see-ah):
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):
Liliaceae ::Hosta Sombrero:A large green Hosta with frangrant white flowers.::
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):
Linaceae::Appar Blue Flax:A selection of the native Flax.:(Ly-num):
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):
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):
Chenopodiaceae::Swiss Chard:A colorful edible vegetable that can find a place in your annual garden. Pull off the outer young leaves and eat in a salad or cook like spinach. Packed full of good nutritional stuff.:(BET-uh)(vul-GAIR-iss):
Asteraceae::Butterfly Cleopatra Cone Flower:A Cone flower cultivar with yellow flowers.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
Caprifoliaceae::Beauty Bush:A large old fashion shrub.:(kolk-WIT-ze-a)(a-MAB-a-lis):06.06.06
Ericaceae::April Reign Rhododendron:A smaller Rhododendron with double pink flowers.::
Papilionaceae::Lemon Meringue Baptisia:A member of the Decadence series of Baptisa with yellow flowers.:(bap-TIS-ee-uh):
Oleaceae::Charles X Lilac:A Lilac with violet purple flowers.:(si-RING-A)(vul-GAR-is):
Asteraceae :asteraceae helichrysum petiolare limelight:Lime Light Licorice Plant:A yellow colored Licorice Plant. ::
Boraginaceae::Pulmonaria Raspberry Splash:A Pulmonaria with silver marked foliage and raspberry-coral flowers.:(pul-muh-NAIR-ee-uh:
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):
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
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
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):
Saxifragaceae::Chocolate Ruffles Coral Bells, Heuchera Chocolate Ruffles:Chocolate colored ruffled leaves with plenty of flowers.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Lamiaceae:labiatae lamium amplexicaule:Henbit, Henbit Deadnettle, Common Henbit, Giraffe head:::6.02.02 04.21.05
Ranunculaceae::Red and Pink Tree Peony:Peony that grow on woody stems and do not die back to the ground like herbaceous Peony.::
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Malvaceae::Jazzberry Jam Hibiscus:A newer hardy Hibiscus cultivar with bright magenta-pink flowers.::
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
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
Asteraceae::Northern Lights Shasta Daisy, Nordicht Shasta Daisy:A Shasta Daisy with increased vigor and disease resistance.:(lew-KANTH-ih-mum)(soo-PER-bum):
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Octoberfest:A white to creamy white flowering Sedum Acre cultivar.:(SEA-dum):
Aquifoliaceae ::Red Sprite Winterberry:::
Scrophulariaceae::Croftway Coral Princess Phygelius:A newer Phygelius cultivar with salmon pink flowers and stronger stems.:(fye-geal-EE-us)(ee-KWA-liss):
Cactaceae::Blue Barrel Cactus:A large barrel cactus with yellow flowers.:(fer-oh-KAK-tus):
Scrophulariaceae::Veronica Garden Leader series:::
Asteraceae ::Echinacea Prairie Splendor:A shorter Echinacea with plants blooming first year from seed.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
Ericaceae:ericaceae rhododendron p.j.m.:P.J.M. Rhododendron:If the proper site is found this plant can be one of the few Rhododendrons that is consistently hardy to Zone #5.:(roh-do-DEN-dron): 03.21.03, 03.30.05 5.17.05
Asteraceae: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
Araliaceae::Baltic Ivy:A hardy form of the English Ivy. Clings to rough surfaces by adventitious roots growing from the stem.:(Head-er-ah)(HEE-licks):
:::This section contains pictures of potted annuals in concrete pots.::4.7.5
Oleaceae ::Patmore Green Ash:A cultivar of the green Ash with an evenly branched crown.:(FRACK-si-nus)(pen-sil-VA-ni-ka):
Papaveraceae::Double Greater Celadine:A double version of the Greater Celadine.:(kel-ee-DON-ee-um)(MAY-jus):
Plantaginaceae::Penstemon Pygmaeus:A dwarf, prostrate Penstemon that becomes covered with lavender tubular flowers with white throat.:(pen-STAY-mon)(her-su-T-us):
Scrophulariaceae::Grecian Foxglove:A biennial plant that has escaped the garden and become an invasive weed in many states. :(dij-i-TAL-is):
Saxifragaceae::Lemoine Deutzia:A hardy Deutzia that becomes covered with small white flowers.:(DUUT-si-a)(GRAS-l-lis):
Asteraceae::Red Shift Coreopsis:The temperature will determine the shift of this flower from creamy yellow to red.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
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):
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):
Cupressaceae:cupressaceae juniperus communis depressa var replanda:Creeping Old Field Juniper:::5.15.05
:::Things to gaze into.::4.5.5
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):
Amaranthaceae::Cramer's Lemon Lime Celosia :A crested type of Celosia with flowers ranging from lime green to yellow.:(sel-OH-see-ah):
Pinaceae:pinaceae pinus mugo aurea:Mugo Pine Golden Variety:A golden needled variety of the all green Mugo Pine.::5.6.05
Poaceae::Indian Warrior Big Blue Stem:A selection of a native tall grass prairie plant.:(an-droh-POH-gon)(jer-Ar-dee-eye):
Crassulaceae ::Tiny Buttons Sedum, Blue Carpet:A low growing Sedum with blue-green soft feathery leaves. ::
Cupressaceae::Lemon Thread False Cypress:Lemon yellow thread-like foliage is the main feature of this plant.:(kamma-SIP-eris)(pie-sif-er-ah):
Verbenaceae::New Gold Lantana:A large weeping Lantana with yellow flowers.:(lan-TAN-ah):
Cactaceae::Cholla, Clokey Cholla, Plateau Cholla, Rattail Cholla,:A cold hardy Cactus with yellow flowers.:(oh-PUN-shee-uh):
Caprifoliaceae::Aurora Viburnum:An improved cultivar of Viburnum carlesii.:(vy-BER-num):
Pedaliaceae::Devils Claw, Grapple Plant:A southern Africa plant with many medicinal uses.::
Liliaceae::Tiger Lily:::
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
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):
Aceraceae::Viridis dissectum Japanese Maple:A green lace-leaf Japanese maple.:(AYE-ser)(pal-MA-tum):
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta whirlwind:Whirlwind Hosta:A medium to large mounded green Hosta with greenish white centers to the leaves.::08.04.02 4.26.05
Caryophyllaceae::Snowfire Dianthus:A Dianthus with bright red centera and white outer petals. An AAS in 1978.::
Verbenaceae::Lanata Flame:A tropical shrub grown as an annual in colder regions. Can be wintered indoors:(lan-TAN-ah):
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):
Asteraceae::China Aster:A good annual for cut flowers.::
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
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):
Berberidaceae:berberidaceae berberis thunbergii kobold:Kobold Barberry:A dwarf mounding green Barberry.:(Ber-ber-is)(thun-Ber-jee-a):4.11.05
Aceraceae::Black Maple:A large Maple very similar to Sugar Maple. ::
Araceae:araceae anthurium:Anthurium Photo Album:A photo album of different types of Anthurium::4.8.5
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):
Tropaelolaceae::Naturium Empress of India:This Nasturtium has deep green to olive green leaves with crimson red flowers.:(troo-PEE-oo-lum)(MA-jus):
Solanaceae::Supertunia Petunia series:A series of easy to grow Petunia with a vast array of colors and types. Excellent in containers and gardens.::
Asteraceae::Spotted Knapweed,:An introduced plant that has become a pest in cultivation.:(sen-TAR-ee-uh):
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
Crassulaceae ::Sedum John Creech, Sedum Dr John Creech ( Sedum spurium John Creech ):Reported to be one of the best Sedum spurium cultivars.::
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
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):
Phyllanthaceae::Securinega :A shrub that is rare in American gardens. :(se-cur-in-EE-ga)(su-fruu-ti-KO-sah):
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
Taxodiaceae::Emerald Spreader Yew:A low growing Yew with dark green foliage.:(TAXS-us)(kus-pi-DAY-ta):
Rosaceae::Snowfall Nine Bark, Snowfall Physocarpus:A white blooming Ninebark with green foliage.:(fi-so-KAR-pus)(op-u-li-FO-li-us):
Lamiaceae ::Salvia Snow Hill:A white flowering form of perennial Salvia.:(SAL-vie-a):03.06.06
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
Ulmaceae::Golden Elm:A narrow slow growing upright Elm with golden yellow foliage.:(UL-mus):
Rosaceae::Prairie Fire Flowering Crab:A medium to large ornamental Crab.::
Iridaceae::Halcyon Seas Siberian Iris:A tall Siberian Iris with medium blue flowers.:(EYE-ris) (sy-BEER-ah-kuh):
Salicaceae::Silver Creeping Willow:A dwarf Willow with a creeping growth habit and silver-gray leaves.:(SAY-liks):
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
Liliaceae::Tuolumne Fawn Lily, Tuolumne Dog's Tooth Violet:Yellow pendent lily-like flowers on 12 inch stalks with a shiny mottle foliage.::
Asteraceae ::Gaillardia Tokajer:An ever-blooming Gaillardia with marmalade orange-brown daisy like flower.:(gah-LARD-ee-uh):
Amaranthaceae:amaranthaceae celosia argentea spicata:Wheat Celosia:This section contains pictures of different wheat varieties of Celosia. ::4.8.5
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) :
Crassulaceae::Cascade Stonecrop, Old Mans Bones:A low growing succulent hardy perennial.::
Papilionaceae::Baptisia used in gardens:The False indigo is a hardy, native prairie plant. Can be used as a medium sized plant in the landscape. This page contains images of the False Indigo plant used in gardens.:(bap-TIS-ee-uh):
Saxifragaceae::Pistache Coral Bells, Pistache Heuchera:An Heuchera with lime green to chartreuse yellow foliage. Yellow foliage Heuchera tend to burn easier.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Taxodiaceae::Yew:A genus of conifers that are widely used in the landscape.:(TAKS-us):
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):
Amaranthaceae::Beefsteak:An Iresine with intense red foliage.:(eh-ri-SEE-nay)(herb-sti-ee):4.8.5
Liliaceae::Entertainer Oriental Lily:A dwarf Oriental Lily with rosy pink to red flowers.::
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):
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
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
Hydrangeaceae::Bouquet Blanc Mockorange:A double flowering Mach Orange hybrid. Medium in spread and height.:(fil-ah-DEL-fus):
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):
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):
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):
Cyperaceae::Blue Sedge, Glaucous Sedge, Carnation-Grass:A small slow creeping fine textured Carex with blue-gray foliage:(KAIR-ex)(FLAH-ca):
Cyperaceae ::Variegated Palm Sedge:Resembles a small palm tree with a clear yellow border around the leaves.:(KAIR-ex)(mus-king-goo-MEN-sis):
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
Fabaceae:fabaceae cercis canadensis covey:Lavender Twist Redbud:A weeping form of the tree Red Bud.::05.17.05
Apocynaceae::Hot Pink Desert Rose:A vigorous cultivar of Desert Rose with pink flowers. Thrive in full sun warm conditions.::
Rosaceae::Flowering Crab Anne, Flowering Crab Manbeck Weeper:A weeping Flowering Crab with white flowers and red fruit.::
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):
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
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
Apocynaceae::Variegated VInca Minor:A variegated form of Vinca minor.:(VING-ka)(MY-nor):
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
Saxifragaceae::Rosamund Coral Bells:An older Heuchera cultivar with green leaves and a prodigious amount of flowers.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Rubiaceae::Misty Woodruff:A good rock garden plant for the full sun.:(as-PER-yew-la):
Fagaceae::Cut Leaf Beech:A group of Beech with varying degree of serrated leaves.:(FA-gus)(sil-VAT-i-ka):
Poaceae::Blond Ambition Side-Oats Grama:An cultivar of Side-Oats Grama with chartreuse flowers instead of purple and a blonde colored seed heads.::
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):
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::Gaillardia Mesa series:A of Gaillardia on compact plants.:(gal-LARD-ee-uh):
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):
Poaceae ::Pennisetum Hameln:A 3 foot tall Pennisetum with cream white flowers.:(penn-i-SEE-tum):
Lamiaceae ::Salvia Lubecca:A long blooming Salvia with violet blue flowers.:(SAL-vie-a):03.06.06
Poaceae::Deweys Blue Switch Grass, Deweys Blue Switch Grass:A tough glaucous blue Switch Grass.::
Ulmaceae::Accolade Elm:A hybrid Elm with good disease resistance having a vase to oval growth form.:(UL-mus):
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
Fagaceae ::Purple English Oak:A slow growing English Oak with reddish purple leaves.::
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):
Poaceae::Pigeon Grass, Yellow Foxtail, Yellow Bristle Grass:An introduced grass from Europe. Found growing all over the USA and Canada.::
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.::
Caprifoliaceae::Clavey's Dwarf Honeysuckle:A dwarf Honeysuckle good for hedges.:(lon-ISS-er-a):7.15.05
Geraniaceae::Blue Sunrise Geranium:Lavender blue flowers against chartreuse foliage::
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
Rosaceae::Mardri Gras Rose:A floribunda rose with yellow flowers fading to pink. An All American Rose selection. ::
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
Rosaceae::Geum Totally Tangerine:::
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):
Aceraceae::Fassens Black Maple:A Norway Maple cultivar with dark leaves similar to Crimson King.:(A-sir)(plat-an-OI-dez):
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
Iridaceae::Hello Yellow Blackberry Lily:Blackberry Lily resembles an Iris with sword shaped leaves.::
Asteraceae::Milka Aster:A hardy Aster with thin ray flowers.::
Asteraceae ::Tetra White Wonder Fever Few:A cultivar of the common Fever Few. Will be perennial in warmer zones but a self seeding annual in cooler zones.:(tan-a-SEE-tum)(par-THE-ni-um):
Asteraceae::Hemp Agrimony:A tall moisture loving plant.::
Rosaceae::Morton Black Chokeberry, Iroquois Beauty Black Chokeberry:A compact selection of Black Chokeberry.:(a-roh-NI-a)(mel-an-OH-car-pa):
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):
Cyperaceae ::Carex elata aurea:A gold leaf tuft forming sedge. this may be the same plant as Bowles Golden Sedge.:(KAIR-ex):
Betulaceae::Fastigiata Hornbeam, Pyramidal Hornbeam:A strong pyramidal form of Hornbeam.:(car-PI-nus)(BET-uu-lus):
Cupressaceae::Little Dorrit Arborvitae:A dwarf slow growing globular Arborvitae.:(Thoo-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis) :
Liliaceae::Hosta Revolution :::
Poaceae::Helga Reich Miscanthus, Japanese Silver Grass Helga Reich:A slightly narrow version of Miscanthus Grazillimus.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
Euphorbiaceae:euphorbiaceae euphorbia pulcherrima:Poinsettia:Poinsettia are usually purchased as a holiday decoration and treated as a "throw away" plant. ::05.17.05
Cupressaceae:cupressaceae thuja occidentalis cristata crested:Thuja cristata Argenteovariegata::(thu-ya):5.17.05
Solanaceae ::Petunia Shock Wave series:Agroup of Petunias with the spreading habit of "Wave Petunias" but with smaller flowers.::
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
Poaceae::Rainbow Fescue, Large Blue Fescue:A large blue-silver colored Fescue.:(fes-TOO-kah):
Oleaceae:::::
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):
Caprifoliaceae::Cool Splash Southern Bush Honeysuckle :A medium suckering spreading shrub with attractive leaf variegation.:(die-er-VIL-a)((ses-li-iFO-li-a):
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
:plaques and signs::Signs and plaques can be nice ornamental additions to the garden.::4.7.5
Rosaceae::Swan Lake Three Lobe Spirea:A compact version of the species plant.:(spy-REE-a)(tri-lo-BA-tah):
Magnoliaceae::Sunspire Magnolia:A unique yellow Magnolia that has a columnar growth form.::
Asteraceae::Hairy False Goldenaster:A wild flower found growing in full sun dry site.::
Lamiaceae::Russian Sage:Perovoskia are loose airy sub shrubs with gray foliage and lavender blue flowers.::
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::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):
Ranunculaceae::Double Flowered Buttercup :A double form of the Common Buttercup. :(rah-NUN-kew-lus)(AH-kris):
Caprifoliaceae::Linearis Thread Leaf Elderberry:A green leaf form of Sambucus nigra with finely cut leaves.:(sam-BOO-kus)(NY-grah):
Oleaceae::Charles Sargent Lilac:A Lilac with double bluish flowers.:(si-RING-A)(vul-GAR-is):
Z Liliaceae::Hosta Regal Splender:::
Crassulaceae::Sedum Blue spruce Blue Spruce Stonecrop:A Stone Crop with blue foliage that looks like the tips of branches of a Blue Spruce.::
Verbenaceae ::Verbena Superbena :A Verbena with a large colorful flowers. ::
Ericaceae::Rhododendron Weston Pink Diamond:::
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):
Asteraceae::Wreath Goldenrod, Blue Stemmed Goldenrod; Axillary Goldenrod; Woodland Goldenrod:An unusual Goldenrod with wavy yellow flower spikes and purple stems.::
Garden:mixed garden scenes bulbs tulip:Gardens with Tulips.:Images of tulips growing in an among other plants.::4.7.5
Oleaceae ::Beijing Gold Peking Lilac:A medium size tree with unusual primrose yellow flowers.::
Asteraceae:asteraceae helenium moerheim beauty:Moerheim Beauty Sneezeweed.:A late blooming perennial with dark copper red flowers.:(hel-EE-nee-um):4.9.5
Campanulaceae::Bats in the Belfry Throatwort, Nettle Leaved Bell flower, Throatwort Bellflower:A vertical Campanula with spikes of light purple flowers.:(kam-PAN-uu-la):
Magnoliaceae::Ballerina Magnolia:A small to medium Magnolia with white flowers.:(mag-NO-li-ah)(LEEB-ner-eye):
Solanaceae::Dwarf White Bedder Nicotiana:A dwarf busy plant loaded with scented white flower.:(nih-ko-shee-AH-nuh):
Caryophyllaceae::Orange Gnome Catchfly, Orange Gnome Lychnis:A short lived perennial with bright orange flowers.:(LICK-nis):
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.::
Pinaceae::Hildburghausen Norway Spruce, Dwarf Hildburghausen Spruce:A dwarf globose form of Spruce.:(PY-see-uh)(A-bees):
Lamiaceae::Agastache Tutti Frutti:Produces pink flower from midsummer to frost.:(ag-ah-STAK-ee):
Apocynaceae::Desert Rose:An interesting easy to grow succulent plant.::
Geraniaceae ::Geranium Biokovo Karmina::(jer-AY-nee-um)(kan-tuh-brij-ee-EN-see):
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
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 ::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):
Araceae ::Imperial Red Philodendron:A large self heading reddish Philodendron.::06.08.06
Liliaceae::Blue Cadet Hosta:A medium size Hosta with dark bluish green leaves.::
Magnoliaceae::Powder Puff Magnolia:A compact Magnolia with powder puff shaped flowers.:(mag-NO-li-a)(LEEB-ner-eye):05.26.06
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
Poaceae::Sea Blue Fescue:A Fescue cultivar with blue green foliage.:(fes-TOO-kah):
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
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
Ginkgoaceae::Jade Butterfly Ginkgo, Jade Butterflies Ginkgo:A dwarf Ginkgo with leaves growing in clusters.:(GINGK-go)(bi-LO-baa):
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
Saxifragaceae::Slender Deutzia:A small to medium shrub with small white flowers.:(DUUT-si-a)(GRAS-l-lis):
Berberidaceae ::Barberry:A green thorny, medium size shrub for the full sun to part sun areas of the garden.:(Ber-ber-is)(thun-BER-jee-a):
Lamiaceae::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):
Fabaceae:fadaceae robinia pseudoacacia:Frisia Back Locust, Frisia Common Locust:A yellow foliage form of the Common Black Locust:(roe-BIN-nee-uh)(sue-doe-uh-KAY-shuh):5.18.05
Cupressaceae ::Blue Pfitzer Juniper:A Pfitzer type Juniper with blue foliage esecially on older plants.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
Asteraceae::Japanese Aster, Aster savatieri:A not very common Aster-like plant.::
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):
Liliaceae::Squash Casserole:A large Hosta with chartreuse leaves.::
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
Saxifragaceae::Astilbe Etna, Astilbe Mount Etna:A medium Astilbe with dark red flowers.:(as-TIL-bee):
Liliaceae::Hosta First Frost:A medium Hosta with bluish foliage and gold edge in the spring. The edge will change to creamy white.::
Pinaceae::Gables Weeping Fir:A spreading or upright conical tree if staked.:(AY-beez)(KAWN-kull-er) :
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
Salicaceae:salicaceae salix integra haukura nishiki:Dappled Willow, Hakura Nishiki Willow:A medium to large shrub with mottled white, green and pink foliage. Very popular plant.:(SAY-lik):5.27.05
Caprifoliaceae::Mohawk Viburnum:A compact Viburnum tolerating diverse growing conditions.:(vy-BER-num):
Asteraceae::Asahi False Sunflower:A clump forming plant with double yellow to orange flowers.:(hee-lee-OP-sis)(hee-lee-anth-OI-deez):
Lamiaceae::Agastache Acapulco Series::(ah-gas-TAH-kee):02.03.06
Crassulaceae ::Sedum sexangulare, Tasteless Stonecrop:A low growing green groundcover Sedum that is very easy to grow.::
Caprifoliaceae::Dark Horse Weigela:A smaller Weigela with pink flowers and dar:(why-GEE-la)(FLOR-i-da):
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
Rosaceae::Blackhawk Mountain Ash:A Mountain Ash cultivar that is resistant to sun scald and other disease.:(Sor-bus) (aw-ku-PA-ria):
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
Verbenaceae ::Tapien Verbena:A tough long blooming series of ground cover or trailing Verbena.:(ver-BEE-nah):
Dryopteridaceae::Applecourt Japanese Painted Fern:A crested form of the Japanese Painted Fern.:(a-THI-ree-um)(nip-pon-IK-cum):
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):
Taxodiaceae::Everlow Yew:A lower growing Yew.:(TAKS-us):
Lamiaceae ::Lemon Thyme:A Thyme with lemon scented foliage. A tender perennial grown as an annual.:(TY-muss)(sit-ree-oh-DOR-us):
Labiatae ::Monarda Monches Farm:A pink flowering Monarda cultivar.:(mo-NAR-da):
Cupressaceae:cupressaceae juniperus sabina calgary carpet:Calgary Carpet Juniper:A low growing, wide spreading shrub for the full sun areas of the yard.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(sa-BEE-na):5.15.05
Asteraceae::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):
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
Polygonaceae::Painters Pallet:A colorful plant for the partial shaded areas of the garden. Useful as a tall ground cover.:(per-si-CAR-i-a)(vir-jin-i-A-nah)(FIL-i-form-is):
Pinaceae:pinaceae picea 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
Magnoliaceae::Magnolia Elizabeth:A yellow flowering Magnolia, flowering before the leaves uncurl.:(mag-NO-li-ah):
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):
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):
Rosaceae::Lancelot Flowering Crabapple:A small slow growing tree with white flowers.::
Apiaceae::Sea holly, Seaside Eryngo:A thistle-like plant with bluish foliage.:(e-RIN-ji-um)(muh-RIT-tim-mum):
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
Hydrangeaceae::Limelight Hydrangea:An unusual Hydrangea with panicles of lime green flowers changing to white:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
Magnoliaceae::Gold Cup Magnolia:Heavy textured, cup shaped flowers of deep yellow color.:(mag-NO-lee-uh):
Rosaceae::White Caned Blackberry, Ghost Blackberry, Ghost Bramble:A blackberry plant with whitish canes in the winter.:(ROO-bus)(kok-burn-ee-AH-nus):
Asteraceae ::Pixie Meadowbrite Coneflower:A true dwarf coneflower with pink flowers.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
Liliaceae::Hosta London Fog:Starts out a creamy white changing to a streaky variegation finally green.::
Asteraceae::Curry Plant:Adds silver foliage to your garden and can be used in potpourri, dried flowers and cooking:(he-lee-KRIS-um):
Asteraceae::Orange Coneflower , Eastern Coneflower, Showy Coneflower:The species version of the more commonly used Rudbeckia Goldstrum:(rud-BEK-ee-ah)(FULL-jih-dah):
Begoniaceae::Begonia Bonfire:A stunning Begonia with bright orange red flowers. Use in shade to part shaded sites.::
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
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):
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
Begoniaceae ::Begonia Cherry Blossom:A begonia with double white to pink flowers that look like smalls cotton balls.:(be-GON-yuh):
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 ::Geranium Margaret Wilson:A hardy Geranium with variegated foliage.::
Asteraceae ::Achillea Golden Plate:A tall Achillea reaching 4-5 feet.:(ak-i-LEE-ah)(fil-i-pen-due-LI-na):
: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
Geraniaceae::Geranium Brookside:A sprawling Geranium with sapphire-blue flowers.::
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta sieboldiana big daddy:Hosta Big Daddy:A very large blue Hosta.::4.26.05
Pinaceae::Black Hills Spruce:A denser version of the White Spruce:(PI-see-a)(GLAW-ka):
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
Scrophulariaceae::Veronicastrum Fascination:A cultivar of Culvers Root (Veronicastrum) with pink flowers.:(ver-on-i-KAS-trum)(vir-JIN-ih-kum):
Crassulaceae::Kalanchoe Wart Face:Forms a rosette of warty textures leaves.::
Labiatae ::Monarda Marshals Delight:A mildew resistant Monarda with pink flowers.:(mo-NAR-da):
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
Hamamelidaceae::Dwarf Fothergilla:The species Fothergilla that is sometimes called Dwarf Fothergilla.:(faw-thur-GIL-luh)(gaar-DEE-nee-eye):7.15.05
Araceae::N Joy Devils Ivy:An improved version of the standard Marble Queen Devils Ivy.:(ep-ih-PREM-num) (AW-re-um):
:pots of plants hanging baskets:Hanging baskets:This section contains pictures of annuals in hanging baskets.::4.5.7
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
Taxodiaceae::Melford English Yew:An narrow upright slow groqing English Yew.:TAXS-us)(ba-KA-ta):
Cyperaceae::Bowles Golden Sedge:If grown properly can be bright spot in a semi-shaded garden area.:(KAIR-ex)(eh-LAH-ta):
Liliaceae::Hosta Gold Edger:A dense mounding Hosta with chartreuse to gold foliage.::
Asteraceae::Pot Marigolds, Calendula:A good cool season annual.:(kal-END-due-la)(o-fih-shih-NA-lis):
Asteraceae ::Joe Pye Weed:A tall native perennial for the moist areas of the garden.:(yew-pa-TOR-ee-um)(mack-u-LAY-tum) :
Pinaceae::Varely Japanese Larch:A slow growing dwarf Larch:(LAR-iks)(KEM-fer-eye):
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae viburnum x rhytidophylloides willowwood:Willowwood Viburnum:A large deciduous shrub with lustrous dark green rugose foliage and white flowers in the late spring.:(vy-BER-num)(rhi-ti-doe-fil-OY-dez):4.12.05
Asteraceae::Coreopsis Bengal Tiger:A Coreopsis verticillata hybrid similar to Route 66 but more compact and mildew resistant.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Euphorbiaceae::Fire Glow Euphorbia:An improved version of the species with bright floral bracts.:(yew-FOR-bee-ah)(gri-FITH-ee-eye):
Rosaceae:rosaceae rosa nearly wild:Nearly Wild Rose:An excellent small shrub Rose producing masses of light pink flowers throughout the entire growing season. An heirloom Rose.::5.16.05
Ranunculaceae::Helios Clematis:A Clematis with yellow nodding flowers.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
Caryophyllaceae::Rose Champion, Mullein Pink:A neat plant with rose to red flowers and gray foliage. A prolific reseeding plant.:(LICK-nis)(ko-ro-NAH-ree-a):
Rosaceae::Morden Ruby Rose:A medium size rose with ruby red flowers. Part of the Canadian Explorer series.::
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
Asteraceae:compositae sonchus asper:Spiny-Leaved Sow Thistle:A yellow flowering weed, common in southeastern Wisconsin. ::08.20.02 4.16.05
Taxodiaceae::Shawnee Brave Bald Cypress:A narrow, pyramidal Bald Cypress cultivar.:(taks-OH-di-um)(DIS-ti-kum):
Begoniaceae::Santa Cruz Sunset Begonia:A pendulous Begonia with red to orange flowers.:(be-GON-yuh) :
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):
Balsaminaceae::Little Lizzy Impatiens:A miniature series of Impatiens::
Rosaceae::Snow Pavement Rugosa Rose, Schneekoppe Rose:An extremely hardy Rugosa rose with white flowers having a tinge of pink.:(ROE-sah)(roo-GO-sah):
:::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.::
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):
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):
Aceraceae::Garnet Japanese Maple:A burgundy colored lace-type Japanese Maple.:(AYE-ser)(pal-MA-tum):
Lamiaceae ::Summer Savory, Savory:A herb native to the Mediterranean. ::
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):
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):
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) :
Alliaceae::Allium Moly, Golden Garlic, Lily Leek:A small Allium with yellow flowers.::
Rosaceae::Yellow Potentilla cultivars:Enter this section for information on yellow flowering Potentilla. ::5.16.05
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):
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):
Salicaceae::Cannon Blue Willow:A dwarf Willow with blue-green foliage:(SAY-liks)(per-PU-ree-ah):
Lamiaceae ::Salvia Rose Queen:A perennial with rosy pink flowers.::
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
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):
Geraniaceae::Geranium New Hampshire Purple:A mounding plant with deep magenta (red purple) flowers.:(jer-AY-nee-um)(san-GWIN-ee-um) :
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
Araliaceae::Variegated Dwarf Umbrella Plant, Variegated Arboricola:A relatively easy plant to grow for the moderate to bright areas of the house.::
Rosaceae::Cinderalla Flowering Crab:A dwarf petite white flowering ornamental Crab.::
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):
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
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.::
Bignoniaceae::Minnesota Red Trumpet Vine:A Trumpet Vine cultivar with red to deep red flowers.:(KAMP-sis)(Rad-i-cans):
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):
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:
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):
Lamiaceae::Salvia Amethyst:Salvia Amethyst flowers have a lilac to soft pink color.:(SAL-vee-a):
Brassicaceae::Arabis Pinkie:Compact plant with intense pink flowers.::
Pinaceae::Mops Mugo Pine:A dwarf form of the Mugo Pine.::
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae geranium johnsons blue:Geranium Johnson's Blue:A medium tall, medium spreading plant for the full sun to semi-shade areas of the garden.::4.18.05
Caprifoliaceae::Teasel:A biennial roadside weed that can become invasive. Dried spiny seed heads are used in arrangements.::02.10.05
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
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
Asteraceae::Rudbeckia Cherry Brandy:A Cone flower with reddish colored flowers.:(rud-BEK-ee-a):
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):
Tropaelolaceae::Whirlybird Nasturium mix:A dwarf on trailing Nasturium.:(troo-PEE-oo-lum)(MA-jus) :
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
Liliaceae::Cluade Shribe Martagon Lily:A Martagon Lily with reddish flower. May take a year or two to get established.::
Lamiaceae::Coleus Alabama Sunset:An old favorite, with colorful foliage.:(sol-en-oh-STEM-on)(skew-tell-ar-ee-OH-ih-deez) :
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
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):
Asteraceae::Yarrow, Common Yarrow:A native Yarrow with white to pinkish flat topped flower heads.:(ak-i-LEE-ah)(mil-lee-FO-le-um):
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
Liliaceae::Hosta Curly Fries:A small unusual Small Rippled Hosta. Selected by the American Hosta Growers Association as 2016 Hosta of the Year!::
Rosaceae:rosaceae cotoneaster divaricatus:Spreading Cotoneaster:A medium size mounding Cotoneaster. Can be used as a hedge.:(ko-tone-EE-aster):02.01.04
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
Liliaceae::Spanish Blue Bells:A late blooming bulb with spikes of pendulous blue flowers.::
Papaveraceae::Celandine Poppy:A native wildflower that grows best in moist shaded wild flower gardens. :(sty-LAH-for-um):
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
Primulaceae::Cyclamen purpurascence:A hardy Cyclamen native to deciduous forests.:(SIK-lah-men):
Crassulaceae::Blueberry Pie Sedum:The glaucous blue foliage and mass of blooms make this a good plant for containers or massed in a garden.::
Lamiaceae::Cashmere Sage:A showy Asian import with lavender pink flowers.:(FLOW-miss)(kash-meer-ee-AN-uh) :
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):
Aceraceae::Nuresagi Japanese Maple, Wet Heron Japanese Maple:An upright Japanese Maple with burgundy colored leaves.:(AYE-ser)(pal-MA-tum):
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
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 ::Hosta Platinum Tiara:A medium sized dense Hosta with gold center leaves and a thin white margin.::
Lamiaceae::Cats Meow Cat Mint:A new compact variety of Catmint.:(NEP-eh-tuh)(fah-SEN-ee-eye):
Bromeliaceae::Neoregelia cultivars:This section contains images of different Neoregelia cultivars.:(nee-o-ree-jeel’-ya):
Asparagaceae::Golden Bird's Nest Sansevieria:A birds nest form with golden yellow leaves.:(san-se-VEER-ee-uh)(try-fask-ee-AH-tuh):
Rosaceae:rosaceae cotoneaster hessei:Cotoneaster Hessei:A hardy hybrid Cotoneaster cultivar with reddish-pink flowers and green leaves that change to burgundy in the fall.:(ko-tone-EE-aster):5.14.05
Asteraceae::Ruby Giant Coneflower:A Coneflower with large ruby colored non drooping flowers.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
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
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
Asparagaceae:liliaceae sansevieria unknown:Sansevieria:A group of plants I snapped pictures of and neglected to ask them their name.::4.26.05
Pinaceae::Puli European larch:A ground cover European Larch that can be trained to a weeping form.:(LAR-iks) :
Gesneriaceae:gesneriaceae smithiantha:Smithiantha:These plants have beautiful foliage and flowers. They need warm humid conditions to grow properly.::4.18.05
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::Spider Flower Daylily:This section contains pictures of Daylilies with spider flowers::
Fagaceae::Girard English Oak:A tight upright yellow foliage form of the English Oak.::
Pinaceae::Pendulous Blue Spruce, Weeping Blue Spruce:A dwarf Blue Spruce forming an irregular pendulous growth form.:(PY-see-uh)(PUN-gens):
Styracaceae::Mountain Silver Bell:A small to medium tree with white flowers in the early spring.:{hal-EE-zhee-uh)(mawn-tih-KOLE-uh):
Liliaceae::Gold Star Dracaena:A colorful tough Dracaena with gold edged leaves.::
Alliaceae::Mount Everst Allium, Mount Everst Ornamental Allium:A taller growing Allium with globular heads of white starry flowers.::
Asteraceae::Purple Bush Eupatorium:A dwarf more compact cultivar of Eupatorium.:(yew-pa-TOR-ee-um)(mack-u-LAY-tum) :
Scrophulariaceae::Straw Foxglove, Yellow Foxglove:A true perennial Foxglove with pale yellow flowers.:(dij-i-TAL-lis)(loo-TEA-ah):
Fagaceae:fagaceae quercus robur fastigiata:Columnar English Oak:A narrow, slow growing Oak tree.::5.18.05
Onagraceae::Dauphin, Butterfly Flower:A large tender perennial blooming continuous throughout the entire season.:(GAW-ra)(lind-HAY-mer-eye):
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
Violaceae::Viola Karma Blue Butterfly:An interesting color mainly blue with a yellow center and bronze highlights.:(VI-oh-la)(wit-rock-i-A-na):
Asteraceae::Supreme Cantaloupe Coneflower:A anemone shaped cantaloupe colored flower.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
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
Violaceae::Viola Rain series, Pansy Rain series::(VI-oh-la)(wit-rock-i-A-na):
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
Rosaceae::Dwarf Meadowsweet, Filipendula 'Kahome' :A dwarf meadow sweet with frothy pink flowers.:(fil-i-PEN-du-la):
Alstroemeriaceae::Princess Lily Zavinia, Alstroemeria Zavinia:A vigorous easy to grow Princess Lily with salmon pink Flowers:(al-stro-MARE-ee-ah):
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae viburnum dentatum:Arrowwood Viburnum:A medium to tall, medium spreading shrub growing best in full sun but will tolerate some shade.:(vy-BER-num)(den-TAH-tum):4.12.05
Hydrangeaceae::BoBo Hydrangea:A very dwarf Hydrangea with white flowers.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
Papilionaceae::Babtisia Starlite Prairieblues:A new cultivar of the Babtisia with large light blue flowers.:(bap-TIS-ee-uh):
Scrophulariaceae::Juicy Fruits Kumquat Nemesia:A free flowering Nemesia with bright colored flowers.:(ne-MEE-see-uh):
Portulacaceae:portulacaceae portulaca afra:Elephant Bush, Elephant Food, Elephant Plant, Miniature Jade, Dwarf Jade, Spekboo:A succculent plant that will thrive in a full sun window.:(por-tew-luh-KAR-ee-uh) :5.10.05
Asteraceae::Heliopsis Summer Sun:A compact plant with single to double golden yellow flowers.:(hee-li-OP-sis)(hee-li-AN-thoi-deez)(SKAY-bra):
Asteraceae::New Look Dusty Miller:A cultivar of Dusty Miller with leaves shaped like Oak leaves.::
Liliaceae:liliaceae puschkinia scilloides:Striped Squill:A 4-6" tall spring blooming bulb with white, aqua-striped blossoms. ::4.28.02 4.26.05
Magnoliaceae::Hot Flash Magnolia:A hybrid Magnolia with creamy yellow to yellow flowers.:(mag-NO-li-ah):
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) :
Liliaceae::Hosta Sagae:A medium to large vase shaped Hosta.:(sa-GAY):
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
Iridaceae::Purple, Blue, Violet colored Tall Bearded Iris:This section contains images of Tall Bearded Iris whose main color is purple, violet or blue. ::
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.::
Lamiaceae::Salvia Marcus:A dwarf clumping Salvia with deep violet flowers.:(SAL-vie-a):
Lamiaceae::Kermesinus Tea Thyme, Crimson Thyme, Pennsylvania Dutch tea thyme:A Thyme with bright magenta flowers.:(TY-muss)(pu-lee-guy-OY-des):
Asteraceae::Pink Double Delight Cone Flower:A shorter cone flower with double pink flowers.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
Saxifragaceae::Electra Coral Bells:A smaller Coral Bell with yellowish folaige and red veins.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Asteraceae::Hillside Aster:::
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):
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Neon, (Sedum spectabile):Name refers to the neon colored pink flowers. An improvement over Sedum Brilliant.::
Scrophulariaceae ::Angelonia Serena, Summer Snapdragon Serena:An Angelonia series with compact plants with compact flowers. A tender perennial grown as an annual.:(an-ge-low-nee-a)(an-gus-tee-FOH-lee-uh):
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
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):
Cornaceae::Cornelian Cherry Dogwood:A very early blooming large shrub or small tree with edible red fruit.:(KOR-nus)(mas):
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae geranium sanquineum:Bloody Cranesbill:A short, medium spreading perennial for the full sun to semi-shaded area of the yard.:(jer-AY-nee-um)(san-GWIN-ee-um):4.18.05
Asteraceae::Shasta Daisy Broadway Lights:A Shasta Daisy whose flowers open up bright yellow than fade to white.::
Plantaginaceae::Dark Towers Penstemon:A long blooming Penstemon with pink flowers and wine red foliage. Reported to be better than P. Huskers Red.:(pen-STE-mon):
Liliaceae: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
Asteraceae::Red Velvet Achillea:An Yarrow with dark red non-fading flowers.:(ak-i-LEE-ah)(mil-lee-FO-le-um):
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
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:rosaceae spiraea japonica shirobana:Spirea Shirobana:An interesting Spirea with pink and white flowers produced at the same time.:(spy-REE-a):5.15.05
Scrophulariaceae::Veronica Royal Candles, Dwarf Spike Speedwel:Compact plants bearing bright blue flowers.:(ve-RON-i-ka)(spi-KA-ta)):
Moraceae ::Common Mulberry, White Mulberry:A fast growing non-native tree that provides delectable fruit for birds and humans. :(MO-rus)(AL-baa):
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
Iridaceae:iridaceae iris germanica dividing iris:Dividing Iris:This section contains a description on how to divide Iris.::4.19.05
Ranunculaceae::Delphiniums Magic Fountains series :A Delphinium series with a wide range of colors.:(del-FIN-ee-um):
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.::
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):
Fabaceae:fabaceae caragana arborescens:Siberian Peashrub:An extremely hardy large shrub or small tree.:(kar-uh-GAN-uh)(ar-bo-RES-senz):
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
Euphorbiaceae::Helena Blush Euphorbia:Helena has gray green leaves with a white cream variegated. :(yew-FOR-bee-ah):
Saxifragaceae::Sweet Tea Heucherella:An intensely colored plant with tea colored leaves. Likes a bit more moisture than Heucheras.:(hew-ker-REL-uh):
Cupressaceae ::Mother Lode Juniper:A low growing creeping plant with yellow to golden yellow foliage:(ju-NIP-er-us) (hor-i-zon-TA-lis):
Polemoniaceae::Mt Fujiyama Phlox:A large garden Phlox with large trusses of white flowers.:(floks)(pa-nic-ew-LAH-ta):
Rosaceae::Pink Princess Flower Crabapple:Compact Flowering Crab reaching 8 feet high with rose-pink flowers.::
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):
Rosaceae::Dakota Charm Spirea:Dakota Charm is a small version of the iconic Gold Flame Spirea.:(spy-REE-a):
Rosaceae::Rainbow Knockout Rose:A member of the Knockout Rose series with coral pink flowers.::
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):
Solanaceae::Petunia Daddy series:A series of Petunias with large grandiflora types flowers being heavily veined.::
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
Labiatae::Blue Stockings Monarda:A Monarda with flowers that are more of a violet-purple color than true sky blue.:(mo-NAR-da):
Scrophulariaceae::Diascia Diamante series:A cool season annual.:(di-AS-she-ah)(BAR-ber-ee):
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):
Ranunculaceae::Clematis Etoile Violette:Dark purple, semi nodding flowers on a deciduous vine. A member of the Viticella group.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
Verbenaceae ::Caryopteris Snow Fairy:A selection of Caryopteris grown mainly for its variegated foliage.::
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):
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
Aceraceae::Bowhall Maple, Bowhall Red Maple:An upright Maple with a narrow pyramidal columnar head.:(AY-ser)(ROO-brum):
Asteraceae::Cineraria Giovanna's Selection, Tall Cineraria:A tall Cineraria with flowers in blues and purples. :(sen-NEE-shee-oh):
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):
Scrophulariaceae::Diascia Flying Colors Appleblossum:A bi color Diascia with pink and white flowers.:(di-AS-SHE-ah)(BAR-ber-ee):
Rosaceae::Rainbow Pillar Amelanchier, Rainbow Pillar Serviceberry, Rainbow Pillar Shadbush:An Amelanchier with more of an upright growth form.:(am-e-LANG-key-er):
Rosaceae::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):
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):
Liliaceae::Hapsen Blue Hosta:A medium sized blue leaf Hosta.::
Verbenaceae ::Verbena Imagination:A vigorous plant with vibrant purple flowers.:(ver-BEE-na)(spee-cee-OH-sah):
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):
Euphorbiaceae::Bonfire Euphorbia:An excellent multi season perennial having colorful yellow bracts contrasting against the red-purple foliage. :(yew-FOR-bee-ah):
Lamiaceae:lamiaceae salvia guaranitica black and blue:Salvia Black and Blue:The combination of deep blue flowers and the black calyx make this a real beauty.:(SAL-vee-a)(gar-an-IT-i-ca):04.20.03, 06.13.03, 4.22.05
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):
Liliaceae:liliaceae trillium sessil:Toadshade, Toad Trillium:An ephemeral wild flower native to many areas of the United States.::4.27.05
Iridaceae::Roof Iris, Japanese Roof Iris:A small crested Iris with lilac flowers.:(EYE-ris)(tek-TOR-um):
Asteraceae::Shasta Daisy Snow Lady:A long blooming compact Shasta Daisy.:(lew-KANTH-ih-mum)(soo-PER-bum):
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
Saxifragaceae::Stop Light Tiarella:A Tiarella with yellow leaves overlaid with red patches at the veins.::
Rutaceae::Common Rue, Herb of Grade:A subshrub grown for the blue green foliage.::
Cupressaceae::Green Sargent Juniper:A lighter green version of Sargent Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
Rosaceae::Potentilla Primrose Beauty:A Potentilla with pale primrose yellow flowers:(po-ten-TIL-a)(fro-ti-KO-sa):
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):
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
Caprifoliaceae::Spice Island Korean Spice Viburnum:A compact from of the Korean Spice Viburnum.:(vy-BURN-um)(kar-LESS-ee-eye):
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):
Caprifoliaceae::Black Lace Elderberry:A European Elderberry cultivar with lacy dark foliage.:(sam-BU-kus)(NIE-gra):
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):
Liliaceae::Fritillaria raddeana:Similar to the more popular, showy Crown Fritillaria.:(frit-il-AR-ee-uh):
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
Liliaceae ::Hosta Innswood:A medium to large plant with heavily corrugated yellow centers.::
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
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):
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.::
Caprifoliaceae ::Java Red Weigela:One of the smaller Weigela.:(wi-GE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):
Apiaceae:apiaceae zizia aptera:Heart-Leaved Meadow Parsnip:::07.06.03 4.8.5
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
Acanthaceae::White Candles, Whitefieldia:A tropical shrub with pure white flowers that can be grown in the house.::
Campanulaceae::Tan Line Lobelia:A hardy gold leaf red flowering Lobelia.::
Liliaceae::Admiral Halsey Hosta:A medium size white edge variegated Hosta. Report to be almost identical to Patriot.::
Lamiaceae ::Silver Carpet Lamb's Ears:A lower growing Lamb' Ears that doesn't readily flower.:(STAY-kis)((by-zan-TEEN-A):
Solanaceae::Chilly Chilli Ornamental Pepper:An edible hot Pepper plant producing upright fruit changing from greenish yellow to orange to red.::
Scrophulariaceae ::Camelot Foxglove:A variety of Foxglove that is more reliable the first year from seeds.:(dij-i-TAL-is)(pur-PU-ree-ah):
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):
Asteraceae:asteraceae gaillardia x grandiflora golden globe:Gaillardia Golden Goblin:A yellow flowering Gaillardia with trilobed tips.:(gah-LARD-ee-uh):01.12.04 4.9.5
Ranunculaceae::Blue Bird Delphinium:A Delphinium with deep blue flowers and white eyes:(del-FIN-ee-um):
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):
Polemoniaceae::Phlox Magnificence:A 3 foot plant topped with dark pink flowers.:(flox):
Polemoniaceae::Red Wing Creeping Phlox:A low growing ground cover perennial with moss-like foliage and reddish flowers in May.::
Begoniaceae ::Non Stop Begonias:A seed grown variety of tuberous Begonias. Usually grown as an annual.:(be-GON-yuh):
Celastraceae::Ivory Jade Euonymus:A mounding variegated Euonymus.::
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
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 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
Juncaceae::Blue Arrows Rush, Blue Arrows Juncus:A nice accent plant with stiff upright gray-blue leaves.:(JUN-kus)(in-FLEX-us) :
Brassicaceae::Pygmaea Candytuft:A ground hugging Candytuft.:(eye-BEER-is) (sem-per-VY-renz):
Caryophyllaceae::Dainthus Velvet and Lace:A short lived perennial with dark maroon flowers.:(dye-AN-thus):
Fabaceae::Pauline Lily Redbud:A light pink colored Redbud.:(SER-cis)(kan-a-DEN-sis):
Papilionaceae::Caspian Blue Baptisia:A new Baptisia with blue flowers.:(bap-TIS-ee-uh):
Hemerocallidaceae::Kwanso Daylily:A very rapid spreading double orange Daylily.:(hem-er-o-kal-lis):
Z Berberidaceae::Emerald Carousel Barberry:::
Acanthaceae::Yellow Queen Shrimp Plant:This version of the Shrimp plant has yellow bracts.::
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):
Bromeliaceae::Aechmea nidularioides:::
Rosaceae::Baronne Prevost Rosa:A classic hybrid perpetual rose with over 100 rose pink petals.::
Rosaceae::Gold Star Potentilla:A smaller Potentilla with large yellow flowers.:(po-ten-TIL-a)(fro-ti-KO-sa):
Liliaceae::Guilt by Association Hosta:A medium sized Hosta with foliage emerging yellow than changing to chartreuse.::
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
Pinaceae::Procumbens Blue Spruce:A prostate Spruce with blue foliage.:(PIE-see-a)(PUN-genz):
Apiaceae::Bronze Fennel:Along with it's culinary uses this plant is a nice ornamental in the garden::
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
Caprifoliaceae::Hubei Viburnum:This Viburnum is seldom found for sale.:(vy-Ber-num):
Rosaceae::Potentilla Pink Beauty:A pink flowering Potentilla.:(po-ten-TIL-a)(fro-ti-KO-sa):
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
Lamiaceae ::Coleus Sedona:A Coleus with rusty orange colored foliage.:(sol-en-oh-STEM-on)(skew-tell-ar-ee-OH-ih-deez):
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.::
Labiatae::Jacob Cline Monarda, Jacob Cline Beebalm:A natural occurring cross with dark red flower heads.:(mo-NAR-da):
Liliaceae:liliaceae asparagus densiflorus sprengeri:Asparagus Fern Sprengeri:A popular plant grown indoors and commonly used as a green filler plant in patio pots, hanging baskets, etc. This plant is not an Asparagus and it is not a Fern!:(ass-SPAR-uh-gus)(den-sif-FLOR-us)(SPRING-er-eye):4.22.05
Rosaceae::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):
Liliaceae::Hosta King Michael:A large green Hosta.::
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):
Caryophyllaceae::Ruby Sparkles :A compact garden Dianthus with reddish colored flowers.:(dye-AN-thus):
:author's private gardens 2002-09::Pictures of my yard from the end of September through October 2002.::4.5.5
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
Liliaceae:liliaceae chlorophytum comosum:Spider Plant, Green Spider Plant:A very easy plant to grow. This is the green version of the more popular Variegated Spider Plant. :(kloh-roh-FYE-tum):
Asteraceae::Little Princess Shasta Daisy:A dwarf cultivar of Shasta Daisy. :(lew-KANTH-ih-mum)(soo-PER-bum):
Cupressaceae::Star Power Juniper:An upright, fast growing Juniper with blusih star-like foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us):
Pinaceae:pinaceae picea glauca conica:Dwarf Alberta Spruce:A very popular soft looking dwarf conifer. This is a natural dwarf cultivar of the White Spruce.:(PI-see-AH)(glaw-cah) :5.3.05
Asteraceae::Cupid's Dart, Cupids Dart:A short lived perennial with blue flower.:(kat-a-NAN-ke)(se-RU-lee-ah):
Caryophyllaceae::Devon Cottage Rosy Cheeks Dianthus:A new Dianthus with lavender pink flowers that is a repeat bloomer:(dye-AN-thus):
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):
Caryophyllaceae::Dianthus Dash series:A series of compact, long blooming Dianthus.:(die-AN-thus)(bar-BAY-tus):
Poaceae::Seersucker Sedge, Plantain-leafed Sedge, Broad-leafed Sedge:A native Sedge with broad shining green leaves.:(KAIR-ex):
Caprifoliaceae ::Weigela Boskoop Glory:A medium shrub with large salmon pink flowers.:(wy-GEE-la) :
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.::
Poaceae::Greater Quacking Grass:A favorite annual grass with graceful nodding flower heads which are segmented and shaped like small lanterns.:(BREY-zah):
Asteraceae:asteraceae tagetes hero:Marigold Hero:An excellent compact French dwarf Marigold.::4.11.5
Ericaceae::Flame Azalea:A native USA Rhododendron with a wide range of flower colors and hardiness to zone #5.::
Lamiaceae::Purple Rooster Bee Balm, Purple Rooster Monarda:A Monarda with purple colored flowers.:(mo-NAR-da):
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):
Rosaceae::Ballerina Rose:A large shrub rose producing masses of small pink pink flowers. Can be pruned to a hedge, allowed to spill or climb.::
Rosaceae:rosaceae potentilla fruiticosa white:White flowering Potentilla:Enter this section for information on white flowering Potentilla. ::5.16.05
Asteraceae::Flying Saucers Coreopsis:A uniform growing Coreopsis with a plethora of single yellow flowers.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Cannaceae:cannaceae canna x generalis tropicana:Canna lily Tropicana:A Canna with multicolored foliage plus large orange flowers.::11-12-01 4.12.05
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
Polemoniaceae ::Emerald Blue Creeping Phlox:A low growing ground cover perennial with moss-like foliage and blue flowers in May.::
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):
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
Papaveraceae::Princess Victoria Louise Poppy, Coral Reef Poppy:An heirloom Oriental Poppy with pale pink blossoms.:(pa-PA-ver):
Betulaceae::Dwarf Columnar Hornbeam:A tight upright growing Hornbeam.:(car-PI-nus)(BET-uu-lus):
Verbenaceae::Butterfly Bush:An evergreen tropical shrub that almost continually blooms throughout the growing season. Can be grown as a house plant.::
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.::
Salicaceae ::Rosemary Willow, Hoary Willow:A medium size shrub with Rosemary-like foliage.:(SAY-lik)(el-ee-AG-nos):
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):
Saxifragaceae::Purple Petty Coats Heuchera, Purple Petty Coats Coral Bells:A Heuchera with bronze purple ruffled leaves.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Anacardiaceae::Prairie Flame Shining Sumac:A Sumac that has brilliant fall foliage color.:(rhoos)(ko-pal-LI-na):
Ranunculaceae::Pulsatilla Rubra:A red cultivar of the early flowering perennial for the full sun. After the flowers, a fluffy, glistening seed head follows. ::
Polygonaceae::Sheep's Sorrel, Red Sorrel, Sour Weed, Field Sorrel:A common weed, easily identified by its spikes of reddish maroon flowers.::
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Euphorbioides:An improved form of S. aizoon an old fashion cottage garden plant.::
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):
Araceae ::Velvet Leaf Philodendron:A vine type Philodendron with velvety iridescent bronze green leaves.::11.28.05
Liliaceae:liliaceae sansevieria trifasciata:Snake Plant, Mother-in-Law's Tongue :One of the more common Sansevieria. A very long lived plant.:(san-se-VEER-ee-uh)(try-fask-ee-AH-tuh):
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
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.::
Cupressaceae::Gold Cone Juniper:A dwarf pyramidal gold colored Juniper.::
:pots of plants fiber lined pots annuals::This section contains pictures of potted annuals in fiber lined pots.::4.5.5
Rosaceae::Zweiweltenkind Goats Beard, Child of Two Worlds:A large plant that grows best in woodland-like sites.:(a-RUN-kus):
Liliaceae::Lime Light Dracaena:A cane Dracaena with lime yellow leaves.::
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):
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):
Amaranthaceae::Pink Zazzle Globe Amaranth:A mounding trailing GLobe Amaranth with large pink flowers.:(gom-FREE-na):
Valarianaceae::Red Valerian, Pretty Betsy, Jupiter's Beard:An old fashion easy to grow plant.:(sen-TRAN-thus)(REW-ber):
Solanaceae::Marbles Ornamental Peppers:An ornamental Pepper producing marble shaped multicolored fruit. Reported to have medium heat.:(KAP-sih-kum) (AN-yoo-um):
Cannabaceae::Golden Hops Vine:A fast growing twiner with bright yellow foliage.:(HU-mu-lus)(loo-PU-lus):
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):
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:rosaceae rosa knockout:Knockout Rose:An extremely popular disease resistant red shrub rose.::5.16.05
Cornaceae::Isanti Dogwood:A nice compact form with red stems.:(KOR-nus):
: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
Malvaceae::Mars Magic Hollyhock:A tall red Hollyhock that will (may) bloom first year from seeds.:(al-SEE-a)(Ro-see-a):
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::Wyndley Sneezeweed:A more compact Helenium with yellow to copper yellow flowers.:(hel-EE-nee-um):
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):
Celastraceae::Hamilton's Spindle Tree, Japanese Spindle Tree, Yeddo Euonymus:Grown for it's decorative seed pods and fall color.::
Asteraceae::Helianthus Kong, Kong Sunflower:A tall multistem Sunflower.:(hee-lee-AN-thus)(AN-yoo-us) :
Scrophulariaceae::Fox Glove, Common Fox Glove:A tall biennial with pink to purple flowers.:(dij-i-TAL-is)(pur-PU-ree-ah):
::Perennial Gardens with Hosta:Perennial gardens featuring Hosta::
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):
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):
Caryophyllaceae::Rupturewort, Green Carpet:A low growing perennial, listed as a "Steppable".:(her-nee-AR-ee-uh)(GLAY-bruh):
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):
Verbenaceae::Gold Edge Golden Dewdrop:A tropical gold variegated shrub.:(duu-RAN-ta):
Poaceae::Fireworks Pennisetum:A strikng variegated form of the old stand by Purple Fountain Grass.:(penn-i-SEE-tum):12.10
Convolvulaceae::Blue Star Morning Glory:A fast growing annual vine with true blue flowers.::
Brassicaceae::Dames Rocket, Sweet Rocket:Many consider this a desirable wildflower while other consider it an aggressive exotic weed.::6.17.05
Ericaceae ::Gibraltar Rhododendron:A deciduous Rhododendron with vivid orange flowers.::
Rosaceae::Hoppa Flowering Crab, Hopa Crab:An older cultivar that suffers from many of the disease problems plaguing ornamental crab trees.::
Rosaceae::Pink Flare Sargent Cherry:A hardy narrow upright pink flowering Cherry.:(PRU-nus)(sar-jen-TEE-i):
Caprifoliaceae ::Newport Viburnum:A compact cultivar of the Japanese Snowball Viburnum.:(vy-BER-num)(pli-KA-tum):
Taxodiaceae::Bright Gold Yew:A slow growing Yew that has vibrant yellow foliage color in the spring.:(TAKS-us) :
Hydrangeaceae::Oakleaf Hydrangea Alice:An Oakleaf Hydrangea with large white inflorescence and tolerates full sun.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(kwer-se-FOH-lee-uh):
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):
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
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.::
Rosaceae::Chanticleer flowering Pear, Chanticleer Pear, Glens Form Pear, Cleveland Select Pear:An improved Bradford Pear cultivar.:(PIE-rus)(kal-er-EE-aa-na):
Ericaceae::Blue Ice Bog Rosemary, Blue Ice Andromeda:A wet acid soil plant with icy blue foliage and light pink flowers.:(an-DROM-e-da)(pol-i-FO-li-ah):
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):
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):
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
::Mildew:Mildew is the generic name for the fungus that causes plant diseases. ::
Ranunculaceae::Fern Leaf Peony:A short Peony with double red flowers and ferny foliage.::5.11.05
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):
Begoniaceae::Posy Wahl Begonia:An upright Begonia with deep pink pendulous flowers.: :
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
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):
Campanulaceae::Riviera Lobelia:A series of Lobelia with a good selections of colors besides the popular blue. Really a tender perennial grown as an annual.:(lo-BEE-li-ah):
Lamiaceae ::Silver Beauty Ajuga, Variegated Ajuga:A slow growing white variegated Ajuga cultivar.:(a-JOO-guh)(REP-tans):
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::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
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 ::Alfredo Viburnum:A compact from of the American Cranberry Bush.:(vy-BER-num):
Magnoliaceae::Magnolia Jane:A hybrid Magnolia from "Eight Little Girl" series.:(mag-NO-li-ah):
Berberidaceae::Epimedium pubigerum, Barrenwort:One of the taller Epimedium with dainty creamy-white flower in the spring. A good shade ground cover.:(ep-ih-MEE-dee-um)(pub-EE-ger-um) :
Liliaceae::Bressingham Blue Hosta:A large blue-green colored Hosta.::
Geraniaceae::Geranium Midnight Reiter:An unusual Geranium with dark purple foliage.:(jer-AY-nee-um)(pray-TEN-see):
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):
Oleaceae::Monge Lilac:A common Lilac cultivar with single red-purple flowers.::
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):
Fabaceae::White Prairie Clover:A neat wispy legume with purple flowers in July and August.:(DAY-lee-uh):
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) :
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
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):
Pinaceae::Hemlock, Canadian Hemlock:One of the few shade tolerate coniferous trees.:(TSUU-ga)(can-ah-DEN-sis):
Saxifragaceae::Obsidian Coral Bells:Obsidian is considered to be one of the darkest colored of the Coral Bells. :(HEW-ker-ah):
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
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):
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):
Santalaceae::False Toadflax, Bastard False Toadflax:A prairie plant liking dry areas.::7.20.05
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):
Pinaceae:pinaceae picea pungens glauca st. mary's broom:St. Mary's Broom Spruce:A low growing dwarf Spruce with intense blue foliage.:(PIE-see-a)(PUN-genz):7-21-01, 11-25-01
Asteraceae::Rudbeckia Radiance:An annual Rudbeckia (maybe perennial in zone 5) with yellow flowers.:(rudd-BECK-kee-uh)(HER-tuh):
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
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
Brassicaceae::Starbor Kale:A hybrid Kale with green ruffly edible leaves.:(BRAS-ee-ka)(awl-lur-RAY-see-uh):
Liliaceae::Hosta Grand Prize:A small Hosta with green leaves having a gold margin changing to creamy white as the season ::
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
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.::
Rosaceae::Spring Cinquefoil, Potentilla verna nana:A low growing ground cover creating a carpet of yellow flowers in the early spring. Looks a lot like wild strawberry plants.:(po-ten-TILL-a):7.02.05
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):
Cupressaceae::Hooks Juniper, Hooks #6 Juniper:A fast growing, tight pyramidal Juniper with green foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
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):
Poaceae::Sky Rocket Pennisetum Grass:A variegated tender Fountain Grass. Part of the Celebration series from Creek Hill Nursery.:(pen-ih-SEE-tum)(sch-TAY-see-um):
Asteraceae: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
Asteraceae::Veitchs Blue Globe Thistle:A shorter Globe Thistle with steel blue flowers.:(EK-in-ops):
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):
Rhamnaceae::Tall Hedge Buckthorn, Tallhedge Glossy Buckthorn:A narrow upright version of the Buckthorn. Listed as an "Invasive Species" and should not be used in the landscape.:(RAM-nus)(FRNG-uu-la):
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
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):
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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
Apocynaceae::Pachypodium windsori:An interesting plant forming a tree like caudex.::
Poaceae::Purple Love Grass, Tumble Grass:A warm season grass with drifts of purple flowers on branched inflorescence. Good for dry sites.::
Asteraceae::Helenium Butterpat:A late blooming perennial with buttery yellow flowers. A medium to large plant for the full sun.::
Hydrangeaceae::Incredible Spirit Hydrangea:A pink flowering form of the heirloom Hydrangea Annabelle.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(ar-bo-RES-enz):
Boraginaceae::Brunnera Alexanders Great:A very large growing Brunnera with variegated foliage.:(BRUN-a-ra)(mak-ro-FIL-a):
Rosaceae::Sweet Briar Rose, Sweetbriar:A vigorous tall species rose with single pink flowers. An heirloom rugosa rose.::
Caprifoliaceae::Alabama Crimson Honeysuckle:A fast growing vine with deep red trumpet flowers.:(lon-ISS-er-ah)(semp-per-VEER-enz):
Asteraceae::Aster Hulk, China Aster:The flowers of this plant are totally different from other Asters.::05.14.06
Liliaceae ::Magenta Dracaena:A cultivar of Red Edge Dracaena with dark magenta edges to the leaves.::
Geraniaceae ::Geranium Summer Skies:A double hardy Geranium with pale blue flowers and yellow :(jer-AY-nee-um)(pray-TEN-see):
Saxifragaceae::Firefly Coral Bells, Firefly Heuchera, Leuchkafe:A vigorus green foliage Heuchera with deep red flowers. One of my favorite green leaf Heuchera.:(HEW-ker-a):
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):
Lamiaceae::Genovese Basil, Genovese Sweet Basil:A popular Basil cultivar with authentic flavor and appearance.:(OSS-ih-mum):
:author's private gardens 2002-02::This contains pictures of my gardens in February 2002.::4.5.5
Caryophyllaceae::Royal Catchfly, Prairie Fire, :A wild flower with brilliant red 4 petal flowers.:(sigh-LEE-nee)(REE-jee-uh):
Pinaceae::Bristlecone Pine:Some of the oldest tree living today are Bristle cone Pines. This species may be the same as Pinus aristata.::
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):
Cornaceae::Isanti Dogwood:::
Iridaceae::Dalmatian iris, Variegated Iris, Variegated Sweet Iris:The bold sword shaped leaves of this Iris can add a bright spot to the garden::
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):
Hydrangeaceae::Dwarf Minnesota Snowflake Mockorange:A dwarf Mach Orange with double white flowers in the spring.::
Lamiaceae::Mexican Bush Sage, Mexican Sage, Velvet Sage:A tender bush Salvia grown as an annual in colder zones.:(SAL-vee-a):
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
Rosaceae::Spring Song Ornamental Crabapple Tree:A smaller white flowering ornamental crab.::
Geraniaceae ::Variegated Ivy Leaf Geraniums:Ivy leaf Geraniums with variegated foliage.:(pel-r-GO-ni-um):
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::White Bigroot Geranium:A white flowering form of the Geranium macrorrhizum Geranium.::
Rosaceae::Double Flowering Kerria:A double flowering form of Kerria.:(KER-i-ah)(ja-PON-i-Ka):
Cistaceae::Hudsonia, Golden Heather, Poverty Grass, Beach Heath:A native shrub found growing on sand dunes.::
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):
Bignoniaceae::Catalpa pulverulenta:A small to medium size, variegated cultivar of the Northern Catalpa.::
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
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
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):
Caryophyllaceae::Dianthus Star Cushion, Sternkissen Dianthus:Forms a compact mound (or mat) of blue green foliage with a mass of fragrant pink blooms::
Liliaceae::Hosta Hanky Panky:A fast growing medium Hosta with gold edges shifting to white as the season progresses.::
Boraginaceae::Spring Yellow Brunnera:::
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::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
Rosaceae::Nanking Cherry, Manchu Cherry:A medium to large spring flowering shrub.:(PRU-nus)(to-men-TOE-sa):5.26.05
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: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
Poaceae::Reed Canary Grass, Canary Reed Grass:An extremely adaptable invasive grass. Forms monotypic colonies pushing out the native wetland species.::
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
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.::
Juncaceae::Blue Mohawk Rush:A vertical accent plant with stiff upright blue leaves.:(JUN-kus)(in-FLEX-us) :12.10
Cupressaceae::Trautman Juniper:An extremely hardy narrow upright Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us):
Caryophyllaceae::Dianthus simulans, Cushion Alpine Pinks:An alpine perennials that forms a cushion of foliage.::
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
Caprifoliaceae::Wayfaring Tree Viburnum, Hoarwithy:A medium to large shrub with white flowers followed by red fruit turning to black.:(vy-BER-num):
Berberidaceae:berberidaceae berberis thunbergii var. atropurpurea nana:Crimson Pygmy Barberry, Little Gem Barberry, Little Beauty Barberry, Little Beauty Barberry:A great slow growing, small red leaf plant. Beware of the spiny stems.:(Ber-ber-is)(thun-BER-jee-a):
Rosaceae::Christmas Holly Flowering Crab:Bright red buds opening into white flower with persistent small red fruit.::
Commelinaceae::Turtle Vine, Bolivian Inch Plant, Basket Plant:An easy to grow, vigorous creeping vine, will quickly fill out the growing container.::04.08.06
Hydrangeaceae::Ruby Hydrangea:The typical white Hydrangea but the flower morphs to a dark pink in the fall.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah):
Bignoniaceae::Emerald Tree, China Doll, Serpent Tree:A shiny, glossy green leaf plant that can be difficult to grow.::1.12.05
Cornaceae:cornaceae cornus racemosa:Gray Twig Dogwood:A medium to tall, wide spreading native shrub.::06.17.02 5.15.05
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Commelinaceae::Ohio Spiderwort:A native North American wild flower.::
Poaceae::River Mist Northern Sea Oats:A variegated cultivar of the Northern Sea Oats.:(kas-MAN-thee-um)(lat-i-FOL-ee-um):
Asteraceae::Gazania Big Kiss series:A series of free flowering Gazania with large flowers.:(gay-ZAY-nee-uh):
Crassulaceae::Jaws Sedum:A sport of Sedum Autumn Joy with serrated incurred leaves that look like Jaws.::
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):
Lamiaceae::Huntington's Carpet Rosemary:A trailing mounding Rosemary with blue flowers.:(rose-ma-REE-nus)(oh-fiss-ih-NAH-liss):
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
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):
Balsaminaceae ::Impatiens Photo Album:A collection of different named Impatient cultivars.::
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta sieboldiana golden sunburst:Hosta Golden Sunburst:A medium to large mounding plant with corrugated golden foliage.::4.26.05
Rosaceae::Dwarf Flowering Plum:A medium shrub that produces a plethora of flowers in the spring.:(PRUU-nus)(glan-duu-LO-sa):
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.::
Poaceae::Fubuki Japanese Forest Grass:A cultivar of the Japanese Forest grass with variegated leaves.:(hah-koh-neh-KLOH-ah)(MAK-rah):
Asteraceae::Coreopsis Creme Brulee:A larger and improved version of the iconic Coreopsis Moonbeam.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta golden tiara:Hosta Golden Tiara:A fast growing, small, gold variegated Hosta. ::4.24.05
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
Crassulaceae::Xenox Sedum, Xenox Stonecrop:An upright shrubby Sedum with dark foliage and pink flowers. Considered to be an improved Sedum Purple Emperor.::
Lamiaceae::Orange Spice Creeping Thyme:A creeping Thyme with scented foliage. Tolerates light foot traffic.:average, well drained, rots easily in wet soggy soils:
Liliaceae::Splendens Tiger Lily:A Tiger Lily type bulb with red orange flowers.::
Berberidaceae::Golden Nugget Barberyy:A small yellow foliage Barberry.:(Ber-ber-is)(thun-BER-jee-a):
Onagraceae:primulaceae oenothera missouriensis greencourt lemon:Greencourt Lemon Evening Primrose:A medium mounding Evening Primrose.::5.10.05
Ericaceae::Japanese Rhododendron:A species Rhododendron that is hardy to zone #5.:(roh-doe-DEN-dron)(jah-PON-i-cum):
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):
Primulaceae:primulaceae dodecatheon meadia:Shooting Star, Eastern Shooting Star, Prairie Pointer:Given the proper site and care, this can be a great addition to the garden. A captivating spring blooming plant for the woodland garden.::7-31-01 5.10.05
Scrophulariaceae::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
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):
Ulmaceae::Speckled Lacebark Elm):A Elm with variegated foliage.:(UL-mus)(par-vi-FO-li-ah):
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
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
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):
Oleaceae::Golden Vicary Privet, Golden Privet:A shrub that holds onto the yellow color the entire season.:(li-GUS-trum):
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):
Z Liliaceae::Hosta Weee:::
Saxifragaceae::Bressingham Beauty Astillbe:A tall late blooming Astilbe with erect pink blossoms:(a-STIL-bee):
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
Ranunculaceae::Round Lobed Hepatica, Round Lobed Liverleaf:An early spring blooming plant found growing in deciduous forests.::
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
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
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:
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
Liliaceae::Fox's Grape Fritillaria, Fritillaria uva-vulpis :A small plant with bi-colored flowers of maroon and gold.:(frit-il-AR-ee-uh):
Asteraceae::Coreopsis Golden Sphere:A free flowering compact Coreopsis. Forms a small mound covered with golden yellow flowers.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Iridaceae::Lucerne Blue Eyed Grass:A short lived perennials with purple flowers and yellow eyes.:(si-see-RING-kee-um):
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta august moon:Hosta August Moon:A medium size yellow leaf Hosta.::4.22.05
Pinaceae::Wolterdingen:A slow growing cultivar of the Japanese Larch. Good for rock gardens because of small size.:(LAR-iks)(KEM-fer-eye):
Poaceae ::Maiden Grass:One of the older cultivars of Miscanthus.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
Pinaceae ::Asselyn Norway Spruce, Compact Norway Spruce:A slow growing compact Norway Spruce.:(PY-see-uh)(A-bees):03.24.05
Convolvulaceae::Wild Morning Glory, Hedge Bindweed, European Bindweed:Similar to the Hedge Bindweed (Convolvulus sepium), except the foliage is smaller, smaller flowers and is more frequently found growing on the ground. Where as the Hedge Bindweed is commonly growing on something.::5.16.05
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
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
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):
Asteraceae::Aster Kurt:A Smooth Aster cultivar with lavender blue flowers.::
Geraniaceae::Frensham Variegated Scented Geranium:A variegated form of the lemon scented Geranium.::
Asteraceae:asteraceae silphinum terebinthinaceum:Prairie Dock:A very tall, long lived native prairie plant.:(SIL-phee-um):4.11.5
Rosaceae::Little Gem Cotoneaster:A low growing compact Cotoneaster considered to be the same as Tom Thumb Cotoneaster.:(ko-tone-EE-aster)(ad-PRES-us):
Caryophyllaceae::Supra Purple Dianthus:A purple to rosy purple Dianthus which is part of the Supra Series.:(dy-AN-thus):
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
Hippocastanaceae ::Autumn Splendor :A small hardy tree with excellent fall foliage.:(es-KU-lus):
Asteraceae:asteraceae aster novi-belgii photo album:Aster novi-belgii photo album:::4.9.5
Rosaceae::Rambling Red Rose:A climbing rose with double red flowers.::
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
Liliaceae::Muscari Valarie Finnis:A Muscari cultivar with ice blue flowers.::
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
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
Apiaceae::Coriander, Cilantro, Chinese Parsley:An heirloom herb with many culinary medicinal uses. All parts of the plant have a strong scent.:(ko-ree-AN-drum):
Rosaceae:rosaceae 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
Saxifragaceae::Avalanche Astilbe:An Astilbe with white flowers :(ah-STIL-bee):
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.::
Rosaceae:rosaceae spiraea x bumalda magic carpet:Spirea Magic Carpet:A new compact improvement of the ever popular Goldflame Spirea.:(spy-REE-ah):07.25.03 5.27.05
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 miscanthus sinensis siberfe:Miscanthus Siberfe, Arrow Grass:A large variegated grass with flowers blooming in the fall.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
Rosaceae::Silverweed, Silverweed Cinquefoil:A low growing perennial wild flower with yellow flowers. Underside of leaves can have a silvery color.::
Scrophulariaceae::Black Ace Turtle Head:A late blooming perennial that likes moist sites.:(chel-O-nee)(GLA-bra):
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta fortunei obscura:Hosta obscura:A very old cultivar with dark green leaves.::4.26.05
Rosaceae::Climbing Roses:This section contains general information on the Climbing Rose::
Liliaceae::Hosta Stetson:::4.26.05
Ranunculaceae::Golden Queen Trollius:A early spring blooming plant with globular deep golden flowers.:(TROL-i-us)(kul-TOR-um):12.10
Hydrangeaceae ::Smooth Hydrangea:A native Hydrangea with white flower heads.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(ar-bo-RES-enz):
Caprifoliaceae ::Red Prince Weigela:One of the best red flowering Weigela.:(wi-GE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):
Rosaceae::Skogholm Cotoneaster, Skogholm Bearberry:A low growing vigorous shrub good as a ground cover or cascading over walls.:(ko-tone-EE-aster):
Cupressaceae::Holmstrup Yellow Arborvitae:A yellow foliage form of Holmstrup Arborvitae.:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):
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
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):
Amarylidaceae:amarylidaceae narcissus division 09:Poeticus Daffodils:The Poeticus Daffodils have dogwood-like blossoms. Having white blossoms with a red rimmed and yellow cup.::03.08.03 4.5.8
Asteraceae::Black Gem Cornflower:An heirloom annual that produces dark maroon flowers.:(sen-TAR-ee-uh):
Asteraceae ::Sky Blue Aster, Azure Aster, Prairie Heart-leaved Aster, :A showy Aster with sky-blue flowers.::
Begoniaceae::Gryphon Begonia:A tropical looking annual or tender perennial for the shaded sites. Can be brought indoors and grown as a house plant.::
Cyperaceae::Dwarf Papyrus, Miniature Papyrus, Cypress isocladus:A dwarf version of the much larger Papyrus grass.:(SEYE-per-us):
Dryopteridaceae::Lady Fern, European Lady Fern:An easy to grow fern with lacy twice cut fronds.::04.20.06
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):
Liliaceae:liliaceae tulipa fosteriana:Fosteriana Tulips:This class of Tulip's was developed from the species tulips native to central Asia. They bloom early in the season.::03.22.03 4.27.05
Poaceae::Tara Prairie Drop Seed, Compact Prairie Drop Seed:A compact selection of Prairie Drop Seed.:(spoor-OB-oh-lus):
Cornaceae ::Silver and Gold Dogwood:A large shrub with variegated leaves and yellow stems.:(KOR-nus)(ser-EE-see-a):
Iridaceae::George Davidson Crocosmia, Yellow Montbretia :A yellow blooming Crocosmia:(kroh-KOZ-mee-uh):
Saxifragaceae::Bergenia Silver Night:This Bergenia has white pink tinged flowers with red centers.:(ber-GEN-i-a)(kor-di-FOL-i-a):
Pinaceae::Baby Blue Eyes Spruce:Considered a semi-dwarf blue Spruce. :(PIE-see-a)(PUN-genz):
Hydrangeaceae ::Brussels Sprouts Hydrangea:A paniculata type Hydrangea with large flowers.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
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):
Rosaceae ::Home Run Rose:A offspring of the very popular "Knockout Rose".::
Magnoliaceae::Sweet Bay Magnolia, Swamp Bay Magnolia:A small Magnolia with scented white flowers.:(mag-NO-li-ah)(vir-jin-EE-ana):
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):
Liliaceae:liliaceae asparagus:Asparagus fern seedlings:Enter this section to see some Asparagus Fern seedlings::4.22.05
Campanulaceae::Dickersons Gold Campanula:A gold leaf form of Campanula with light blue flowers.:(kam-PAN-u-la):
Hydrangeaceae ::Light O Day Hydrangea:This plant needs a shaded spot with constant moist soil.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(mack-row-FIL-ah):
Asteraceae:asteraceae heliopsis helianthoides subsp. scabra venus:Heliopsis Venus:Venus is a compact cultivar of the native False Sunflower. Grows best in full sun and has a medium height and spread.:(hee-li-OP-sis)(hee-li-AN-thoi-deez)(SKAY-bra):01.12.04 4.10.5
Liliaceae::Hosta 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.::
Poaceae ::Little Bunnny Foutain Grass:One of the smallest of the dwarf fountain grass.:(penn-i-SEE-tum):
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):
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
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
Asteraceae:asteraceae artemesia ludoviciana:White Sage:A native wildflower with white/silver gray colored leaves.:(ar-te-MIZ-ee-uh):4.9.5
Asteraceae ::Eupatorium Carin:A Eupatorium with a light pink flower.:(yew-pa-TOR-ee-um)(mack-u-LAY-tum):
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
Amaranthaceae ::Joseph's Coat:An unnamed cultivar that we have been growing in the greenhouse for the past few years. An extremely colorful foliage plant.::5.11.05
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae viburnum 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
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
Rosaceae ::Golden Elf Spirea:A small bright yellow colored Spirea.:(spy-REE-ah):
Saxifragaceae ::Heuchera Autumn Bride:A tough adaptable Heuchera for the partial shaded areas of the garden.:(HEW-ker-ah):
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):
Anacardiaceae::Grace Smoke Bush:A Smoke bush cultivar with massive panicles of pink flowers.:(ko-TI-nus)(ko-GIG-ri-a):
Juglandaceae::Shagbark Hickory, Shellbark Hickory, Scalybark Hickory:A large growing native tree producing an edible fruit.::
Araceae::Dumb Cane, Dieffenbachia:This section contains pictures of the many cultivars of the "Dumb Cane". :(deef-en-BACH-ee-uh):4.8.5
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):
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):
Ericaceae::Pojolas Daughter Rhododendron:A low dense growing Finish Rhododendron.:(roh-do-DEN-dron):
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):
Crassulaceae::Chocolate Soldier Panda Plant:A smaller Panda plant cultivar with darker brown, chocolate to amber coloration.::
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) :
Brassicaceae::Alyssum Easter Bonnet series:A series of Alyssum with a large range of flower colors and good heat tolerance.:(lob-U-la-ri-ah)(ma-RIT-i-ma):
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
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
Ericaceae::Landmark Rhododendron:A large red flowering Rhododendron.:(roh-do-DEN-dron):
Cupressaceae ::Hoseri Arborvitae:A dwarf globular Arborvitae.:(Thoo-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis) :
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):
Lamiaceae::Fuji Blue Dragon Head:A nice blue colored plant good for sunny rock gardens.:(dray-koh-SEF-uh-lum)(ar-gun-EN-see):
Scrophulariaceae::Prostrate Speedwell:A mat forming groundcover that is covered with flowers when in bloom.:(veh-RON-ih-ka) (prost-RAY-tuh):
Berberidaceae ::Sunsation Barberry:A slow upright growing yellow leaf Barberry.:(Ber-ber-is)(thun-Ber-jee-a):
Rosaceae:rosaceae potentilla arguta:Tall Potentilla, Prairie Cinquefoil:A native prairie wild flower reaching 1-3 feet with white flowers.::5.14.05
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae geranium sanquineum striatum:Geranium striatum:A low growing, medium spreading Geranium that produces a multitude of pink flowers with darker pink veins.:(jer-AY-nee-um)(san-GWIN-ee-um) :4.18.05
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):
Rosaceae::Showy crab, Japanese Crab:One of the oldest known Flowering Ornamental Crabs still used in modern landscapes.:(MA-lus)(flor-i-BUN-da):
Lamiaceae::Silver Anouk Spanish Lavender::(lav-AN-dew-lah):
Campanulaceae::Campanula Sarastro:Pendulous, bell shaped purple blossoms cover this plant during the bloom season.:(kam-PAN-yew-la):
Celastraceae ::Darts Blanket Euonymus:A ground cover Euonymus, reported to be an improvement over Euonymus coloratus.::
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
Rosaceae::Tom Thumb Cotoneaster, Little Gem Cotoneaster:A slow growing shrub with glossy green foliage.:(ko-toe-nee-AS-ter) :
Apocynaceae::Burgundy Vinca minor:A good ground cover plant for the shaded areas having a nice rich burgundy flowers.:(VING-ka)(MY-nor):
Ranunculaceae ::Anemone Serenade:A vigorous dark pink fall blooming Anemone.:(a-NEM-oh-nee):
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):
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
Oleaceae::Ivory Pillar Japanese Tree Lilac:An upright Japanese Tree Lilac.:(si-RING-a)(reh-tick-yoo-LAY-tuh):
Cupressaceae ::Little Gem Arborvitae:A dense, dwarf globe Arborvitae.:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):
Hyacinthaceae::Oakhurst Pineapple Lily:A tropical looking plant with thick strap-like purple leaves.:(YOO-com-iss):
Iridaceae::Emily McKenzie Crocosmia:A Crocosmia with orange petals and reddish blotched sepals.:(kroh-KOZ-mee-uh):
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):
Crassulaceae::Pure Joy Sedum:A small mound of green succulent foliage topped with light pink flowers.::
Fumariaceae::Dicentra Ivory Hearts :Nodding white heart shaped flowers are held above the deeply cut blue green foliage.:(dy-SEN-truh):
Caprifoliaceae ::Compact Koreanspice Viburnum:A compact form of the early flowering Carlesi Viburnum.:(vy-BER-num)(kar-LEE-see-eye):
Papilionaceae::Twilight Prairie Blues Babtisia:A new Baptisia with a bicolor yellow and purple-blue flower:(bap-TIS-ee-uh):
Cactaceae::Plains Prickly Pear, Starvation Prickly Pear, Hair-spine prickly-pear, Heacock's Prickly Pear :A low mat forming hardy Cactus with yellow flowers.:(oh-PUN-shee-uh):
Liliaceae::Hosta Great Expendations:A large, slow growing Hosta with creamy yellow center surrounded by a bluish green margin.:part shade to shade:
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::White and Yellow Tree Peony:Peony that grow on woody stems and do not die back to the ground like herbaceous Peony.::
Rosaceae::Boer Cotoneaster:A low growing Cotoneaster that has good berry production and reddish fall color.:(ko-tone-EE-aster)(ad-PRES-us):
Pinaceae:pinaceae picea glauca sanders blue:Sanders Blue:A narrow, blue upright cultivar of the Alberta Spruce.::5.3.05
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
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):
Violaceae::Wood Violet, Common Blue Violet:A native wild flower that can be aggressive.:(vi-O-la):
Poaceae ::Dallas Blues Switch Grass:A large warm season grass with blue foliage.:(PAN-ih-kum)(veer-GAH-tum):
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::Pale Indian Plantain, Pale Plantain:A tall Prairie plant with white flowers.::5.16.05
Caprifoliaceae::Grape Honeysuckle, Yellow Vine Honeysuckle:A rapid growing deciduous twinning vine.:(lon-ISS-er-a):
Asteraceae::Zesty Zinnia:A series of fully double Zinnia on sturdy plants.:(zin-EE-a)(EL-e-genz):
Rosaceae:::::
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):
Cyperaceae::Bristly Sedge, Bottle Brush Sedge:A native sedge that needs moist, wet, swampy growing conditions.:(KAIR-ex):
Rosaceae::Korean Meadowsweet:A newer plant discovered at the base of a waterfall in Korea.:(fil-i-PEN-du-la):
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):
Betulaceae ::Heritage Birch:A cultivar of the native River Birch with bark more similar to the Paper Birch.::
Saxifragaceae::Federsee Astillbe, Catherine Deneuve Astilbe:An Astilbe with carmine-rose flowers:(ah-STIL-bee):
Araceae::Elephant Ears, Giant Taro:Produces large green leaves adding a tropical feel to the garden.::
Scrophulariaceae::White Turtle Head:A native wildflower growing best in moist sites.: (chel-O-nee)(GLA-bra):03.05.06
Berberidaceae::Secret Arrow Epimedium, Secret Arrow Barrowwort:An interesting Epimedium with bronzy foliage in spring and fall.:(epi-MEE-dee-um):
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Osmundaceae::Cinnamon Fern:An easy to grow tall fern for the moist to wet areas of the garden.:(os-MUN-duh)(sin-uh-MOH-mee-uh):
Cupressaceae::Danica Arborvitae:A slow growing globular Arborvitae:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):
Agavaceae::Spanish Bayonet, Palma Pita, Palma de Datil, Spanish Dagger :A tall Yucca for the warmer hardiness zones.::
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):
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):
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
Liliaceae::Mrs R O Backhouse Martagon Lily:A Martagon Lily with dozens of pendulous straw yellow flowers.::
Primulaceae::Primula Red Colors, Primula Rote Farben:Early blooming perennials with red flowers for the shaded areas of the garden.:(PRIM-eu-la):
Ericaceae::Golden Lights Rhododendron:An extremely floriferous member of the Northern Lights Azaleas series:(roo-do-DEN-dron):1.11
Geraniaceae::Glenluce Geranium:A Geranium sanguieum cultivar with clear light pink flowers.:(jer-AY-nee-um)(san-GWIN-ee-um) :
Lamiaceae::White Creeping Thyme:An unusual form of Creeping Thyme with white flowers.:(TY-mus)(pray-koks):
Poaceae ::Vanilla Grass, Sweet Grass, Holy Grass, Seneca Grass:The crushed leaves of this native grass have a strong fragrance. Native to wet areas.::
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):
Solanaceae::Nicotiana Perfume Series:A Nicotiana with fragrant flowers in a plethora of colors.:(nih-ko-shee-AH-nuh)(SAN-der-ay):
Liliaceae::Francis Williams Hosta:A classic Hosta with blue green centers and an irregular yellow margin.::
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
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.::
Rosaceae::Weeping Higan Cherry, Weeping Spring Cherry:A very cold tolerant weeping form of the Higan Cherry.:(PRU nus)(sub-her-TEL-la):
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
Rosaceae::Prairie Joy shrub Rose:A medium size rose with double pink flowers. Part of the Canada Parkland Rose series.::
Aceraceae::Princeton Gold Norway maple:A Norway Maple cultivar with yellow foliage.:(A-sir)(plat-an-OI-dez):
Saxifragaceae::Astilbe Rhythm and Blues:An Astilbe with deep pink to raspberry pink flowers.:(ah-STIL-bee):
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
Caprifoliaceae::Glossy Abelia, Fragrant Abelia:A small to medium size shrub with fragrant light pink flowers.:(a-BEE-lee-uh)(mo-sahn-EN-sis):
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):
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):
Taxodiaceae::Pilaris Yew:A narrow slow growing Yew.:(TAKS-us):
Poaceae::Sweet Vernal Grass, Holy Grass, Vanilla Grass, Buffalo Grass:Has a sweet smelling odor when mature or cut.:(an-tho-ZAN-thum):
Geraniaceae ::Geranium Moran:A medium size hardy Geranium with violet-blue flowers. One of the earlier flowering hardy Geraniums.:(jer-AY-nee-um):
Piperaceae:piperaceae peperomia maculosa radiator:Cilantro Peperomia, Monster Peperomia::(pep-er-ROH-mee-uh):5.6.05
Poaceae::Wind Whispers Stipa:A fine leaved grass that easily moves with the slightest breeze.:(STYE-pah)(ten-yoo-IS-ih-mah):
Euphorbiaceae::Marsh Euphorbia, Marsh Spurge:A tall Euphorbia that can tolerate wet sites.:(yoo-FOR-bee-ah)(pah-LUSS-tris):
Pinaceae::Repens Gold Norway Spruce:A dwarf Norway Spruce with golden green to yellow feathery foliage.:(PY-see-ah)(A-bees):
Ranunculaceae::Byrnes Giant Trollius:A early spring blooming plant with globular deep yellow flowers.:(TROL-i-us)(kul-TOR-um):
Cupressaceae ::Sargent Juniper:A low growing wide spreading Juniper for full sun.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
Asteraceae:compositae sanvitalia speciosa aztec gold:Aztec Gold Sanvitalia:A low growing creeping plant with small yellow daisy-like flowers. Ideal in containers, baskets and garden beds.:(san-vi-TAY-lee-ah)(spee-see-OH-sah) :4.16.05
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
Gentianaceae:gentianaceae gentiana andrewsii:Closed Gentian, Bottled Gentian, Blind Gentian:One of the easier Gentian's to grow. Best grown in moist, part shade sites.:(jen-shee-AN-uh)((an-DROO-see-eye:11.21.02 5.18.05
Asteraceae::Radiata Tigrina Coreopsis:A mostly red to mahogany flower with yellow accents.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Ericaceae::Aglo Rhododendron:A small leaf Rhododendron that has bright pink flowers.::
Ranunculaceae::White Pasque Flower:A white form the more common purple Pasque Flower::
Aspleniaceae::Austral Gem Fern:An easy to grow tough fern for the indoors or outdoors during the summer.::
Poaceae::Prairie Cord grass, Freshwater Cord grass, Marshgrass, Rip gut:A thicket forming, rhizome spreading grass native to wet areas.::
Ericaceae::Rhododendron Weston Mayflower:::
Liliaceae::Hosta Thunderbolt:::
Cupressaceae ::Green Giant Arborvitae:A tall rapid growing pyramidal tree.::
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
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.::
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
Oleaceae::Peking Lilac:A small tree with creamy white flowers.:(si-RING-ga)(pea-kin-EN-sis):
Liliaceae::Silk Road Oriental Lily:An Oriental hybrid Lily.::
Lamiaceae::Doone Valley Thyme:A lemon Thyme cultivar with variegated foliage.:(TY-muss):
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):
Pinaceae:pinaceae picea pungens prostrata:Picea Prostrata:Picea prostrata is a catch all group of spruce that are prostrate spreading.::
Rosaceae::Texas Scarlet Flowering Quince:A reddish Flowering Quince.:(kee-NOM-e-lez):
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) :
Poaceae::Timothy Grass, Timothy, Meadow Cat's-Tail, Common Cat's Tail, Herds Grass:A grass used as a forage for cattle and harvested as hay. Easy to recognize because of its densely packed spike flower. Can be a major cause of allergies.::
Cactaceae::Winterocereus aureispina:A golden yellow spined cactus in a monotypic genus.::
Ranunculaceae::New Love Bush Clematis, New Love Clematis:A bush forming, self supporting Clematis with clusters of Blue flowers.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
Asteraceae:asteraceae artemesia ludoviciana valerie finnis:Artemisia Valerie Finnis:A clump forming gray foliage plant that doesn't spread like some of the other cultivars.:(ar-te-MIZ-ee-uh):4.9.5
Asteraceae: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::Red Boy Cornflower:A cottage garden annual with rosy-red bachelor buttons flowers.:(sen-TAR-ee-uh):
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):
Caprifoliaceae ::Carnaval Weigela:A compact Weigela with red, white and pink flowers.:(wye-GEE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):
Liliaceae ::Satisfaction Oriental Lily:An Oriental trumpet type plant.::
Asteraceae ::Marigold Photo Album:::
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
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):
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
Aceraceae::Columnar Norway Maple:A Columnar Norway Maple.:(Aye-sir)(plat-an-OI-dez):
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
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):
Hydrangeaceae ::Little Honey Oakleaf Hydrangea:A Hydrangea with bright yellow foliage in the summer.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(kwer-se-FOH-lee-uh):
Solanaceae::Ornamental Peppers:A general listing of different Ornamental Pepper plants grown for their ornamental fruit. Most fruit exude "Fire".:(KAP-sih-kum):
Poaceae::Japanese Silver Grass Rigoletto, Miscnthus Rigoletto:A shorter, compact variegated Miscanthus grass.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
Begoniaceae ::Begonia echinosepala:A bushy Begonia with attractive leaves and white flowers.:(be-GON-yuh):
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
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):
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
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
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::
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
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):
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):
Dryopteridaceae::Korean Twin Shield Fern:::
Asteraceae::Magnificum Leopards Bane:A Doronicum cultivars with larger flowers having finer cut petals.:(do-RON-i-cum)(or-i-en-TA-le):
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.::
Lamiaceae::Phlomis Amazone:A tall perennial with pink flowers. Best for a sunny site.::
Rosaceae::Charles Albanel Rugosa Rose:A vigorous Rugosa Rose with red flowers and handsome foliage.::
Geraniaceae::Geranium Dark Reiter:::
Asteraceae::Golden Jubilee Marigold:Golden Jubilee Marigold has double yellow flowers.::
Ericaceae::Purple Gem Rhododendron:A smaller evergreen Rhododendronn with purple flowers.::
Asteraceae:asteraceae artemesia stellerana:Silver Brocade Artemisia:A low growing silvery foliage perennial that is tolerant of some draught.:(ar-te-MIZ-ee-uh):
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
Asteraceae::Mary Gregory Stokes Aster:Instead of lavender to purple flowers, this Stokesia has light yellow flowers.:(stoh-KEE-zhi-ah)(LAY-vis):
Rosaceae::Apple Serviceberry:A small tree with white flowers appearing before the leaves, followed by edible fruit.:(am-e-LANG-key-er):
Lamiaceae::Pink Chablis Lamium:A pink flowering Lamium with White Nancy like foliage.:(lay-MEE-um)(mak-ew-LAH-tum):
Ginkgoaceae::Sentry Ginkgo:A strongly columnar Ginkgo with brilliant fall coloration.:(GINGK-go)(bi-LO-baa):
Fagaceae ::Swamp Oak:A medium size Oak found in moist sites.:(Kwer-kus):
Dryopteridaceae::Tattering Fern:A chance cultivar of the Lady Fern that physically is entirely different looking.:(ah-THEE-ree-um):
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
Pinaceae::Weeping Canadian Hemlock:A weeping cultivar of Canadian Hemlock. Can be staked to the desired height.::
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
Lamiaceae ::Ajuga genevensis, Blue Bugleweed:A non aggressive Ajuga with gentian blue flower spikes.:(a-JOO-guh)(gen-EE-ven-sis) :
Caprifoliaceae::Plumosa aurea Elderberry:A yellow colored European Elderberry.:(sam-BU-kus)(ra-se-MO-sa):
Leguminaceae::Sweet Pea:An heirloom vine that is still popular in the modern garden.:(la-THI-rus)(o-do-RA-tus):
Liliaceae::Waterlily Autumn Crocus:A double flowering form of the Autumn Flowering Crocus.:(KOHL-chi-kum) :
Saxifragaceae ::Astillbe Ostrich Plume, Astillbe Straussenfeder:An interesting Astilbe with arching plumes of light pink flower heads.:(ah-STIL-bee):
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):
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):
Rosaceae::Rosa Morden Centennial:Part of the Canadian Parkland series.::
Asteraceae::Tennessee Coneflower:A southeastern native cousin to the more common Purple Coneflower.::09.22.05
Pinaceae::Otto Von Bismark Spruce:A dwarf symmetrical Spruce with vivid blue needles.:(PY-see-uh):
Cupressaceae::Technito Arborvitae:A compact version of Techny Arborvitae.::
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):
Pinaceae ::Montgomery Spruce, RH Montgomery Spruce:A intense blue dwarf blue Spruce.:(PY-see-uh)(PUN-gens):4.21.05
Ranunculaceae::Clematis Comtesse de Bouchaud:A large single flowering Clematis with pink flowers.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae weigela florida:Weigela Eva Supreme:A medium to large growing shrub with bright red funnel shaped flowers.:(wi-GE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):4.12.05
Rosaceae ::Crimson and Gold Flowering Quince:A red flowering Quince.:(kee-NOM-e-lez):
Cupressaceae:cupressaceae thuja occidentalis smaragd:Emerald Green Arborvitae, Smaragd Arborvitae:A pyramidal Arborvitae with emerald green foliage.:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):
Rosaceae ::Flowering Crab Calocarpa:::
Ulmaceae::Dodoens Elm:A hybrid large Elm with moderate resistance to Dutch Elm Disease.:(UL-mus):
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
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
:::Images of Tulips growing in gardens.::
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
Caprifoliaceae::Sambucus nigra 'Pulverulenta':A medium sized shrub with splashed variegation. Could be less vigorous than other Sambucus.:(sam-BOO-kus)(NY-grah):
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::Forsythia Vermont Sun:A hardy selection of Forsythia from the University of Vermont.:(for-SITH-i-a):
Plantanaceae::Bloodgood London Plane Tree:A large tree with oranmental olive green to cream exfoliating bark.:(PLAT-uh-nus)(a-ser-ih-FOLE-ee-uh):
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):
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):
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):
Betulaceae::Beaked Hazelnut:A native shrub that produces an edible nut.:(kor-ih-lus)(kor-NU-tuh):
Pinaceae::Aurea Jackobson Spruce, Compact Golden Norway Spruce:A very slow growing Norway Spruce with yellow to golden yellow foliage.::
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
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
Hydrangeaceae ::White Dome Hydrangea:A tall growing Hydrangea with a unique large white dome shaped flower.:(high-DRAN-gee-a)(ar-bo-RES-enz):
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
Oleaceae::Beauty of Moscoe:A double white Lilac with a tinge of pink.:(si-RING-gah)(vul-GAIR-iss):
Asparagaceae:liliaceae sansevieria:Sansevieria:This section contains general cultural information on growing Sansevieria.::4.26.05
Commelinaceae:commelinaceae tradescantia:Inch Plant, Speedy Jenny, Chain Plant:A quintessential group of creeping vine-like plants that are easy to grow in the indoors. They come in a large variety of leaf colors. :(tray-dess-CAN-tee-ah):4.15.05
Cupressaceae ::Blue Mountain Juniper:A broad spreading Juniper with blue foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(ver-jin-ee-A-na):11.28.05
Asteraceae::Yellow Coneflower, Ozark Coneflower:A yellow form of the Coneflower.:(ek-in-AA-cee-ah)(par-a-DOX-ah):
Gesneriaceae:gesneriaceae episcia hybrid chocolate soldier:Episcia Chocolate Soldier:A relatively difficult plant to grow requiring a warm temperature and above average humidity.:(ee-PISH-ee-ah):4.18.05
Liliaceae::Sherborne Swift Hosta:A small to medium Hosta with blue leaves.::
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
Brassicaceae::Siberian Willow Grass, Siberian Draba:A good plant for sunny rock gardens. Is happy tucked into pockets and crevices.::
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:asteraceae aster umbellatus:Flat-Topped Aster:A tall plant with masses of white flowers in flat-topped clusters.::4.9.5
Dipsacaceae::Pink Mist Scabiosa:A Scabiosa with soft pink flowers.:(skab-ee-OH-suh)(kol-um-BAR-ee-uh):
Betulaceae::Shiloh Splash River Birch:A variegated variety of the River Birch. Grown as a small tree or large shrub.::
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):
Celastraceae::Euonymus Moonshadow:A broadleaf evergreen shrub with green foliage splashed with a cream to golden cell center::
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
Rosaceae ::Coral Burst Flowering Crab:A small tree with coral colored flowers.::
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.::
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
Convolvulaceae ::Sweet Potato Vine Sweet Caroline Series:A series of ornamental Sweet Potato Vines with a wide variety of foliage colors.:(ip-oh-MEE-a)(bat-TAT-as):
Polemoniaceae::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):
::Daylily Gardens:Gardens of Daylilies::
Buxaceae::Korean Boxwood:A cold hardy Boxwood. ::
Cupressaceae:cupressaceae juniperus squamata loderi:Loderi Juniper:A slow growing upright blue-green Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(skwa-MA-ta):5.15.05
Asteraceae::Dancing Dolls Cosmos:A large Cosmos with raspberry red stripped flowers.:(KOZ-mos):
Z Liliaceae::Hosta Reptilian:::
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):
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
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):
Rosaceae::Morden Sunrise Rose:A medium size shrub rose with yellow to orange yellow flowers. Part of the Canadian Parkland series.::
Asclepiadaceae ::Asclepias Silky Gold, Asclepias Silky Scarlett, Silkweed:A tall tender perennial that attracts nectar seeking animals.:(as-KLEE-pi-as)(in-kar-NAY-ta):
Asteraceae::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
Cupressaceae::Smaragd Yellow #2 Arborvitae:A pyramidal gold colored Arborvitae.::
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
Geraniaceae:geraniaceae geranium dalmaticum:Geranium dalmaticum:A vigorous rhizomatous plant with shell pink flowers.::4.18.05
Liliaceae::Dark Beauty Toad Lily, Dark Beauty Tricyrtis:A good plant for the shaded areas of the garden:(try-SER-tis) :
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):
Dryopteridaceae::Red Beauty Japanese Painted Fern:Red Beauty has gray green leaves with burgundy red mid ribs and veins.:(a-THI-ree-um)(nip-pon-IK-cum):
Scrophulariaceae::Veronica Blue Eyes:A short plant with blue flowers.:(ve-RON-i-ca):
Onagraceae ::American Willow Herb, Hairy Willow Herb:A 3-5 foot erect plant with small white flowers found n wet areas.::
Betulaceae::European Hornbeam, Common Hornbeam, Hornbeech, Yoke Elm:A sturdy tree native to Europe.:(car-PI-nus)(BET-uu-lus):
Plumbaginaceae::Rosa Stolz Armeria:A small Armeria with pink globular flowers.:(ar-MEER-i-ah):
Caryophyllaceae::Dianthus Confetti Series:A series of Maiden Pink Dianthus. An improvement over the species Dianthus deltoides.:(dy-AN-thus)(del-TOY-deez):
Pinaceae::Pixie Dust Alberta Spruce:A slow growing dense Alberta Spruce. Name refers to the second flush of yellow growth as if dusted by Pixies. :(PY-see-uh):
Lamiaceae::Giant Purple Hyssop:A tall late blooming hardy perennial.:(ah-gas-TAH-kee):6.18.05
Crassulaceae::Chocolate Ball Sedum:Forms a 2-3 inch, slightly mounding mat of foliage.::
Caprifoliaceae ::Weigela maximiowiczi:An unusual Weigela with yellow flowers.:(wi-GEE-la)(max-im-oh-WIX-ee-i):
Polygonaceae::Magic Carpet Knot Weed:A cultivar of the more common Pink Knot Weed.:(poe-LIG-o-num):
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):
Rosaceae:rosaceae rosa meidiland red:Meidiland Red Rose:A nice disease resistant shrub rose producing single red flowers.::5.16.05.
Cupressaceae::Columnaris Aurea Chinese Arborvitae:A columnar yellow foliage shrub.::
Liliaceae:liliaceae hosta tiny tears:Hosta Tiny Tears:A small mounding green foliage plant.::4.26.05
: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
Solanaceae::Easy Wave Petunias:An improvement over the original Wave Petunia. Can be used as a ground cover in pots or hanging baskets.::
Saxifragaceae::Bridal Veil Astilbe, Brautschleier Astilbe:An old stand by white Astilbe.:(as-TIL-bee):
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):
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 ::
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):
Asteraceae::White American Basket Flower:A white flowering form of the native American Basket Flower.:(sen-TAR-ee-uh):4.8.5
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):
Asteraceae ::Gazania:::
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
Capparidacese::Cleome Spirit Series:A hybrid Cleome that stays shorter with larger flowers. Very easy to grow. :(klee-OH-me)(hass-ler-AN-a):
Vitaceae::Arbian Wax Ivy, American Wax Cissus:A fast growing vine tolerant of dry hot places.:(SISS-us):01.25.06
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
Caprifoliaceae::Lantanaphyllum Viburnum:A very large Viburnum with white flowers.::
Liliaceae:liliaceae chlorophytum general data:Spider PLant:One of the more common plants used in the indoors.:(kloh-roh-FYE-tum):1-15-03
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
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):
Poaceae::Nicolus Japanese Forest grass:A form of the Japanese Forst grass that has great fall color.:(hah-koh-neh-KLOH-ah)(MAK-rah):
Magnoliaceae::Magnolia Betty:Betty produces red purple flowers with white on the inside. A hybrid Magnolia from "Eight Little Girl" series.::
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
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
Apocynaceae::Expoflora Vinca:An improved cultivar of the Variegated Vinca vine.:VING-kuh):
Rosaceae::Rancho Flowering Pear:A broadly pyramidal form of Bradfords Pear.:(PIE-rus)(kal-er-EE-aa-na):
Rosaceae::Pink FJ Grootendorst Rose:A hardy Rugosa rose that is extremely thorny with pink carnation-like flowers.::
Poaceae::Minuett Miscanthus, Japanese Silver Grass Minuett:One of the shorter smaller Miscanthus (Japanese Silver Grass) available.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
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):
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
Asteraceae::Jubilee Gen Cornflower, Jubilee Gem Bachelor Buttons :An heirloom annual that produces vibrant blue flowers.:(sen-TAR-ee-uh):
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):
Ranunculaceae::Rananculus Bloomingdale series:A dwarf Ranunculus with over 9 different colors. Flowers remind me of small Peony flowers made out of tissue paper. Grown as a tender perennial in colder regions.:(ra-NUN-ku-lus)(a-see-AT-ee-kus):
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
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
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
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):
Boraginaceae::Anchusa Blue Angel, Bugloss Blue Angel:A tender perennial with vivid blue flowers:(an-KOO-suh)(ka-PEN-sis):
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
Iridaceae::Caesars Brother Siberian Iris:A widely used and one of the oldest cultivars of Siberian Iris.:(EYE-ris) (sy-BEER-ah-kuh):
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) :
Haloragaceae::Wellington Bronze Seaberry, Wellington Bronze Halorais, Shrubby Haloragis'Wellington Bronze':A small plant grown for the bronze foliage.::
Pinaceae:pinaceae picea abies nidiformis:Birds Nest Spruce:An excellent compact growing dwarf conifer. This plant is very useful in the perennial gardens. It can add some features for the winter garden.:(PY-see-uh)(A-bees):5.3.05
Rosaceae:rosaceae fragaria lipstick:Lipstick Alpine Strawberry:A rapid spreading ground cover for the full to part sun areas of the garden. Needs moist well drained soil.:(frag-AY-ree-uh):5.14.05
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):
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
Rosaceae::Lady Elsie May Shrub Rose:An All American Selection with good disease resistance and coral colored flowers.::
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):
Labiatae::Tri Color Hyssop:A mix of three different colors adding a nice change to the more common blue.:(hi-SO-pus):
Plantaginaceae::Red Riding Hood Penstemon:A compact Penstemon with spikes of red flowers.:(pen-STE-mon):
Magnoliaceae ::Magnolia Golden Lantern:A small tree with pale yellow flowers.:(mag-NO-li-ah):
Aceraceae:aceraceae acer ginnala:Amur Maple:A small growing tree or large shrub.::07.25.03 4.5.5
Oleaceae:oleaceae forsythia gold leaf cultivars:Gold Leaf Forsythia Cultivars:Images of Gold leaf cultivars.::6.22.02
Araceae::Painted Devil's Ivy, Silver Pothos:A vine having blue-green leaves overlaid with blotches of silver.:(epi-PREEM-num):
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
Amaranthaceae::Redroot Pigweed, Red-root Pigweed, Rough Pigweed, :A tall, annual weed the produces a red tap root.::01.16.05
Poaceae::Morning Light Miscanthus:A 4-5 foot growing rounded grass with a clean variegated narrow leaf.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
Caryophyllaceae ::Flashing Lights Dianthus, Flashing Lights Maiden Pinks:A mat forming trailing perennial with red flowers.::
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.::
Fabaceae::Yellow Lupine, Yellow Lupine, European Yellow Lipine:An annual Lupine with yellow flowers.:(loo-PI-nus)(LOO-tee-us):
Begoniaceae ::Looking Glass Begonia:A cane type Begonia with Pink flowers.::
Caryophyllaceae::Dianthus Greystone:A white blooming form of Dianthus Baths Pink. :(dye-AN-thus)(grah-tee-an-o-po-li-TAH-nus):
Crassulaceae::Hens and Chicks with Red Foliage:A grouping of Hens and Chicks with reddish foliage.:(sem-per-VEEV-um)(tek-TOH-rum):
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):
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
Agavaceae::Agave roezliana:A medium size Agave with a yellow central stripe.:(a-GAH-vee):
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).::
Dryopteridaceae::Hardy Holly Fern:A hardy Holly Fern that needs moist, well drained soils.:(sir-TOH-mee-um)(for-TOO-nee-eye):
Saxifragaceae::Sugar Plum Coral Bells:A Coral Bell with silver leaves having a plum blush.:(hew-ker-REL-uh):
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):
Piperaceae ::Felted Pepperface:A tough little indoor plant with soft felt covered leaves. ::
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):
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):
Pinaceae::Bushes Lace Spruce:A cold hardy upright habit with weeping branches.:(PI-see-a)(en-gel-MAN-ee-eye):
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
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):
Liliaceae::Maui Buttercup Hosta:A smaller Hosta with cupped golden leaves.::
Grossulariaceae:grossulariaceae ribes x gordonianum:Ribes Gordonianum, Gordons Current:A fruitless Current grown for the pendulous ornamental flowers.::4.18.05
Campanulaceae::Blue Moon Lobelia:An annual Lobelia with dark violet blue flowers.:(lo-BEE-li-ah):
Brassicaceae:brassicaceae caradmine bulbosa:Spring Cress, Bulbous Cress:A wild flower found blooming in shaded moist areas.::5.21.02 4.11.5
Pinaceae::Jakobsen Mugo Pine:Branches form in clumps, revealing the gray branches-like bones-giving 'Jakobsen' an ancient look. :(PIE-nus)(MU-go):
Rosaceae::Flowering Crab Golf Course:An upright to rounded white flowering Crab.::
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):
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
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):
Pinaceae::Blue Nest Spruce, Dwarf Black Spruce:A blue version of the more common green Birds Nest Spruce.:(PIE-see-a)(oh-mor-E-ka):12.31.05
Cornaceae::Flowering Dogwood:A native small tree with white flowers.:(KOR-nus):
Juncaceae::Soft Rush, Common Rush:A native Rush (Juncus) found in wet sites.:(JUN-kus):
Apocynaceae::VInca Sterling SIlver, Periwinkle:A good ground cover plant for the shaded areas having variegated foliage and blue flowers.:(VING-ka)(MY-nor):
Lamiaceae::Gages Shadow Perilla :A vigorous Coleus Perilla hybrid with striking foliage.:(per-IL-a)(froo-TE-senz):
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
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
Ranunculaceae ::Blue Valley Monks Hood:A cultivar of the common Monks Hood.:(ak-CO-nie-tum)(na-PEL-lus):09.23.05
Araceae::Giant Elephant Ears, Giant Colocasia:A green foliage Elephant Ears that reach gigantic size.:(kol-oh-KAY-see-uh):
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
Asparagaceae::Sansevieria Bantel's Sensation:A sport of S. trifasciata laurentii.:(san-se-VEER-ee-uh)(try-fask-ee-AH-tuh):4.27.05
Saxifragaceae::Green Spice Coral Bells:A vigorus Coral Bell having green leaves with a silver ting and burgundy veins.::
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
Alliaceae::Allium Millenium, Allium Millennium:A medium size Allium with globular rose purple flowers. Produces sterile seed so it will not become a weed in your garden.::
Liliaceae:liliaceae hemerocallis yellow or gold flowering daylily:Yellow Daylily:This section contains pictures of yellow flowering Daylilies.::7-19-02 4.22.05
Pinaceae::Taylor’s Sunburst Lodgepole Pine:Brilliant golden yellow color appears on the new growth in the spring::
Caprifoliaceae::Briant Rubidor Weigela, Olympiade Weigelia, :A bright yellow to chartreuse colored plant with red flower.:(wi-GE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):
Aceraceae ::Autumn Flame Maple:A fast growing selection of the Red Maple.:(AYE-cer)(RUE-brum):11.22.05
Saxifragaceae::Umbrella Plant, Indian Rhubarb, Poor Man's Gunnera:A large growing, aggressive water loving perennial. Best in shady moist sites.:(dar-MER-ah)(pel-TAY-ta):
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
Crassulaceae ::Sedum Veluwe Se Wakel:::
Boraginaceae::Common Comfrey:A plant that has been used as a herb for over one thousand years.:(SIM-fi-tum):
Verbenaceae::Lucky Red Hot Lantana:An improved Lantana being more compact.:(lan-TAN-ah):
Salicaceae:salicaceae populus balsmifera:Balsam Popple:One of the many fast growing Popple trees found growing in North America.::5.27.05
Alliaceae::Drum Stick Allium, Round-headed Garlic, Ball-head onion:An ornamental Onion with reddish-purple flowers.::
Lamiaceae::Lemon Monarda, Lemon Mint, Lemon Beebalm, Lemon Horsemint, Plains Horsemint, Lemon Bergamot:A fragrant Monarda grown as an annual.::
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):
Asclepiadaceae ::Swamp Milkweed, Marsh Milkweed:A native Milkweed preferring the damp areas of the landscape.:(as-KLEE-pi-as)(in-kar-NAY-ta):
Phormiaceae ::Maori Sunset New Zealand Flax:An Yucca-like plant with apricot to pink tones blending with the green of the leaves.::
Hydrangeaceae::White Diamonds Viburnum:A medium sized shrub with white flowers in the late summer.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(pah-nik-yew-LAY-tah):
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):
Caprifoliaceae ::Black Beauty Elderberry:An improved purple-leaf form of Sambucus nigra.:(sam-BOO-kus)(NY-grah):
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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):
Oleaceae::Charles Jolly Lilac:A double reddish purple Lilac introduced in the late 1800's.:(si-RING-A)(vul-GAR-is):
Rosaceae::Common Pearl Bush:A large white flowering shrub.:(ek-soh-KOR-da)(ra-se-MOH-sa):
Rosaceae::Amber Jubilee Ninebark:An interesting medium sized Ninebark with foliage that changes starting with bright yellows and oranges:(phi-so-KAR-pus)(op-u-li-FO-li-us):
Asteraceae::Edelweiss:A rather tough plant to grow. Needs rock garden, alpine conditions.:(lee-on-toe-POD-ee-um):
Commelinaceae:commelinaceae tradescantia albiflora albo-vittata:Variegated Inch Plant:A variegated form of the Inch plant. :(tray-dess-CAN-tee-ah):4.15.05
Ranunculaceae::Barlow Columbines:A series of spurless Columbine with frilly double flowers.:(ack-wi-LEE-gee-a)(vul-GAH-ris):
Solanaceae::Pretty Much Picasso Petunia:An unusual Petunia with purple/magenta flowers rimmed with lime green.::
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
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
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
Cupressaceae ::Hetzi Columnaris Juniper:An upright growing Juniper with green foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(chi-NEN-sis):11.09.05
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
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
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):
Scrophulariaceae::Veronica Crater Lake Blue:A Veronica with intense blue flowers:(ve-RON-i-ca)()(TEWK-ree-um):
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
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.::
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
Asteraceae ::Razzmatazz Coneflower:A double tiered cultivar with the base being the typical flower but with a pom pom like flower sitting on the top of the center cone. Often called the worlds first double purple cone flower.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah)(pur-pur-EE-ah):
Lamiaceae::Orange Mint:An aggressive plant with purple tinged white flowers and Orange scented foliage. Can become an aggressive weed if not controled::
Ulmaceae::Danada Charm Hybrid Elm,Morton Red Tip Elm:A large vase shaped tree with reddish emerging leaves. :(UL-mus):
Calycanthaceae ::Sweet Bush, Carolina Allspice:::
Oleaceae::Regent Japanese Tree Lilac:A vigorous upright Japanese Tree Lilac.:(si-RING-a)(reh-tick-yoo-LAY-tuh):
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):
Caprifoliaceae ::Centennial Weigelia:A large shrub with funnel shaped red flowers.:(wi-GE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):
Ginkgoaceae::Princeton Sentry Ginkgo:An all male cultivar of Sentry Ginkgo.:(GINGK-go)(bi-LO-baa):
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
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
Asteraceae::White Blazing Star:A tough verticle perennial for the full sun area of the garden. ::09.22.05
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):
Asteraceae::Dog Fennel Eupatorium:A tall feathery looking tender perennial.:(yew-pa-TOR-ee-um):
Asteraceae::Platt's Black Brass Buttons:A low growing ground cover-like plant with finely divided dark, almost black foliage.:(lep-TIN-el-ah):
Hydrangeaceae::Snow White Fantasy Mock Orange:A white double flowering Mach Orange.:(fil-ah-DEL-fus):
Brassicaceae::Redbor Kale:A curly leaf Kale that can turn burgundy under cool conditions.::
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):
Liliaceae::Love Pat:A medium to large blue Hosta with heavily corrugated cupped leaves.::
Asteraceae::Mystic Series Dahlia:A series of Dahlia with dark foliage.::
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):
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
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
Asteraceae::Dahlia Figaro series:A series of dwarf Dahlia that is often produced from seed. Called a bedder Dahlia. Many times grown as an annual.:(DAHL-ya):
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):
Lamiaceae ::Salvia Victoria White:A white version of Salvia Victoria.:(SAL-vee-a)(fa-rih-NAY-see-a):
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::Fragrant Viburnum:An early blooming Viburnum with pink buds opens to pink to white flowers.:(vy-BER-num)(FAR-er-eye):
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):
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
Verbenaceae::Meteor Showers Verbena:An improved more compact version of Verbena Buenos Aires.:(ver-BEE-nuh)(bon-ar-ee-EN-sis):
Asteraceae::Dahlberg Daisy, Golden Fleece :Completely covered with yellow daisy-like flowers when in bloom. Either grown as an annual or short lived perennial. ::
Rosaceae::Cotoneaster racemiflorus, Red Bead Cotoneaster:A little know and used member of the Cotoneaster genus of shrubs.:(ko-tone-EE-aster)(RA-sem-i-florus)(soon-GOR-i-kus):
Pedaliaceae::African Foxglove :A tender perennial grown as an annual.:(sir-at-oh-THEE-kah)(try-LOW-bah):
Asteraceae:asteraceae argyranthemum frutescens crystal white:Crystal White Marguerite Daisy:A Marguerite Daisy loaded with double white flowers. Can be used as a potted plant or in the garden.:(ar-ji-RAN-the-mum)(froo-TESS-enz). :4.9.5
Asteraceae::Cheyenne Spirit Coneflower.:A seed grown hardy coneflower blooming the first year from seeds.:(eh-kin-AA-cee-ah):
Juncaceae::Hedgehog Juncus, Hedgehog Rush:A compact vertical accent plant with stiff upright blueish green leaves.:(JUN-kus)(in-FLEX-us) :
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
Polypodiaceae::Kimberly Queen Fern:A vigorous growing upright growing fern.:(nef-roh-LEP-iss):
Aceraceae::Crimson Queen Japanese Maple:A red laced leaf Japanese Maple.:{AYE-ser)(pal-MA-tum):
Crassulaceae::Red Rock Sedum:A low growing spreading plant with reddish foliage in the spring followed by deep pink to red flowers.::
Pinaceae::Wilsons Spruce:A needled evergreen tree.:(PI-see-AH):
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):
Rosaceae ::Thornless Cockspur Hawthorn:A thornless variety of the Cockspur Hawthorn.:(kra-TEE-gus)(krus-GA-li):
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.::
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
Cupressaceae::Hetzi Glauca Juniper:A large growing shrub. Often sold as small gallon size plants where they are sleeping giants.::
Dryopteridaceae::Burgundy Lace Japanese Painted Fern:A stunning fern with the purplish spring coloration of the fronds.:(a-THI-ree-um)(nip-pon-IK-cum):
Caryophyllaceae::Silver Carpet Snow in the Summer:A cultivar of the species Snow in the Summer that is more compact with larger flowers.:(se-RAS-ti-um)(toe-men-TOE-sum):
Liliaceae ::Hosta Willy Nilly:A medium to large Hosta with pointed leaves and white flowers.::
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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):
Rhamnaceae::Asplenifolia Buckthorn, Fern-leaf buckthorn:The leaves are very narrow with an irregular margin. I have read reports that it is invasive and reports to the contrary?:(RAM-nus)(FRANG-uu-la):
Asteraceae::Love Parade Achillea:The combination of the dark foliage and the different color of the flowers add to the distinguishing qualities of this plant.:(ak-i-LEE-ah)(si-BEER-eh-ka):
Saxifragaceae::Lime Rickey Coral Bells:A Coral Bells with ruffled lime green to yellow foliage. :(HEW-ker-ah):
Balsaminaceae:balsaminaceae impatien walleriana double impatien photo album:Double Impatiens:A photo album of different double Impatiens.::07.12.03 4.11.5
Asteraceae::Tequila Sunrise:An easy to grow Coreopsis with yellow daisy-like flowers plus variegated foliage.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Lamiaceae::Faassen Nepeta, Catmint:One of the original Catmint hybrids,:(NEP-eh-tuh)(fah-SEN-ee-eye):
Poaceae::Cheyenne Sky Switch Grass:A smaller Panicum with bluish foliage turning to wine reds in the fall.:(PAN-ih-kum)(veer-GAH-tum):
Solanaceae::Madness Petunias:A series of Petunias with 3 inch blooms in a wide range of colors.::
Apiaceae::Cow Parsnip, Indian Celery, Indian Rhubarb:A large plant found growing in sun to semi-shaded moist areas.::
Poaceae::Blue Haven Little Blue Stem:A Little Blue Stem cultivar with reddish fall colors. Reported not to flop like other Blue Stem cultivars.:(skits-ah-KEER-ee-um)(skoh-PAIR-ee-um):
Hydrangeaceae ::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::Blue Star False Aster:An easy to grow plant with lots of blight blue Aster-like flowers.::
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
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):
Onagraceae:onagraceae fuchsia triphylla:Fuchsia Gartenmeister:An upright growing Fuchsia with orange/red pendulous tubular flowers.:(fyew-sha):4.30.05
Apiaceae::Purple Parsnip, Korean Angelica:A tall stunning plant with deep purple flowers.:(an-GEL-i-ca):
Asteraceae:compositae zinnia elegans profusion:Zinnia Profusion:A good compact single flowering Zinnia.::5.16.05
Caryophyllaceae::Dianthus Floral Lace Light Pink:Part of the Floral Lace series with light pink flowers. Grow as a perennial in warmer zones and an annual in colder zones.::
Tropaelolaceae::Fordhook Nasturium:A tall single climbing type nasturtium.:(troo-PEE-oo-lum)(MA-jus):
Oleaceae::Marchal Foch Lilac:A single lilac with reddish pink flowers.:(si-RING-A)(vul-GAR-is):
Primulaceae ::Cowslip Primula, Cowslip Primrose:An English wildflower that makes a nice early blooming garden perennial.::
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 ::Dianthus Coconut Punch:A member of the Fruit Punch Series.:(dye-AN-thus):
Iridaceae:iridaceae iris siberica cultivars:Siberian Iris:This section contains pictures and descriptions of named Siberian Iris cultivars.::12.10.10 4.19.05
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
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
Boraginaceae::Sissinghurst White Pulomonaria:A hybrid Pulmonaria with large white flowers.:(pul-muh-NAIR-ee-uh):
Liliaceae::Strargazer Oriental Lily:A popular oriental lily with up facing flowers of pink, red and white.::
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.::
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):
Brassicaceae::Flixweed:A large growing plant with highly dissected leaves.::1.12.05
Plumbaginaceae::Prickly Thift:A low growing plant good for rock gardens.:(ak-anth-oh-LY-mon):
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
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
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
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):
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):
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):
Begoniaceae::Begonia Sophie Cecile:A tall growing cane-like Begonia.::02.16.06
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.::
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
Iridaceae:iridaceae iris versicolor:Blue Flag Iris:A short Iris commonly found growing in wet areas.:(EYE-ris):08.13.02 4.19.05
Grossulariaceae ::Smooth Gooseberry, Northern Gooseberry, Swamp Gooseberry:A native growing shrub the provides food for willife and man.:(RI-bez):01.29.06
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
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
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Poaceae::Malepartus Japanese Silver Grass:A large ornamental grass resembling Miscanthus Grazillimus.:(mis-KAN-thus)(sin-EN-sis):
Iridaceae::Dwarf Iris:The shortest and earliest blooming of the Bearded Iris.::03.16.06
Pinaceae::Dwarf Conic Norway Spruce:A slow growing dwarf Spruce.:(PY-see-uh)(A-bees):
Caprifoliaceae ::Blue Muffin Arrowwood Viburnum:A compact selection of Arrowwood Viburnum with blue fruit.:(vy-BER-num)(den-TAH-tum):
Saxifragaceae::Sprite Astillbe:A short Astilbe with airy panicles of shell pink flowers.:(as-TIL-bee):
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
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):
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):
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):
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
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):
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):
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae weigela rubidor:Weigela Rubidor, Weigela Rubigold:A Weigela cultivar with bright yellow foliage and dark red flowers.::4.12.05
Lamiaceae::Golden Thyme, Golden Lemon Thyme:Really a sub-shrub with tiny gold edged green leaves.:(THI-mus):
Oleaceae::Bridal Memories Lilac:A Lilac with single white flowers.:(si-RING-A)(vul-GAR-is):
Saxifragaceae::Little Visions in Purple Astilbe:An Astilbe with purple pink flowers.:(a-STIL-bee):
Acanthaceae::Persian Shield:A plant grown for its iridescent foliage.:(strow-bil-LAN-thees)(die-er-ee-AA-nuss):4.7.5
Polypodiaceae:polypodiaceae davallia fejeensis:Rabbit's Foot Fern:The creeping fuzzy rhizomes make this plant a conversation piece.::5.9.05
Asteraceae:asteraceae silphinum laciniatum:Compass Plant, Pilot Plant, Gum Weed:A group of long lived tall native prairie plants.:(SIL-phee-um) :08.13.02 4.11.5
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae sambucus canadensis natural site:American Elderberry, Elderberry:Pictures of Elderberry in a natural site.:(sam-BOO-kus)(can-AH-den-sis):4.12.05
Plantaginaceae::Penstemon Mesa:An easy to grow Penstemon with spikes of lavender blue flowers.:(pen-STE-mon):
Asteraceae::Parks Extra Double Prize:I have been watching this plant grow for many years at the Boerner Botanical Gardens. I finally snap some images. Can't find any data on this. ::
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:
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
Liliaceae::Mouse Ears Hosta:A small cute Hosta with blue foliage.::
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
Crassulaceae ::Purple Emperor Sedum:One of the darkest foliage Sedums available. Produces pink flowers in the summer.::7.2.05
Araliaceae::Variegated Five-leaf Aralia, Eleutherococcus sieboldianus `Variegatus`:A variegated shrub for the shaded areas of the garden.::
Asteraceae::Ruby Frost Coreopsis:A member of the Jewel series of Coreopsis with red flowers with white edges.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Asteraceae::Chinese Aster Serenade series:A Chinese Aster that is highly resistant to fusarium wilt.:(kal-i-STEF-us)(chi-NEN-sis):
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::Daisy Duke Shasta Daisy, Daisy May Shasta Daisy:A new florific compact Shasta Daisy.:(lew-KANTH-ih-mum)(soo-PER-bum):
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):
Hamamelidaceae::Appalachia Fothergilla:A vigorous compact growing Fothergilla.:(faw-thur-GIL-luh)(gaar-DEE-nee-eye):
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
Malvaceae::Blushing Bride Hibiscus, Blushing Bride Rose of Sharon:A Rose of Sharon with double pink flowers fading to white.:(hi-BIS-kus)(si-ri-A-kus):
Lamiaceae::Little Trudy Catmint:A dwarf non aggressive Catmint.::
Alliaceae::Hair Allium:Instead of having the traditional globular flower head, this Alliums flower is having a bad hair day.::
Saxifragaceae::Lime Marmalade Coralbells, Lime Marmalade Heuchera:A lime colored coral bells with ruffled leaves:(HEW-ker-ah):
Ranunculaceae::Clematis herbaceous group:This group is either totally herbaceous or form sub-shrubs.:(KLEM-uh-tiss):
Lamiaceae ::Lavender, Common Lavender:The species Lavender from which many cultivars have been derived.::
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):
Violaceae::Confederate Violet, Woolly Blue Violet:A white flowering form of the more common Blue Wood Violet, with a purple blotch in the center of the flowers.::
Malvaceae::Luna White Hardy Hibiscus:A hardy Hibiscus with large white flowers. One of the last shrubs to bloom in the garden. Be patient since Hibiscus are one of the last plants to show growth in the spring of the year.::
Cactaceae::Opuntia macrorhiza Red Throat:A selection of O.macrohiza with a consistent red throat.:(oh-PUN-shee-uh):
Ranunculaceae::Madame Julia Correvon Clematis:A red flowering deciduous Clematis. An older variety.::
Magnoliaceae::Sunsation Magnolia:A yellow Magnolia that blooms late avoiding late frosts.:(mag-NO-li-ah):
Liliaceae::Red, Purple, Wine colored Asiatic Lilies:Asiatic Lilies are one of the hardiest and easy to grow of all the Lilies.::
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):
Bromeliaceae::Air Plants, Airplants, Tillys:Called air plants because they do not require soil to live.::
Oleaceae::Triste Barbaro Lilac:A dark purple Lilac.:(si-RING-gah)(vul-GAIR-iss):
Malvaceae::Rose Mallow, Swamp Rose Mallow:A shrub-like herbaceous perennial.:(hi-BIS-kus):
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::
Juglandaceae::Black Walnut, Western Black Walnut:A large tree valued for its lumber. The large size and toxin produced by the roots, limits its use in the urban landscape.:(JU-ginz)(NIE-gra):
Asteraceae::Lorraine Sunshine:A stunning variegated form of the Heliopsis.:(hee-li-OP-sis)(hee-li-AN-thoi-deez)(SKAY-bra):09.22.05
Araucariaceae::Wollemi Pine:An ancient plant thought to be extinct until discovered in 1994.::
Betulaceae::American Hornbeam, Blue Beech, Ironwood, Muscle Tree:A small native tree.:(kar-PI-nus)(ka-ro-lin-i-A-na):
Asteraceae:compositae senecio mikanoides:German Ivy, Parlor Ivy:A relatively easy plant to grow. Likes bright light in a cool site. This is not a true Ivy. I call these plants "Ivy wanabes".:(sen-NEESH-shee-oh):4.10.5
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
Pinaceae::Narrow Blue Swiss Stone Pine:A slow growing narrow Pine.:(PIE-nus)(SEM-bra) :
Asteraceae::Isla Gold Tansy, Gold Leaf Tansy:A bright yellow to bright gold foliage Tansy.:(tan-a-SEE-tum):
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):
Asteraceae::Coreopsis Dream Catcher:A florific Coreopsis with dark pink-magenta flowers.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Fabaceae:fabaceae vicia villosa:Hairy Vetch, Winter Vetch:A sprawling member of the Pea family.::
Saxifragaceae::Heuchera villosa var atropurpurea:A native Heuchera with burgundy foliage.::
Ericaceae:ericaceae rhododendron yedoense var. pouchanense:Korean Rhododendron:::5.17.05
Moraceae:moraceae ficus elastica variegatus:Variegated Rubber Tree:A variegated form of the more common "Rubber Tree". ::4.30.05
Ranunculaceae::Monkshood, Autumn Flowering Monkshood:A tall late blooming hardy perennial:(ak-CO-nie-tum)(na-PEL-lus):
Cupressaceae::Taylor Juniper:A tall narrow upright Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(ver-jin-ee-A-na):
Ranunculaceae::Yellow Meadow Rhue:A tall Thalictrum with yellow flowers.:(tha-LICK-trum):
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):
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
Pinaceae::Pygmaea Oriental Spruce:::
Scrophulariaceae:scrophulriaceae verbascum copper rose:Verbascum Copper Rose:A tall vertical plant with coppery colored flowers.:(ver-BASK-kum):07.30.03
Ranunculaceae::Diamonds Blue Delphinium:A short lived compact Delphinium with panicles of blue flowers. Has more of a rounded flower panicle as opposed to the vertical flowers we think of Delphiniums having.:(del-FIN-ee-um):
Rosaceae::White Gold Spirea:The first white flowering yellow foliage Spirea.::
Agavaceae::Bear Grass:Very similar to the Yucca filamentosa, which is more common in the trade.::
Saxifragaceae::Chardonnay Pearls Deutzia:A nice compact plant with lime yellow foliage and fragrant white flowers.:(DUUT-si-a)(GRAS-l-lis):
Alliaceae::Garlic Chives:A plant very similar to the more common Chives (Allium schoenoprasum) except it has white flowers. Grown for both culinary and ornamental purposes.::
Caprifoliaceae:caprifoliaceae viburnum trilobum (natural):Cranberry Bush Viburnum:This section contains pictures of plants growing in natural sites.::4.12.05
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):
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):
Pinaceae::Dragon Spruce cultivar:A blue needled form of the Dragon Spruce.::
Liliaceae::Hosta Mississippi Delta:A large Hosta with blue gray leaves.::
Rosaceae ::Accolade Cherry:A nice small to medium tree with soft pink flowers.::
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
Polemoniaceae::Bungalow Blue Prairie Phlox:A cultivar of the native Prairie Phlox having blue flowers.::
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):
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
Caprifoliaceae ::Bush Honeysuckle:A native tough medium sized shrub with small yellow flowers.:(die-er-VIL-a)((ses-li-iFO-li-a):
Chenopodiaceae:chenopodiaceae chenopodium album:Lambsquarters, Common Lambsquarters:A common weed found growing in most of North America.::4.15.05
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::WInky series Columbine::(ack-wi-LEE-gee-a):
Poaceae::Indian Steel Switch Grass:A non invasive native ornamental grass.:(PAN-ih-kum)(veer-GAH-tum):
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
Ranunculaceae::Helleborus Royal Heritage strain, Royal Heritage Lenten Rose:A very early blooming shade loving perennial.:(hel-eh-BORE-us) :
Apocynaceae::Atropurpurea Vinca:A good ground cover plant for the shaded areas having green foliage and purple flowers.:(VING-ka)(MY-nor):
Caryophyllaceae::Gary Eichhorn Dianthus:A pink long blooming Dianthus cultivar.:(dye-AN-thus)(sub-a-KAW-liss):
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
Lamiaceae::Apricot Spirit Agastache, Apricot Spirit Hyssop:A free flowering compact Agastache.:(ag-ah-STACH-ee)(rew-PES-tris):
Scrophulariaceae::Nemesia Flirtation orange, Flirtation Orange Twin Spur Flower:A nice orange Nemesia.::
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
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
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):
Lamiaceae::Silver Thyme:A small Thyme with a white edged leaves. Tolerates dryness once established.:(THI-mus)(vul-GA-ris):
Oleaceae:oleaceae syringia photo album:Lilac Photo Album:A photo album of different cultivars of Lilac.::4.30.05
Bignoniaceae::Trumpet Vine, Trumpet Creeper:A fast growing vine that can become invasive.:(KAMP-sis)(Rad-i-cans):
:pots of plants wooden containers and pots::::4.5.5
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
Cupressaceae::American Pillar Arborvitae:A fast growing hardy Arborvitae.:(thu-ya)(ok-si-den-TA-lis):
Asteraceae::Honeysong Purple Stokes Aster:This Stokes Aster produces dark purple flowers.:(stoh-KEE-zhi-ah)(LAY-vis):
Cupressaceae::Weeping Nootka Cypress:A weeping form of the Nootka Cypress.:(kam-e-SIP-a-ris)(noot-ka-TEN-sis):
Malvaceae::Hardy Hibiscus cultivars:A hardy Hibiscus with large white flowers.::
Rosaceae::Filipendula Venusta, Queen of the Prairie, Filipendula Magnifica, Martha Washington's Plume:A large native perennial grows best in moist sites. Venusta is a cultivar with darker flowers:(fil-i-PEN-du-la):
Asteraceae::Gold Kind Goldenrod, Golden Baby Goldenrod:A clump-forming goldenrod hybrid.::
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):
Pinaceae ::R. Kluis Blue Spruce:A slow growing blue Spruce cultivar.::
Caryophyllaceae::Rupert's Pink Dianthus:An improved, compact Carthusian Dianthus with rosy-red flowers.:(dye-AN-thus):
Cannaceae ::Canna photo album:::
Sinopteridaceae::Button Fern:A low growing little fern with shiny round button like leaves attached to stiff stems. ::1.16.05
Rosaceae:rosaceae prunus maackii:Amur Chokecherry, Manchurian Cherry:A beautiful medium size tree. One of its best features is the exfoliating cinnamon brown bark:(PRU-nus):12.08.02 5.16.05
Actinidiaceae::Arctic Beauty Kiwi Vine, Variegated Kiwi vine:A vigorous hardy Kiwi vine, grown for it's foliage color.:(kol-o-MIK-ah):
Boraginaceae::Virginia Blue Bells, Cowslip, Bluebells, Roanoke Bells:A beautiful woodland blue flowering ephemeral plant. Needs a shaded moist sites.:(mer-TEN-si-ah)(ver-jin-I-ca):
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::Coreopsis Golden Rain, Coreopsis Golden Showers:A hardy busy upright Coreopsis that blooms most of the summer.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Araceae::Chinese Evergreen cultivars:This section contains pictures of the different Chinese Evergreen cultivars. ::4.8.5
Dryopteridaceae:polypodiaceae anthyrium niponicum pictum:Japanese Painted Fern:This is an easy to grow, outstanding foliage plant for the shade.:(a-THI-ree-um)(nip-pon-IK-cum)(PIK-tum):5.17.05
Balsaminaceae::Star Dust series Impatiens:Each flower in this series has a white star center surrounded by a solid color.:(im-PAY-shenz)(wal-er-ee-A-na):
Rosaceae::Champlain Rose:A very floriferous, hardy shrub Rose with dark red flowers. Part of Explorer series of Roses.::
Scrophulariaceae::Orange Flirtation Twin Spur:A true orange flower on compact plants.:(dy-ASS-ee-uh):
Asteraceae::Flambe Yellow Chrysocephalum:A tough plant tolerant of hot dry conditions :(kri-so-SEPH-a-lum):
Rosaceae::Double Knock Out Rose:A double version of the extremely popular Knockout Rose.::
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):
Crassulaceae::Pink Chalis Sedum:A variegated sport of Sedum Brilliant with blue green leaves and white edge. Vibrant pink flowers.::
Scrophulariaceae:scorphulariaceae hebe:Hebe:A tropical evergreen shrub that is a good patio plant and indoor foliage plant.::6.24.05
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):
Fagaceae::Allegheny Chinkapin:A small tree or large shrub produces an edible Chestnut.::
Cupressaceae::Bar Harbor Juniper:A low growing wide spreading ground cover Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us) (hor-i-zon-TA-lis):
Oleaceae::Golden Times Forsythia:A yellow foliage Forsythia with yellow flowers in mid April.:(for-SITH-i-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):
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):
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::Aster Twilight:A cultivar of the native big leaf Aster with blue flowers.::
Aizoaceae::Red Mountain Ice Plant:A great plant for the hot dry area of the yard.:(del-oh-SPUR-muh):
Lamiaceae::Salvia Gruppenblau:A older German Salvia Hybrid. A tender perennial grown as an annual.:(SAL-vee-a)(fa-rih-NAY-see-a):
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.::
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
Cupressaceae ::Juniper prostrata:A low growing spreading Juniper with green foliage.:(ju-NIP-er-us) (hor-i-zon-TA-lis):
Liliaceae:liliaceae trillium recurvatum:Priarie Trillium:::5.15.02 4.27.05
Hydrangeaceae::Smooth Hydrangea, Wild Hydrangea:This is the species plant from which many different cultivars have been derived.:(hy-DRAIN-jah)(ar-bo-RES-enz):
Cupressaceae::Savin Juniper:A low growing wide spreading Juniper with green foliage throughout the entire year.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(sa-BEE-na):
Caprifoliaceae::Pink Princess Weigela:A compact lavender pink flowering Weigela.:(wi-GE-la)(FLOR-i-dah):
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
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
:mixed garden scenes perennials full sun::::4.7.5
Alliaceae::Lavender Globe Allium, Lavender Globe Flowering Onion:A 18 inch Allium with globes of light lavender to purple flowers.:(AL-ee-um)(tan-GOO-tik-um):
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):
Apiaceae::Eryngium Jade Frost, Jade Frost Sea Holly, Jade Frost Dwarf Sea Holly:A striking perennial with a blue colored flower and flower parts plus the variegated foliage.:(e-RIN-ji-um):
Scrophulariaceae::Nemesia Sunsatia series:A free flowering series of Nemesia.::
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
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):
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
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
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
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. ::
Juncaceae::Lovesick Blues Rush, Lovesick Blues Juncus:A Rush with steel blue foliage.:(JUN-kus)(in-FLEX-us) :
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):
Rosaceae::Aruncus Misty Lace, Misty Lace Goat's Beard:A compact Goats beard, reaching only about 1/3 the size of the species Aruncus dioicus:(a-RUN-kus):
Rosaceae::Hansa Rugosa Rose:A beautiful heritage, rugosa Rose that has an aggressive sucking habit.::
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):
Ericaceae::April Dawn Rhododendron:A medium sized, hardy Rhododendron with lots of flowers.::
Rosaceae:rosaceae aruncus dioicus:Goat's Beard:One of the larger growing shade tolerant plants.:(a-RUN-kus):rev 01.23.03 5.14.05
Celastraceae:celastraceae euonymus fortunei canadale gold:Euonymus Canadale:One of the better broadleaf evergreen shrubs for Zone #5.:(you-ON-i-mus)(for-TUNE-ne-i):4.5.7
Crassulaceae::Propeller Plant, Airplane Plant:An easy to grow succulent plant with propeller shaped leaves.::
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
Ericaceae::Milestone Rhododendron:A small leaf Rhododendron loaded with deep pink flowers in the early spring.:(roh-do-DEN-dron):
Aceraceae::October Glory Maple:A Red Maple cultivar with brilliant fall foliage.:(AYE-cer)(RUE-brum):
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):
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
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):
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
Hamamelidaceae::Vernal Witch Hazel:An early blooming large shrub. ::12.07.05
Asteraceae::Lake Side Daisy:A rare and endangered wild flower found in only a few places in the USA. Specific site needs has limited its spread.::
Boraginaceae::Variegated Comfrey:A Comphrey grown for its variegated foliage.:(SIM-fi-tum):
Geraniaceae::Max Frei Geranium:A compact cultivar of the Geranium sanguineum.:(jer-AY-nee-um)(san-GWIN-ee-um):
Saxifragaceae::Heuchera Encore, Encore Coralbells:A vigorus compact Heuchera white flowers.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Saxifragaceae::Dolce Blackcurrent Heuchera, Dolce Black Current Coral Bells:In the correct light a great foliage plant with purple leaves and silver accents.:(HEW-ker-ah):
Caprifoliaceae ::Goldflame Honeysuckle Vine:A fast growing vine with interesting tubular pink to yellow flowers.:(lon-ISS-er-a)(hek-ROT-ee-eye):
Cupressaceae::Sawara Falsecypress, Falsecypress:A species Chamaecyparis used as medium to large evergreen trees.:(kam-e SIP-a-ris):
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
Geraniaceae ::Shrubland Rose Scented Geranium:A large growing plant with a pungent scent.:(pe-lar-GO-nee-um):04.15.05
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
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
Cyperaceae::Eastern Star Sedge, Straight-styled Wood Sedge:A good sedge for shaded moist sites.::
Caryophyllaceae::Golden Pearlwort, Scotch Moss:Moss-like foliage yellow to chartreuse in the spring and fall.:(sa-JI-na)(sub-U-la-ta):
Fabaceae::Hairy Broom:A small shrub becoming covered with bright yellow flowers in the spring.:(si-TI-sus)(her-SUT-us):
Alliaceae::Allium Summer Beauty:A clumping, chives-like Allium with lavender pink flowers in the summer through the fall.::
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: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
Asteraceae::Marsh Blazing Star, Dense Blazing Star:A tall spiked flowering plant that likes moisture sites::
Scrophulariaceae ::White Foxglove:A white flowering variety of the common Foxglove.:(dij-i-TAL-is)(pur-PU-ree-ah):
Caprifoliaceae::Scarlet Elderberry, American Red Elderberry:This section has information and images of Scarlett Elderberry growing in natural sites.::
Asteraceae::Baby Sun Coreopsis, Baby Sun Tickseed, Sonnenkind:A compact Coreopsis with single yellow flowers borne solitary on a flower stalk.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
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):
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
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):
Euphorbiaceae::Welcome Home Euphorbia, Welcome Home Crown of THorns:A hybrid Crown of Thorns with large red flowers (bracts).::
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
Asteraceae:asteraceae osteospermum:Cape Daisy, South African Daisy:A free flowering plant that enjoys cool evenings.::07.11.03 4.10.5
Malvaceae ::Hibiscus Rio Grande:A hardy Hibiscus with large single red flowers.::
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
Scrophulariaceae::Pure SIlver Veronica:A veronica with silver gray foliage. Vigorous and tolerant of heat and humidity.:(veh-RON-ih-kuh)(in-KAN-nuh):
Ginkgoaceae::Tube Leaf Ginkgo, Ginkgo tubiflora, Trumpet Leaf Ginkgo:A slow growing, male Ginkgo with rolled tube shaped leaves.:(GINGK-go)(bi-LO-baa):
Caprifoliaceae ::Rusty Blackhaw Viburnum, Southern Blackhaw:A larger shrub or small tree with glossy foliage.::
Rosaceae::Sargent's Cherry, Yama Cherry, North Japanese Hill Cherry:A flowering, medium size rounded tree.:(PRUU-nus)(sar-JEN-tea-eye):
Malvaceae::Hardy Hibiscus cultivars:This section contains images of hardy Hibiscus cultivars.::
Cupressaceae::Golden Pin Cushion Chamecyparis:A dwarf Chamecyparis with yellow foliage.:(kamma-SIP-eris)(pie-sif-er-ah):
:hard surfaces walks/paths flagstone:Flagstone:This sections contains pictures of walks and surfaced areas made out of different types of flagstone.::4.5.5
Cruciferae::Rock Cress:A photo album of different Arabis cultivars:(AR-a-bis):05.05.06
Scrophulariaceae ::Angelonia Serenity Series, Angelonia Serenity, Summer Snapdragon:A tender perennial grown as an annual in colder climates.:(an-ge-low-nee-a)(an-gus-tee-FOH-lee-uh):
Saxifragaceae::Featherleaf Rodgersia:Large plants for the shaded moist areas of the garden.:(rod-JERZ-ee-ah):
Poaceae::Compact Gold Striped Bamboo:A small Bamboo with ornamental foliage.:(plee-o-blast-us):
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::Arcadia Juniper:A dense low growing Juniper.:(ju-NIP-er-us)(sa-BEE-na):
:mixed garden scenes annuals fox river #1::A large garden in front of Fox River Greenhouses and Landscaping, Big Bend, Wisconsin::4.5.5
Hydrangeaceae::Lets Dance Big Easy Hydrangea:An improved mop head Hydrangea, blooming on old and new wood.:(hy-DRAN-je-ah)(mack-row-FIL-ah):
Caprifoliaceae ::Bitchiu Viburnum:A large open shrub flowering in the early spring.:(vy-Ber-num)(bitch-i-uu-EN-see):
Commelinaceae::Tri Color Moses in the Cradle:An easy to grow colorful plant for the bright areas of the house.::
Rosaceae:rosaceae physocarpus opulifolius aurea::::11.21.02 5.14.05
Rosaceae:rosaceae spiraea x bumalda gold flame:Gold Flame Spirea:An extremely hardy, small shrub that is at its best in the spring and the fall. During this time of the year it lives up to its name "Gold Flame". Probably has been superseded by other newer gold leaf cultivars.:(spy-REE-ah):5-26-01 5.27.05
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):
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):
Poaceae::June Grass, Prairie June Grass:A tough, low growing cool season grass.:(koh-LAIR-ee-ah)(mah-KRAN-than):
Asteraceae::Coreopsis Mardi Gras:Vivided gold and red marked fun flowers.:(kor-ee-OP-sis):
Asteraceae::Sky Blue Aster, Prairie Heart Leaved Aster:A native Aster that works well in gardens.::
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
Saxifragaceae:saxifragaceae heuchera photo album:Coral Bells Cultivars:A photo album of some different cultivars.::6.1.05
Plantanaceae::Suttneri London Plane Tree:A London Plant Tree with variegated leaves.:(PLAT-uh-nus)(a-ser-ih-FOLE-ee-uh):
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):
Rosaceae:rosaceae prunus x cistena:Purpleleaf Sand Cherry, Prunus cistena:An extremely popular over used purple leafed plant. Can be grown as a small tree or medium to large shrub.::5.16.05
Rosaceae::Princess Bradford Pear:A rounded form of Bradford Pear.:(PIE-rus)(kal-er-EE-aa-na):
Brassicaceae:brassicaceae iberis sempervivens:Purity Candytuft,:A low growing compact Candytuft.:(eye-BEER-is) (sem-per-VY-renz):4.11.5
Iridaceae::Walberton Yellow Crocosmia:A yellow blooming Crocosmia.:(kroh-KOZ-mee-uh):
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::Oranges and Lemons Gaillardia:A Gaillardia cultivar with a mix of oranges and yellows.:(gah-LARD-ee-uh):
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):
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
Asclepiadaceae ::Butterflyweed:Pictures of plants growing in garden sites.:(as-KLEE-pi-as)(tuu-be-ROW-sa):aaa
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
Dryopteridaceae::Many Finered Male Fern, Linearis Polydactyla Male Fern:A male fern cultivar with very thin, dark green fronds with crested tips.:(dry-OP-ter-iss):
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