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Judy’s favorite landscape plants

  1. 1. Judy’s Favorite Landscape Plants June 2011
  2. 2. GROUND COVER
  3. 3. Thyme <ul><li>Fragrant </li></ul><ul><li>Bees love it! </li></ul><ul><li>Spreads easily </li></ul><ul><li>Deer-resistant </li></ul>
  4. 4. Sedum…all varieties <ul><li>‘ Angelina’ </li></ul><ul><li>Colorful all year long </li></ul><ul><li>Drought-tolerant </li></ul><ul><li>Grows rapidly </li></ul>
  5. 5. Crimson Clover <ul><li>Great cover crop—adds nitrogen when tilled under </li></ul><ul><li>Bees love it! </li></ul>
  6. 6. GRASSES
  7. 7. Japanese Blood Grass When the sun shines through, it looks like stained glass!
  8. 8. Orange Sedge
  9. 9. SHRUBS
  10. 10. Doublefile Viburnum ‘Shasta’ <ul><li>Late spring flowers </li></ul><ul><li>Low maintenance </li></ul><ul><li>Mason bees love it! </li></ul>
  11. 11. Staghorn Sumac (Rhus) <ul><li>Low maintenance </li></ul><ul><li>Drought tolerant </li></ul><ul><li>Beautiful fall color </li></ul><ul><li>Fuzzy stem </li></ul><ul><li>Also: ‘Tiger Eyes’ has yellow–lime leaves & is more shrub-like. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Elderberry ‘Black Lace’
  13. 13. Spirea ‘Goldflame’ <ul><li>Low maintenance </li></ul><ul><li>Mounding habit </li></ul><ul><li>Bright pink flowers </li></ul><ul><li>Evergreen foliage </li></ul>
  14. 14. Pieris ‘Valley Valentine’ <ul><li>Med-size shrub </li></ul><ul><li>Evergreen </li></ul><ul><li>Attracts Mason bees </li></ul><ul><li>Blooms Feb  Mar </li></ul><ul><li>Deer resistant </li></ul>
  15. 15. Ninebark ‘Dart’s Gold’ <ul><li>Exquisite leaf color </li></ul><ul><li>Drought tolerant </li></ul>
  16. 16. My newest Ninebark ‘Center Glow’
  17. 17. Nandina ‘Gulf Stream’
  18. 18. Rosa rugosa ‘Hansa’ <ul><li>Blooms all summer! </li></ul><ul><li>Makes a nice hedge </li></ul><ul><li>Drought tolerant </li></ul><ul><li>Very fragrant </li></ul><ul><li>Great rose hips </li></ul><ul><li>Attracts bees & butterflies </li></ul>
  19. 19. Camellia <ul><li>Evergreen </li></ul><ul><li>Nice color in early spring </li></ul><ul><li>Some fragrant </li></ul>
  20. 20. TREES
  21. 21. All kinds of Maples… <ul><li>Japanese maples, Vine maples, Full moon maples </li></ul>
  22. 22. Coral Bark Maple
  23. 23. PERENNIALS
  24. 24. Bleeding Heart ( Dicentra ) <ul><li>Great for shade </li></ul>
  25. 25. Cape Fuchsia ( Phygelius ) Hummers love ‘em! <ul><li>‘ Purple Prince’ ‘Moonraker’ ‘Cherry Ripe’ </li></ul>This one glows at twilight!!
  26. 26. Catmint ( Nepeta ‘Walker’s Low’) <ul><li>Flowers May to Nov. </li></ul><ul><li>Drought tolerant </li></ul><ul><li>Bees love it! </li></ul><ul><li>Cats appreciate it, but don’t destroy it! </li></ul>
  27. 27. Euphorbia <ul><li>‘ Tasmanian Tiger’ ‘Fireglow’—summer & fall </li></ul>CAUTION: These are poisonous, so keep children and pets away.
  28. 28. Hummingbird mint ( Agastache ) <ul><li>My hummers’ favorite! </li></ul><ul><li>Spreads nicely </li></ul><ul><li>Blooms all summer </li></ul>‘ Salmon and Pink’ ‘ Raspberry Summer’
  29. 29. Crocosmia <ul><li>Multiplies easily </li></ul><ul><li>Nice color </li></ul><ul><li>Attracts hummers </li></ul>
  30. 30. Echinacea <ul><li>Birds like them </li></ul><ul><li>Self-seeding </li></ul><ul><li>Variety of colors </li></ul>
  31. 31. Hellebores <ul><li>‘ Ivory Prince’ (one of the few upright blossoms) </li></ul>
  32. 32. Penstemon <ul><li>Deer-resistant </li></ul><ul><li>Attract hummers </li></ul><ul><li>Bloom all summer </li></ul>
  33. 33. Rudbeckia
  34. 34. Toad Lily <ul><li>Likes shade </li></ul><ul><li>Grows about 4’ tall </li></ul><ul><li>Interesting flowers </li></ul>
  35. 35. Lobelia cardinalis
  36. 36. Hardy Fuchsias <ul><li>Upright </li></ul><ul><li>Like shade </li></ul><ul><li>Attract hummers </li></ul>
  37. 37. Oriental & Asiatic Lilies
  38. 38. Trumpet Lily
  39. 39. Tree Lily
  40. 40. Oriental Lily-’Casablanca’ <ul><li>Huge, fragrant flowers ! </li></ul>
  41. 41. Oriental Lily ‘Stargazer’
  42. 42. Asiatic lily—’Blackout’ <ul><li>My favorite </li></ul><ul><li>About 4’ high </li></ul>
  43. 43. Oriental Lily--‘Tiger Woods’ <ul><li>6’ tall </li></ul>
  44. 44. Tango Lilies <ul><li>‘ Cappucino’ ‘Olina’ </li></ul>
  45. 46. Roses I don’t buy them unless they are fragrant!
  46. 47. <ul><li>If you want to know more about any of these plants, email : [email_address] </li></ul>

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