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