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  • Intro Week Plants
    Introduction to Horticulture
  • Sunflower
    Helianthus annuas
    Annual
    Mature Size: 4-10 ft.
    Hardiness: N/A
    Sun Exposure: Full Sun
    Bloom Color: Bright Yellow
    Bloom Time: Mid Summer to Early Fall
    Other details:
    This plant is attractive to bees, butterflies and/or birds
    Average Water Needs
    Self-sows freely; deadhead if you do not want volunteer seedlings next season
    This plant is resistant to deer
  • Calendula
    Pot Marigold or English Marigold
    Plant type: Annual, Herb
    Height: 12" to 24“, Spread: 4" to 6"
    Exposure: full sun
    Blooms: Yellow/Orange
    best in Spring and Fall
    Soil Condition: Moist
    Landscape Uses: Border, Container, Massing,
    Used to repel insects in vegetable gardens
    Cool season marigold – fades in summer heat, rebounds when weather cools
  • Joe Pye Weed
    Eupatorium
    Plant type: Perennial
    USDA Hardiness Zones: 4-8
    Height: 4-6’ Spread: 2-3’
    Exposure: Full Sun
    Bloom Color: Purple, White
    Bloom Time: Early fall, Late summer
    Leaf Color: Green, Purple
    Landscape Uses: Back of garden, Woodland garden
    Special Features: North American native, Fragrant foliage, Attracts butterflies, Suitable for cut flowers, Medicinal Herb
  • Dragon TreeDracaena
    Indoor foliage plant
    Hardiness: N/A
    Bright indirect light
    Temperature: 60 – 75
    Keep soil moist – don’t allow to dry out
    Can reach up to 10’ tall
    Long variegated leaves
    may have red or yellow lines
    Pests: Mealy bugs or scale