Intro week plants

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Intro week plants

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

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