January speaker

by CarolConnor ~ February 2, 2011

30 PLANTS THAT PAY THE RENT – ADRIANA O’SULLIVAN
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PERENNIALS:
1 Alchemilla mollis – Lady’s Mantle
2 Bulbs: crocus, iris reticulata, tulips, daffodils, camassia, allium
3 Clematis
4 Euphorbia polychroma- Cushion Spurge
5 Geranium x cantabrigiense ‘Biokovo’ + ‘Karmina’ – Cranesbill Geranium
6 Helleborus orientalis, Helleborus niger, Helleborus foetidus
7 Hemerocallis, Daylilies
8 Heuchera, purple, variegated, lime, caramel, etc.
9 Hostas: June, Northern Halo, Great Expectation, Wide Brim, etc.
10 Ornamental Grasses:
Miscanthus sinensis “Morning Light”, “Variegatus”, “Zebrinus”, Calamagrostis ‘Avalanche’ & ‘Karl Foerster’
Panicum virgatum ‘Prairie Sky’ & ‘’Prairie Fire’ & ‘’Ruby Ribbons’, ‘Shenandoah’
Pennisetum alopecuroides ‘Hameln’
SHRUBS:
1 Deutzia gracilis ‘Nikko’ & ‘Chardonnay Pearls’1 1/2 ‘ tall
2 Cotinus coggygria – Purple or golden Smoke Bush, large
3 Fothergilla major – large
4 Hamamelis x intermedia ‘Jelena – Witchhazel, 10’
5 Hydrangea arborescens ‘Annabelle’, 5’ tall, Hydrangea quercifolia – Oakleaf Hydrangea, 6-8’ tall
6 Ilex glabra ‘Shamrock’ – Inkberry- evergreen, 6-8’ tall
7 Physocarpus opulifolius – Ninebark, 5-10’ tall, Cultivars: Diabolo, Coppertina, Summer Wine
8 Picea pungens ‘Montgomery’ – Dwarf Blue Spruce, evergreen, 3-6’ tall
9 Spiraea bumalda ‘Anthony Waterer’, 4-5’ tall, Spiraea bumalda ‘Goldmound’, 3-4’ tall
Spirea thunbergii Ogon 3-5’ tall
10 Viburnum plicatum tom. ‘Mariessii’, 8-10’ tall, Viburnum x burkwooddii ‘Mohawk’, 6- 8’ tall
TREES
;1 Acer griseum – Paperbark Maple, 20’-30’ tall
2 Acer japonicum , Acer palmatum atropurpureum ‘Bloodgood’, Red Jap. Maple,15-25’ tall, Acer palmatum dissectum – Threadleaf Jap. Maple, 6-8’ tall
3 Betula nigra ‘Heritage’- River Birch, 40-70’ tall
4 Chamaecyparis ‘Nana Gracilis’, dwarf Hinoki
5 Cercis Canadensis – Eastern Redbud, 20-30’ tall, Cercis Canadensis ‘Forest Pansy’, has purple foliage
6 Cornus kousa – Japanese Dogwood, 20-30’ tall, Cornus mas – Cornelian Cherry Dogwood, 20-25’ tall
Cornus hybrid ‘Stellar Pink’, 20-30’ tall
7 Magnolia tripetala – Umbrella Magnolia, 30-40’ tall, Magnolia stellata – Star Magnolia, 15-20’ tall
8 Oxydendrum arboreum – Sourwood Tree, 25-30’ tall
9 Sciadopitys verticillata – Jap. Umbrella Pine, 20-30’ tall
10 Styrax obassia – Fragrant Snowbell, 20-30’ tall

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