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12 Oct
Rock Garden North

ROCK GARDEN NORTH PLANT LIST: Iris germanica ‘Beverly Sills’  (IRIS) Allium senescens  (ORNAMENTAL CHIVES) Salvia argentea (BIENNIAL SAGE) Salvia nemerosa ‘Caradonna’ (SAGE) Origanum laevigatum ‘Herrenhausen’  (OREGANO) Schizachyrium scoparium ‘The Blues’  (LITTLE BLUESTEM) Achillea millefolium ‘Moonshine’   (YARROW) Papaver  (CALIFORNIA POPPY-self seeding) Rosa ‘Flower Carpet Pink’ (SHRUB ROSE) Pennisetum orientale 'Karley Rose'...

12 Oct
Shade Garden by the Road

This is a dry shade garden with tree root competition. A large ash provides shade; a sugar maple was recently lost in fall storm. New trees have been planted to eventually provide more shade. Some of the plants that thrive in this garden include: Hamamelis x...

12 Oct
Sloping Garden along Stone Wall

This garden is in shade most of the day. A strong backbone of flowering shrubs is graced by drifts of perennials. Something is always in bloom from February through November. Examples of plants in this garden include: Brunnera macrophylla (PERENNIAL FORGET-ME-NOT) Leucojum astivum (SUMMER SNOWFLAKE) Geranium phaeum ‘Sambor’ ...

12 Oct
Telephone Pole Garden

TELEPHONE POLE GARDEN PLANT LIST: Crambe maritima  (SEA KALE) Spiraea albiflora  (SPIREA) Salvia nemerosa ‘Caradonna’  (SAGE) Rosa rugosa ‘Linda Campbell’   (ROSE) Vitex agnus-castus (CHASTE TREE) Knautia macedonia  (FIELD SCABIOSA) Physostegia virginiana ‘Variegata’   (VARIEGATED OBEDIENT PLANT) Gentiana makinoi ‘Royal Blue’  (GENTIAN) Hibiscus moscheutos ‘Disco Belle’  (ROSE MALLOW) Rudbeckia nitida ‘Herbstsonne’  (BLACK-EYED SUSAN) Persicaria amplexicaulis ‘Firetail’  (FLEECEFLOWER) Perovskia atriplicifolia ...