Sedum populifolium ‘Maurie’s Form’

Poplar-leaved Stonecrop ‘Maurie’s Form’
Family: Crassulaceae (Orphine Family)
     
·      Hardiness Zones:  3-9
·      Height: 6-12 inches
·      Spread: 23 inches
·      Bloom Time: July
·      Bloom: light pink flowers in terminal clusters 2-3 inches wide
·      Light: full sun to part shade
·      Soil: well-drained; drought tolerant
·      Moisture: medium to dry
·      Use: alpine and rock gardens, ground cover, containers
·      Care: low maintenance
·      Concerns: no serious insect or disease problems
·      Native to: Eastern Siberia
·      Notes: shrub-like with upright to arching, woody, brown stems; green leaves are flat and sharply-toothed on stalks; long-lived and hardy; rabbit resistant; salt tolerant
·      Supplier: The Flower Factory
·      Teaching Garden Location & Code: Rock Garden C260

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Sedum forsterianum ‘Antique Grill’

Stonecrop ‘Antique Grill’
Family: Crassulaceae (Orphine Family)
      
·      Hardiness Zones:  3-9
·      Height: 3-6 inches
·      Spread: 8-12 inches
·      Bloom Time: June to July
·      Bloom: star-shaped yellow flowers
·      Light: full sun
·      Soil: gritty, well-drained
·      Moisture: dry to medium; needs good drainage; drought tolerant
·      Use: alpine and rock gardens, borders, banks, containers; attracts butterflies
·      Care: low maintenance; divide clumps every 2-3 years in early spring; cut back winter-damaged foliage to encourage new growth 
·      Concerns: no serious insect or disease problems
·      Native to: Western Europe
·      Notes: mounds of feathery-textured, bluish gray foliage with copper tips; rabbit resistant; salt tolerant
·      Supplier: The Flower Factory
·      Teaching Garden Location & Code: Rock Garden C259

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Geum hybrida ‘Sunkissed Lime’

Geum, Avens ‘Sunkissed Lime’
Family: Rosaceae (Rose Family)


      
·      Hardiness Zones:  5-8
·      Height: 8-12 inches
·      Spread: 14-16 inches
·      Bloom Time: May to September
·      Bloom: masses of bright orange flowers above lime green foliage; mature to fluffy seedheads
·      Light: full sun to part shade 
·      Soil: average, well-drained soils; will not survive wet, poorly drained soils
·      Moisture: medium
·      Use: borders, rock gardens, ground cover; cut flower; attracts butterflies and bees
·      Care: low maintenance; deadhead for more blooms
·      Concerns: no serious insect or disease problems; may be short-lived in heavy clay soils and/or hot summer climates
·      Native to: species native to parts of Western Asia and Southeastern Europe
·      Notes: low mound of sun-tolerant, brilliant lime foliage ; rabbit resistant
·      Supplier: The Flower Factory
·      Teaching Garden Location & Code: Welcome Garden B131

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Iris sibirica ‘Painted Woman’

Siberian Iris ‘Painted Woman’
Family: Iridaceae (Iris Family)


      
·      Hardiness Zones:  3-9
·      Height: 24 inches
·      Spread: 24-30 inches
·      Bloom Time: May to June
·      Bloom: fragrant; blue-pearl upright standard petals surrounded by rippled red-rose falls with golden accents
·      Light: full sun to part shade
·      Soil: rich, moist soil that is moderately acidic (5.2-6.4)
·      Moisture: medium, drought tolerant once established
·      Use: mixed perennial bed; cut flower; attracts butterflies and bees
·      Care: divide plants when overcrowded; remove flowering stems promptly after bloom 
·      Concerns: no serious insect or disease problems
·      Native to: species native to Europe, central Asia and Siberia
·      Notes: slightly arching, narrow grass-like leaves; deer and rabbit resistant; tolerate salt and black walnut trees
·      Supplier: The Flower Factory
·      Teaching Garden Location & Code: Welcome Garden B125

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