Horticulture Report:White baneberry

Plant Name: Actaea pachypodadoll-s-eyes-white-baneberry-actaea-pachypoda
Common Name:  White baneberry (Doll’s Eyes)
Plant type: Herbaceous perennial
Height: 1- 2 feet
Spread: 3 feet
Bloom Time: May to June
Flower Color: White
Exposure: Part to Full Shade
Soil Requirements: Rich, Loamy, Good drainage
Water Needs: Regular watering
Attributes: Fragrant Showy Flowers,  Shiny White Berries, Low Maintenancedolls-eye_white-baneberry
Note: Berries are poisonous to humans!
Uses: Woodland plant, Naturalizing, Native Wildflower
Native to: Eastern North America
USDA Hardiness Zone: 3-9

Horticulture Report: Mountain Fleece

Plant Name: Persicaria amplexicaulis

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Persicaria amplexicaulis

Common Name:  Mountain Fleece
Plant type: Herbaceous perennial
Height: 3-4 feet
Spread: 3-4 feet
Bloom Time: June to October
Flower Color: Crimson red
Exposure: Full sun, Part shade (hot regions)
Soil Requirements: Humus
Water Needs: Medium to wet
Attributes: Showy “bottlebrush” flower, Attracts  Birds & Butterflies, Tolerate deer
Note:  Low Maintenance
Uses: Perennial border, Water Gardens
Native to: China, the Himalayas and Pakistan
USDA Hardiness Zone: 4 to 7

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Horticulture Report: Brunnera macrophylla

Brunnera macrophyllaPlant Name: Brunnera macrophylla
Cultivar: Siberian Bugloss, Brunnera Heart-Leaf
Plant type: Perennial [Forget-Me-Not]
Height:   12- 18 inches
Bloom Time: Mid to late spring
Flower Color: Blue
Sun: Part shade [4-6 hrs of sun], Full Shade [4 hrs of sun]
Soil Requirements: Well-drained fertile soil, tolerates damp soil.
Water Needs: Medium
Attributes: Heart-shaped leaves, Deer & Rabbit Resistant, Mounding Form, Non-Invasive, Easy Care.
Uses: Naturalizing, Beds & Borders, Containers,  Woodland Gardens, Mass Planting
Note: ‘Jack Frost’ variety tolerates summer heat better [Not more sun…more heat]
USDA Zone: 3 to 7 ( Zone 8 too but it needs more water)

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Horticulture Report: Yellow-wax Bells

Plant Name: Kirengeshoma palmatayellow-wax-bells
Common Name:  Yellow-wax Bells
Plant type:  
Herbaceous perennial
Height:  
3 -4.5 ft
Bloom Time:
Late Summer
Flower Color:
Yellow -Bell shaped
Exposure:  
Full to Part Shade
Soil Requirements: Humus rich acidic, well-drained soils
Water Needs:  Regular: keep moist
Attributes:  
Large Maple-shaped leaves, Clusters of yellow flowers, Pearl-sized buds, Dainty nodding bells, Showy fruit, Year-round interest
Note:
Highly prized
Uses:   
Mass plantings, Woodland Gardens, Shade Gardens,  Specimen plant, Winter Interest
Native to:
Mountainous regions of Japan to Korea
USDA Hardiness Zone: 5-8