Plant Name: Lagerstroemia Common Name: Crepe Myrtle Plant type: Deciduous Ornamental Tree Height: Large trees 20 ft & up,Small trees 10 -20 ft, Shrubs 5-10 ft, Dwarf shrubs 2-3 ft Bloom Time: Late Summer Flower Color: White, Pink, Red, Purple Exposure: Full Sun (afternoon shade in hot summer areas) Soil Requirements: Well Drained Acidic Soil Water Needs: Moist Attributes: Very Showy Flowers, Fall Leaf Color Note: Blooms on new growth. Prune late winter or early spring before leaves form. Lightly fertilize with balanced fertilizer 10-10-10 in the spring, do not over fertilize. Uses: Accent Tree, Ornamental, Shrubs & small trees in perennial beds, small shrubs as border planting Native to: China USDA Hardiness Zone: 7-9
Plant Name: 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 Maintenance Note: Berries are poisonous to humans! Uses: Woodland plant, Naturalizing, Native Wildflower Native to: Eastern North America USDA Hardiness Zone: 3-9
Plant Name: Cobaea sandens Common Name: Cup & Saucer Vine
Family: Polemoniaceae Plant type:Sub-tropical Vine (annual below zone 9) Height: 10-25 feet Bloom Time:Seasonal (In a greenhouse it flowers year round) FlowerColor: Violet or White Exposure:Full Sun Soil Requirements: Rich, moist, good drainage Water Needs: Medium Attributes:Showy Bell Flowers, Fragrant, Attracts Hummingbirds & Butterflies Note: Mexico native, flowers last 4 days, Circa 1828 ~ RHS Award of Garden Merit Start seeds indoors 8-10 weeks before last frost.
Uses: Garden wall, Fence and Trellis plant, Container plant with adequate support, USDA Zone: 9-11
Check your local nurseries and garden center for seeds and/or plants.
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
Plant Name: Physocarpus capitatus
Cultivar: Pacific Ninebark Plant type: Deciduous shrubs Height: 6ft to 15 ft (depends on the amount of sun it gets) Bloom Time: May- June FlowerColor: White dome-shaped flowers Exposure: Sun Sun or Shade ( it grows along stream banks) Soil Requirements: Humus rich soil
Water Needs: Moist to wet Attributes: NW native plant, Attracts bees & butterflies, Showy flowers, Seeds for birds Notes: No Pests Uses: Permaculture landscaping, Winter Interest (bark & seeds), Erosion control USDA Zone: 4-10