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-Pinnate compound leaves 4-12 in
- Sun to Partial Shade - Average Water Needs - Prefers rich moist soil but is adaptable to less than optimal situations.
20-30 ft. (6-9 m)
North America southeastern and
Vigorous dense creeping foliage and ornate floral displays; provides shade and wildlife interest to the staircase shaft trellisIt is best used in woodland gardens and natural areas where it has space to grow. It will quickly cover fences and other structures . Trumpet creeper is one of the best plants for attracting hummingbirds to your yard as it produces quantities of nectar rich blossoms all summer long.
(10.2-30.5 cm) long that cover the vine in a dense cloak of bright green foliage -7-15 oval leaflets that have serrated edges
Flower: Showy clusters of yellow orange to red trumpet-shaped flowers
Gulf Coast region of the United States
- Deciduous tree - Crooked, spreading
- Good in dry, rocky areas - Full sun to mostly shade - Prefers acidic, well-drained soil
3.5²5.5 m (11²18ft.)
Leaf: Alternate arrangement, deciduous,odd-pinnately compound, ovate-shaped, dark green
In the eastern US from southeastern Maine, west to Michigan, and south to Texas and Florida
Tall slender stems display tufts of foliage and flower panicles high above the roof terraces, insuring visibility at street level. Flame poor sumac soils pioneers and and
Flame sumac Shining Sumac or Winged Sumac
Flower dioeciousgreenish-yellow flowers
flame-red fall color. Its showy fall foliage provides an added benefit. Winged sumac grows well in urban areas where air pollution, poor drainage and
Fruit hairy, red drupe borne in terminal panicles showy
compacted soil prevent most small trees from surviving. It is used in buffer strips, highway projects. medians and reclamation
but a low. trifoliate.The root is astringent due to its tannin content and contains an alkaloid that lowers blood pressure New Jersey tea. Rhusaromatica Anacardiaceae . fragrant and hairy southern Quebec south to the extreme north of Georgia. grow in clumpy. deciduous. Jersey tea ceanothus Fruit:Dry. . dehiscent. Ceanothusamericanus Buckthorn (Rhamnaceae) . with four per fruit 5. alternate. similar to the growing substrate installed on the staircase shaft. whooping cough.Leaves are used for Sweet fern rhizomatous shrub Leaves: simple.Irregular crown and Fragrant sumac dense . seed capsules banks or lakeshores. and Stem: red-brown to grey west to Minnesota potpourri. and on gentle slopes. North America It can often be located in forest clearings or verges. Tea made from its roots isdrank to relieve toothache. woody roots that reach deep into the earth -Dry plains. on The snowball-like floral display is prairies.New Jersey tea. or similar untreed areas . deciduous. digestive problems. Fruits may be eaten raw. bronchitis.5 m Foliage:Deciduous Native to eastern North America. axillary peduncles. 18²42 in Flower: white.Not a fern. having many thin branches. burlish. glossy dark green Native to eastern United States Large colonies offer brilliant scarlet fall color in their native environment along limestone cliffs and rocky bluffs of the . 4.3.Well-drained. Seeds : in bur like heads. and fernlike.Full sun to mostly shade . -Root system is thick with fibrous root hairs close to the surface -Stout. acid. sandy or gravelly soils 1. Comptoniaperegrina Myricaceae .Deciduous shrub . around 2 m Leaf: Alternate arrangement. from This East Coast native can be found growing in sandy soils and dry hillsides with low organic content. spleen pain and as a sedative . dry.Prefers acidic. bringing aesthetic interest to the staircase shaft plant community.Sandy or rocky soil conspicuous in native meadows and garden beds. ovate-shaped. asthma.inflorescences on lengthy. and tea made from the leaves has been used to relieve symptoms of Flowers: catkins clustered a t ends of the branches dysentery. and the fresh leaves are used as a lining in fruit baskets to help preserve the fruits.Shrub.
5 to 7 leaflets.Medium to wet 90-185 cm Flower: Pink.Medium. linear or narrowly 20 cm Flower: Short inflorescence. Crassulaceae . entire or sparingly toothed.Dicot . . becoming a conspicuous element in the neighborhood rooftop topography.Full sun to shade 6 to12in (15-30 cm) Fruit: Pod Flowers: Pale pink Native range extends from Georgia to Illinois and New York.A succulent plant producing mats or Worm leaf stonecrop clumps of lance-shaped. Rosa Carolina Rosaceae .Suckers well-drained soil Flowers: dioeciously yellow flowers Chesapeake Watershed. alternate . 5 petals. and wilder gardens. . and it has introduced populations in Ontario 8. sometimes with red veins. Rose hip skin used as treatment for upset stomach . strong fragrance. sandy Leaf:Alternate arrangement. Native to western North America from British Columbia and Alberta to northern California to Wyoming The seasonal transition from A rare native that does well on exposed rock outcrops as well as gardens and landforms that are the analogs of the ASLA green roof ·s south wave on terra firma. average diameter 2".A herbaceous plant with succulent stems.Regular water . the thick foliage creates a green cap over the staircase shaft. Sedum telephioides. deciduous Allegheny stonecrop erect stems Leaf:Oblong or oval. Sedum stenopetalum Crassulaceae . punctuated by yellow floral blooms in mid-summer. making it well-suited to exposed conditions. yellow petals.A shrub in the rose family Pasture rose . Hylotelephiumtelephioides summer-green to winter-red foliage.Sun -Humus. roadsides.24-26°C (75-78°F) . linear. or three-lobed leaves . Fruit: hairy.Full sun . borne mostly solitary bloom form Native to eastern North America A rugged rose well suited to meadows. Fruit: Showy .Perennial.brancheshaveascendi ng tips . loam. armed with thorns / prickles . red drupe 6. provides a distinctjagged texture year-round to the south wave.Mesic-dry soil . make jelly and tea 7.
9.Heat Tolerant under 6 in.. average moist. 10.Perennialherb linear-lanceolate and strongly keeled or nerved on the upper surface. it is an excellent selection for difficult sites such as banks and rocky areas.Succulent . Sedum floriferum ´Weihenstephaner Goldµ Crassulaceae . bronze-orange flowers mass planting. heat & 0. Orostachysboehmeri Crassulaceae . Sedum sexangulare Crassulaceae . yellow-tinted. Siberia A low-growing sedum spreads trailing stems across forming a the substrate surface.33 Leaf: Six spiral rows of small Native to Europe and A beautiful and tough sedum brings . oval.Low-growing stonecrop that . crooked or worm-like. rosette of rough. Hence.Prefers well-drained.Succulent .0. dry soil 4-6 in (10 . clusters of star-shaped. 11. yellow.17 .15 cm) Foliage: serrated Blue-green. succulent green leaves sharply toothed near the ends.Drought tolerant .Average Water Needs . It also can be used as a container plant. edges.Full Sun . Hardy Duncecap Flower: White sedum plant palette of the south wave. silver/gray succulent North Asia The conical arrangement of the flower spike and whorled silvery leaves add a curious texture to the low-growing Sedum boehmeri. well-drained areas with full sun. dense groundcover in slightly red.Cactus . It grows well grows well near water gardens or ponds . evergreen . triangular.Flowers appear on reddish stems rising above the thick. with sharply pointed tips. may slightly turn Native to Kamchatka. . dark green leaves Stonecrop spreads by trailing stems to form an attractive ground cover. (15 cm) Foliage: Grown for foliage. It can be a good container plant and also the Flower: White.Full sun or shade .Perennial.Drought.
. but tolerates a wide range of conditions. At full size they are overlain with gray and blend to maroon at the Two-row stonecrop. 'Voodoo' is a creeping evergreen sedum. When young and small the leaves are green. (15-30 cm) Foliage:The cylindrical to spherical leaves are pale to dark green and sometimes red-flushed. Prized for the colors of its leaves and stems. forming lush green mats of small succulent leaves Flower: White.Dry to Normalwater range ft. Sedums are excellent grown in the rock Flower: Yellow. Native to rocky areas of Europe. 6-12 in. intricate texture to the plant palette and the reliability of a tried -and-true green roof plant ( also planted on terrace) . Light Pink. It isnice in a rock garden and for planting in green roofs or in rock walls. Flat clusters of small starry white to pinkish flowers appear from late spring into summer. dry to medium moisture. branching edges. silvery or mi d green leaves Asia. well-drained soils .Part shade to full sun .Drought-tolerant. cylindrical leaves.Ground covers humidity tolerant .Creeping evergreen perennial is a verdant . mat-forming. Stem: Fleshy bearing terminal rosettes of stiff 12. dark mahogany-leaved Stem: Creeping. Sedum spurium´Voodooµ Crassulaceae . sprawling.. obovate. evergreen Watch chain sedum Stonecrop Tasteless perennial with mat-forming growth habit . cactus and succulents . The stems are maroon too and . succulent. 13. It thrives in full sun. spoon shaped. (15 cm) Foliage:EvergreenSucculent. Sedum album ´Muraleµ Crassulaceae .Perennials.Drought-tolerant . particularly for hot. North Africa. Voodoo Stonecrop -A low-growing.Full Sun . dark maroon-red leaves are toothed near the ends Native to western Eurasia. Thick.Average. It is an excellent groundcover plant. and West Asia This drought-tolerant evergreen sedum forms a spreading mat of rounded leaves and stalks. containers between stepping stones or in wall nich es. star shaped 1/2 inch across garden. White stonecrop groundcover for sandy or gravelly soils in sun. dry sites.Tolerates some under 6 in.Full Sun .Vigorous.Some Sand to Some Clay .Well-drained soil. showy.
making the plant a tidy groundcover of unusual color. light shade . waxy and sometimes have red centers its brilliant yellow flowers and meandering pads are most effective at the front of mixed plantings.A prostrate spreading cactus with fibrous .Full sun to partial shade .Besides that. Native to the mountains of southern Europe The ´house leeksµ are an ancient group of green roof plants. It is an old time favorite used in concrete planters on either side of the front entry and great in window boxes or niches. It is useful in mixed borders and natural areas.Thrive in full sun . which Flower: Tiny. (8-10 in) Stem: Greenflattened and formed of segments. appear on branched stalks. Eastern Prickly Pear or Indian Fig roots -Mostly spineless or may have 1-2 whitish-brown spines along the edges Flower:Yellow to gold. evergreen. Opuntiahumifusa Cactaceae .Well-drained soil. barbed bristles are found around the surfaces of the segments Native cactus found in most of eastern North America The showy yellow flower and unique form bring an untamed curiousness to the crest of the south wave. found along the margins of mature segments. so they are mostly hidden below the leaves. Hardy prickly pear is low-growing and Prickly pear cactus.Tolerates poor soils and some drought under 6 in. succulent and can be green. 14. red.Cacti and other succulent Flower: Purple.Intolerant of shade Up to 2 ft. enriching the planting with horticultural allegory and providing a radiating texture to the Hens and chicks succulents that produce clusters of rosettes.Mat-forming . It is best when planted in groups or massed as a ground cover. . . star-shaped. rose-red flowers bloom in four-branched inflorescences rise to a uniform height. they run on the ground. purple or yellow.Dry to medium water need . .Sandy or gravelly soils stems root at the nodes. star-shaped plant palette. 15.Perennial . It thrives in rock gardens and containers.Well-drained soil. . it is an evergreen succulent with a mat forming growth habit.red or pink. Sempervivumtectorum Crassulaceae .stonecrop or sedum that is commonly grown as a ground cover. (15 cm) Leaf:In a basal rosette.
Found in dry or open Wild pink forest or woodland clearings.Herbaceous when young. mauve.Full sun and . the pulp is ruby red and tastes a little like watermelon. well-drained.Dry to medium water need . It is best in rock gardens and may be grown in border fronts and wildflower or native plant gardens. well-drained soils Leaf: Tufts of narrow. .Fruit:Juicy and edible red fruits measure from 3 -5 cm. tolerates rocky soils and hot areas. or pink Native to North America A vigorous. with its subtle north-facing slope. along paths. that bristle with sharp spines. opposite to clustered on the stemsand densely arranged. (4-10 in) Flower: Loose clusters of rose-pink flowers with five spreading wedge-shaped petals Native to Eastern ¢ral North America This species thrives in sandy to rocky soils in full sun with afternoon shade.Prefers moist. at foundations.Average. and at the edge of beds or low walls . either linear or awl -shaped (linear with a slightly swollen base). mat-forming phlox that thrives in well -drained soils with good sun exposure.Semi-evergreen . 0.2 cm) long. 17. white. flattened pads 2-6 in (5. needle-like. -Full sun to part shade . spreading. neutral to slightly alkaline pH soils 6 in Flower: Small. Foliage: Oblong. Phlox subulata Polemoniaceae -Creeper . similar to summer condition s found on the south wave. Mountain Phlox perennial or short semi-evergreen groundcover . offer a red-purple color to the rooftop palette.Perennial forb/herb . Moss Pink. lance-shaped basal leaves with smaller paired stem leaves. 16. blue. Silenecaroliniana Caryophyllaceae .1-15.75 to 1 ft. the abundant flowers Moss phlox. but semi-woody with age Foliage: Evergreen to semi-evergreen. dry to medium moisture. five-petaled flowers bloom in rose. This spring-flowering accent groundcoveris commonly found in rock gardens.
It will also thrive in crevices between rock walls.Full sun .Good drainage . 10 cm (5 in) Flower: Yellow Origin: Europe A strong. succulent. with irregular curves . easy to grow in the toughest situations.Drought tolerant 2-4 in (15 cm) Flower: Golden yellow.Grows in small bushes. making it an excellent plant for coverage and filling tight areas (also planted on terraces).glabrous bluish-green leaves erect along the stems for seeking out nooks and crannies in the garden. stone troughs. Sedum rupestre Crassulaceae . Grow well in full sun and well-drained substrates (also planted on terraces).Bright green jellybean foliage spreads to form solid mats . Blue Stonecrop.Brilliant yellow single flowers are .Partial to full sun . chartreuse/yellow.Naturally inhabits A fast-growing member of the green roof planting. Jenny's Stonecrop and Prick-madam softer tissue . three-sided rocky screes on mountainsides where conditions are both cold and dry 19. Reflexed Stonecrop. spreading on the ground produces attractive cactus-like form.A great ´parking lot plantµ. . rock gardens or pebbly sunny border edges. smooth-textured. Golden Ice Plant plentiful . this mat-forming Ice plant. Foliage: Bluish-green (spruce colored) linear.Watering. This is an extra vigorous form of the golden iceplant that tends to flowe r longer than the wild-type form. daisy-like Native of eastern South Africa .Resembling spruce branches. .Groundcover. Delospermanubigenum ´Basutolandµ Aizoaceae .Modern gardeners love the bright hues and neat habit of this adaptable succulent.18. perennials succulent with showy flowers is well suited to rooftop conditions.Groundcovers. Basutoland Hardy Ice Plant. 1/2" fleshy needle-like foliage forms a whorl around the stem. Foliage:Evergreen. Plant it in broad shallow containers. low-growing plant forms a mat of gray-blue foliage and is well reputed Spruce-leaved stonecrop. Sedum reflexum. but with .
Full sun. opposite leaves. to 3/4 inch wide. Talinumcalycinum Portulacaceae . rose. showy. (45-60 cm) Lea:Classy green leaves.75 ft. sand soil .Features pink to red.cactus/succulent 20. containers between stepping stones or in Flower: red. or sandy.5-0. 22. The perfect plant for a rock garden or xeric planting. Sedums are excellent grown in the rock garden.Drought-tolerant .A rock garden favorite. 5-8 petaled Leaf:Up to 3" long. . light green. and succulent Tropical America Well-suited to rocky soils and full sun. coral.Average Water under 6 in. succulent. 5-8 petaled flowers in cymes atop leafless stems . blanketing the ground and even climbing vertical surfaces where happy. Stem: Branch occasionally. variegated. semi-evergreen homogeny spurium-type ground covers. loam. leaf margin incised. pink. foliage of this tough of sedum greens break among the the Two-Row stonecrop rosy-red flowers. bronzy -red leaves Eastern Europe. star-shaped. gravelly. surrounded by finger-like leaves.Growing in large colonies in the wild. Sedum spurium´Fuldaglutµ Crassulaceae -Mat-forming species forms a carpet of . contrasting against green leaves with bronzy-maroon highlights. held in round corymbs wall niches(also planted on terraces). perennial. adding a slight verticality to the terrace texture (also planted on terraces). cloud-like texture . flattened. it survives drought by storing water within its leaves. 21. (15 cm) Foliage:Evergreen. rounded. .Intolerant of competition from tall aggressive plants Flower: Pink tored. glabrous. obovate.Full sun to light shade . . this stonecrop works well as a groundcover or wall plant. horizontally colonizing. rocks and glades. 18-24 in.Prefer dry conditions. poisonous. green to blue-gray and glabrous 0. .Well Drained. the beautiful purple flowers and slender succulent leaves are curious additions to the roof ·s terraces. mostly basal Native to United States The inflorescences of this low-growing grass bring a light.Herbaceous. .Ornamental grasses and bamboo .Full Sun .A Missouri native perennial which most Fameflower Rock Pink often occurs in rocky soils. Eragrostisspectabilis Poaceae . and soil that is rocky.Tolerant infertile. Western Asia The red.
racemes or panicles. It looks good in containers and can be grown as a water conserving lawn when mowed to a 2 inch height.Average water Flower: Pretty reddish to with a hint of purple to the roof palette.Purple lovegrass .Dry to normal water range . makingBlue grama a natural choice for meadow gardens. separated by segments called internodes.Most commonly found from Alberta east to Manitoba and south across the Rocky Mountains. Grass: Herbs with cylindrical.Produces curious inflorescences suspended horizontally like tiny brushes from the top of each flowering stem.yield burgundy-red seeds. on a central stem. pendent. Boutelouagracilis Poaceae . ornamental grasses and bamboos. stiff inflorescence appears like reddish -purple clouds hovering at ground level. tiny flowers aggregated into highly modified clusters.Drought tolerant. purpled sprays of flowers and seeds.Some sand to some clay soil .Perennials . and Midwest states to Mexico The unique inflorescence of this drought-tolerant grass is suspended horizontally from the tip of the flower stalk. . flower and seeds are borne in spikes. bringing aesthetic interest to the roofs plant community. In late summer the fine -textured. .Narrow grasslike foliage. nodding. Native to dry plains of central North America . 15²30 cm Flower: Green to purple. perennials Stem:Composed of solids joints. with leaf Blue grama grass veins typically parallel to one another . . Short-grass prairies of North America are dominated by Bouteloua species. called nodes. Nodes are the points of attachment for leaves . green. jointed flowering stems (culms).Fluffy clouds of bronze-red inflorescences sandy and poor soils in full sun .Dappled to full sun Foliage: Deciduous. the leaf margins are most often smooth. Great Plains.Ground covers. hollow between the joints 23. and its tough foliage tolerates dry soils with low organic content in full sun.
5 ft. 2²3 cm long and 1 cm broad. . Its group. plantings of this perennial bulb on the street side Nodding onion. narrow. and self-seeds readily.Full sun to part shade Leaf: Hollow tubular. Allium schoenoprasum Alliaceae .. produced in a dense inflorescence of 10-30 together Seed: In a small three-valved capsule 25. emergence of a flower from a leaf. rich in organic matter . with numerous rounded heads of mauve flowers . Clumps can also be divided. and 2²3 mm in diameter. with a soft texture.Features clumps of flat. mass or use as an edger in herb gardens and vegetable gardens. Flower: Pale purple.Easily identified by itsdistinctive curved ´comblikeµ seedheads 24.The plant is hardy. It is Also effective as an ornamental (leaves may still be harvested) in rock gardens or border fronts and may be grown in pots. Bulb: An unsheathed slender conic bulb which gradually tapers directly into several native to North America from New York to British A native onion relative that displays inflorescences on long stalks. and grow in dense clusters from the roots. Allium cernuum Alliaceae . fragrant star-shaped with six petals. it may appear stiffer than usual.Make a neat clump of bright grassy leaves to about a foot high. Native Asia America to and Europe.A bulb-forming herbaceous perennial Chive plant. perennial. up to 50 cm long. lady's leek leaves . prior to the 1 to 1.Thrive in welldrained soil. grass-like .Full sun to part shade .Make useful flowers for a border . (30²50 cm) Bulb: Slender conical. although. North An incredible drought-tolerant bulb that brightens the north wave with reliable green foliage and large purple inflorescence that provides aesthetic and wildlife benefits.5 ft.Dry to medium 1 to 1. .
The leaves have Flower:Ray and disk flowers which are white to pink. disk flowers range from 15 to 40 Leaf: Grayish green. bipinnate or tripinnate. and very finely dissected. The plant has a relatively short life.Full sun. Common yarrow is a weedy species and can become invasive.Leaves are evenly distributed along the stem. A vigorous ´weedµ whose cultivated relatives often outcompete many other species in the typical garden setting.Responds best to soil that is poorly developed and well drained .Adaptable to a wide variety of soils and growing conditions. aromatic.Water regularly 0. but may be prolonged by dividing the plant every other year. Achilleamillefolium Asteraceae .Average. does not have bulblets in the inflorescence.Tiny bell-shaped. pink to lilac pink flowers which appear in loose.Best in sandy loams keeled grass-like leaves. bears a single flowering stem. water need . and likely to spread. . Native to the Northern Hemisphere. with the leaves near the middle and bottom of the stem being the largest. as well as from rooftop terraces. nodding umbel of white or rose flowers. well-drained soil .Drought tolerant . cauline and more or less clasping. Flower:Mature into spherical crested fruits which later split open to reveal the dark shiny seeds. .Have an oniony smell when cut or bruised. forms dense apart. which terminates in a downward Columbia south to Virginia and Kentucky and south in the mountains if the north wave ensures their visibility from the street at ground level.Flowering plant .Prefers well.Leafless scapes rising slightly above the foliage. li ke soft dainty ferns. nodding clusters atop erect . and arranged spirally on the stems. generally 3 to 8 ray flowers that are ovate to round. Europe and western Asia. edible and has a strong onion flavor. dry to medium. . showy flowers 26.2 to 1m Leaf:5²20 cm long.An erect herbaceous . .drained soil .. and planting 12 to 18 inches Yarrow perennial plant that produces one to several stemsand has a rhizomatous growth form. almost feathery. . .
stout.Rose to purple. 28. . dry to medium moisture. 2 to 3 ft. prominent placement therein.varying degrees of hairiness spreading mats of lacy leaves from rhizomes that creep beneath the ground surface 27. fragrant. seeds 2-6. linear-lanceolate. blue. Tradescantiabracteata Commelinaceae . gray. but many The dusty silver foliage and erect habit of thus grass add unique texture and color to the north wave meadow. (30-45 cm) Stems:Erect. glabrous or sparsely soft-hairy at base. acidic soils. but mid-summer foliage decline is a potential disincentive for a Flowers:Stalks densely soft-hairy. very small flower head Native to North America where it is widespread coast to coast. It is an interesting and long-blooming perennial for native plant gardens. (30cm-1m) Flower: not showy. whose purple flowers bring aesthetic interest to the green roof plant community.Full sun -Average.A rhizomatous perennial herb Silver king . wild gardens or naturalized areas. well-drained soil . rock gardens. rounded. clump-forming . sepals 3. It is also effective in borders and Spiderwort herbaceous perennial . The well-drained soils and exposure to full sun on the north wave are ideal for this spiderwort. simple. soft-hairy. three-petaled flowers accented by contrasting yellow stamens open up. or rose. margins entire.Full sun . Fruits:Capsules. rarely branched.A compact.The stems and foliage are covered in woolly . rarely folded. pointed. parallel veined. glabrous or sparsely hairy Native to the New World from southern Canada south to northern Argentina.Prefers moist. petals 3. elliptic. creamy yellow. Artemisia ludoviciana Asteraceae . purple.Tolerant of poor soils 12-18 in. from terminal clusters (umbels) containing numerous flower buds Leaves:Alternate. stamens 6. flattened. margins sometimes purple. This drought-tolerant plant is well suited to .Best grown in Leaf:Colorful. filaments densely bearded.Dry to medium water need .
and smooth on the edge.Average. 24-36 in. . and using in dried arrangements: simply hang bunches upside-down in a warm dark room.Drought tolerant . lanceolate. offering a bright orange inflorescence to the roof ·s color palette. 29. aromatic subspecies are found only in the western United States gravely soil and competitive meadow conditions. dry to medium. alternate. are at the top of the flowering stem. . Asclepiastuberosa Apocynaceae . . or naturalized/native plant areas and also be effective in sunny borders.Herbaceous perennial . dry soils .gray or white hairs. sand or gravel soil. meadows. lance-shaped. lance-shaped leaves.Favors dry.Hairy stems with narrow. Plants form a bushy. well-drained soils . Eastern and southern United States A showy native milkweed that thrives in dry soils with low organic content. prairies. dry to medium.Typically grows in a . This is an outstanding silver-leaved perennial for any sunny border. Leaf: Spirally arranged.Full sun . 2²5 inches across. among other strong plants. discoid flower heads appear in dense panicles at the stem . with clusters of creamy flowers Stem: The top of the stem is occupied by a narrow inflorescence of many nodding flower heads. It is nice for cutting.Does poorly in moist to wet soils where plants are susceptible to root rot. pubescent and somewhat sage-like in appearance. (60-90 cm) Flower: Clustered orange or yellow flowers. Especially nice in tubs and containers with other perennials. It is commonly used in Butterfly gardens. provide a dark-green backdrop for the showy flower heads. silver-white. it brings wildlife interest in addition to its ability to live Butterfly milkweed clump to 1-3' tall and features clusters (umbels) of bright orange to yellow-orange flowers atop upright to reclining .Does well in poor. upright mound.Does not have milky-sapped stems.Forms a spreading clump of generally erect poor to moderately fertile.Each small head is a cup of hairy phyllaries surrounding a center of yellowish disc florets in July. well-drained soils . pointed.The tiny yellowish-gray. Itsseed pods are valued in dried flower arrangements. but has also been reported on stream margins.
Grow in full sun or in very light shade . Native to Western N. and well-drained soil. one-sided. gray-downy stems produce terminal. As it is easily recognized. Stem: Clumps of slender. lance-shaped. America This conspicuous inhabitant of native fields colonizes and establishes itself readily. and can grow in heavy clay soil -Requires dry or moist. yellow .Prefers light (sandy).Can be distinguished by its nodding head and stiffer pubescence. 30. Old field goldenrod . yellow. medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils.) Flower: Tiny flowers in plume-shaped clusters up to 6 inches tall.The stalk itself is covered witha fine down. serving a didactic and aesthetic purpose. coarsly-toothed. Solidagonemoralis Asteraceae -Flowering prairie plant . usually near the top of the plant.Flowers give way to prominent. 6-30 in (1 1/2-2 ft. . occur on the upper side of hairy stalks which arch out and downward creating a vase-shaped flower cluster. spindle-shaped seed pods (3-6" long) which split open when ripe releasing numerous silky-tailed seeds for dispersal b y the wind.. and become broadest near their tips. and ends in a plume-like cluster of yellow flowers. it brings meadow analogies to the rooftop. Leaf: Thin.
hairy. Flower: Pale yellow. Tennessee and Arkansas. well-drained soil . daisy -like flowers with untoothed rays and darker yellow center disks .5 to 2 ft. native plant gardens or cottage gardens. pot -of-gold perennial with three-parted threadlike leaves arranged in opposite pairs or in whorls of three. covered by coarse hair.A bushy.Flowers are produced abundantly in loose. it is also a g ood plant for areas with poor. and south Florida. making the species well suited to harsh environments. Black-eyed . thread leaf coreopsis.Flowers having dark purplish brown Black-eyed susan centers.The foliage looks a little like that of cosmos . drought and a Flower: Inflorescences 2 to 3 ft. dry soils.plumes that gives the per ennial a vase-shaped appearance Seed: Single(achenes) and have tufts of fine hair at the tips.Tolerates heat. wiry stems 32. to northern . and dry fields. medium moisture. . humidity and drought. It is good to be a border planting which can be effective in naturalized areas.Tolerant of heat. well-drained soils . Coreopsis verticillata Asteraceae . hairy.Full sun. open clusters on thin. yet elegant. appear singly in loose clusters (cymes) Grow naturally in the southeastern United Numerous yellow blooms and vigorous growth characteristics make this well suited to the stresses of rooftop gardens. States from Maryland and Virginia to West Virginia.Dry to medium moisture.A coarse. whorled coreopsis. (1-2m) Leaf: Mostly basal leaves 10-18 cm long. Rudbeckiahirta Asteraceae .Full sun. . much-branched Thread-leaved tickseed. rough. . somewhat weedy plant that features -Average. roadsides. However. lance-shaped leaves Native to most of North America Central United States Usually inhabits waste -places. Leaf: Palmately 3-parted leaves with thread-like segments end a fine-textured and airy appearance to the plant 1. 31. . it displays a large composite flower similar to its commonly cultivated relatives but with the strength of a wild native.
6-12 in. wildflower meadows. bluntly serrated above the middle and variable in shape.A vigorous. well-drained areas with full sun. Sedum spurium´John Creechµ Crassulaceae . glossy dark green. susan is an old. with yellow ray florets circling a brown. (15 cm) Foliage:Rubbery-textured. domed center of disc florets. evergreen perennial with trailing growth habit. Sedum kamtschaticum Crassulaceae . It is Leaves: Alternate. Native to the Caucasus region of The two-row stonecrop 'John Creech' is distinguished by its pink flowers. dark green and form a loose semi-evergreen mat. is toothed toward the apex or top half of the leaf.Grow in well-drained soil of moderate fertility that is neutral to slightly alkaline. dark chocolate-brown center disks. robust . succulent. It is a vigorous. forming a dense groundcover in Kamtchaticum sedum.Cactus and succulents . stone walls or as a ground cover on slopes or hills. 1/2 in. wide range of soils except poorly-drained wet ones.Leaves look like a small Pachysandra terminalis. used for dry areas in rock gardens.Full sun . Eastern Asia A low-growing sedum spreads trailing stems across the substrate surface. measuring 5-8 cm in diameter (up to 15 cm in some cultivars). native plant gardens and borders. cottage gardens. 33.Flowers yellow.daisy-like flowers with bright yellow to orange-yellow rays and domed. Fruit: Star-like. orange follicl es 34. (15-30 cm) Stem: Unbranched. star-shaped wall niches. familiar. as an edging in a perennial border. wide florets in flat terminal cymes of 6-10 florets. sometimes nostalgic and often cheri shed wildflower for naturalized areas.Semi-evergreen perennial . evergreen.Part shade to full sun under 6 in. Kamchatka Peninsula . evergreen . flat leaves with notched margins. small leaves. Sedums are excellent grown in the rock garden. . succulent. containers between ste pping stones or in Flower: Yellow. can be linear to spatulate(spoon shaped).
star-shaped flowers are borne on cone-shaped Native to the Canary islands It is pleasing to the eye. and pleasing to the touch. herbaceous.This low-branching succulent is easy to grow. As this suggests. dry to medium. -Grow along the . short stem .Can thrive in poor soil .A variety of Iris with evergreen foliage that . Nice little hardy.Needs well drained soil 60-120 cm Flower: Pale green. Fringed iris. sword-shaped leaves and pale lavender flowers with yellow-orange crests and fringed edges on the petals underground shoots grows on roofs. well-drained soils.Two-row stonecrop perennial with a mat-forming growth habit . containers between stepping stones or in wall niches. This creeping. pinks. dense green foliage. white/near white 36. Iris fimbriata is used as groundcover in shaded area . Iris japonica is a c ommon groundcover in many suburban areas. . green white and lilac flower spikes. succulent perennial isa popular evergreen to semi -evergreen Flower: Long lasting. It can quickly form a dense mat of foliage by creeping stems that root at the nodes as they spread along the ground. 35. Iris japonica Iridaceae . . Flower: Orange. pink. evergreen. held in round corymbs garden ornamental primarily grown for its pretty succulent leaves.A bulbous perennial with evergreen.Tolerant dry conditions 12-18 in. medium green leaves. flattened. white.Toleratesheat and drought poisonous. it's pretty drought tolerant. medium blue. rounded. Eastern Europe nature and small. Canary Island aeonium.Mostly sand to clay loam .Average.Dry to normal water need . star-shaped. tolerant of dry shade.Full sun to partial shade . (30-45 cm) Root: roots- Rhizome that to or bulbous spreads grow new Native of China. variegated Iris with Foliage: stem. poisonous. yellow.Excellent grow in the rock garden. showy.Part to full sun . Aeoniumcanariense Crassulaceae .It looks great planted along south-facing stone walls or along the front a border.Offsetting succulent.It sometimes growing in open forest edges and grasslands Orchid Iris.
arranged alternately or in small clusters . succulent. It spreads rapidlythrough seed. mostly prostrate.Well-drained soil Leaf: Alternate leaves cl ustered Adequate up to 40cm Stem:Smooth. .Full sunlight . giant velvet rose ground but the flowers stand up very tall. although it cannot be walked on.Preferable to provide cool shade during dormancy . southern Brazil. variably red. Portulacagrandiflora cultivars Portulacaceae -A prostrate herb with succulent leaves and stems .A widespread weed that hasa prostrate Purslane. orange. Pigweed isedible and the fleshy leavesare sometimes flowersreadily used in and salads. 37.Drought-tolerant spikes and can be massed as a groundcover.Dry. bright green Native to Argentina.Loose rosettes of emerald green with dense hairs covering leaf surface. and they open only during bright sunlight 38. sticky leaves with dense white hairs on both surfaces. dry. It's perfect for a hot. on the stem tips.Moss rose is often used as edging at the front of borders or in the cracks in a rock wall. south facing slope.Drought tolerant . red Widespread in all states except Tasmania. It is alsoused in hanging baskets orin Moss rose. . Portulaca -A small.Prefer sandy or gravelly soils . reddish.velvet rose. Foliage:Evergreen. Pigweed habit with reddish stems arising from a . sandy soil . Portulacaoleracea cultivars Portulacaceae . rubbery-textured. white. five petals. thick and fleshy.Cactus andsucculents Perennial . some are striped or spotted with contrasting colors. One drawback in . and Uruguay and originates from the dryplains of South America Moss rose makes a beautiful ground cover in a dry or rocky area.Full or part shade moisture . (15 cm) Leaf: Cylindrical and pointed at the tips .Regular watering under 6 in. Cosmopolitan container gardening and widely grown in temperate climates as an ornamental plant for annual bedding. and yellow.Well-drained soils . or the spaces between stepping stones. pink. but fast-growing annual plant Flower: Rose-like.
dark green itsuse on green roofs is that itbehaves like an annual andwhen the plant dies. thesomewhat persistent barestems look like sticks stickingout from the substrate Flower:Yellow.Succulent prostrate herb. . Hairy Portulaca on the stems. five regular parts. succulent. . andcan be an eyesore. seeds are formed in a tiny pod. Pink Purslane. reddish stems and thick.singlerooting point . Flower: Red-purple. Akulikuli.Withstand considerable drought. It is common weeds at a glance. apex acute Native of America and its range extends from the southern United States and the Caribbean as far south as Brazil. alternate. Portulacapilosa is a highly variable species. oval-shaped. at stem joints and ends . plant appears to behave as an annual or weak perennial where it is common weeds of tended areas. . fleshy. which opens when the seeds are ready.Prostrate herb with fleshy. Root: taproot with fibrous secondary roots and is able to tolerate poor. compacted soils and drought.However it is not often cultivated as an ornamental species due to its invasive tendencies. open singly at the center of the leaf cluster for only a few hours on sunny mornings. It exhibits morphologic The Kiss-Me-Quick. succulent leaves which are oval shaped and about 25 mm long. mat-forming with linear leaves and pink flowers variability during development. Portulacapilosa Portulacaceae -Has distinctive tufts of white shaggy hairs . thick and narrow. leaf blade terete-linear or subulate-lanceolate. 39.Full Sun . 6 mm wide.Average Water Needs 1 to 6 inches (5-20 cm) Leaf: Cylindrical with red margins. succulent.Drought-tolerant. borne in heads or fascicles but usually .
Seeds black. surrounded by involucre of 6-9 bracts and dense wool. stigma 3-6 -lobed.An evergreen shrub with oval. diffuse and much branched. Serissafoetida ¶Snow Leaves· Synonym: Serissa japonica ¶Snow Leaves· Rubiaceae . numerous. Asia. have an unpleasant smell if bruised.Serissa also is used in front of foundations and in planter boxes. succulent. Its tidy habit and long blooming period Serissa. 40. densely caespitose.with only one flower open at any time. Yellow-rim .Sun/part sun .5" long. from India. . simple deep green leaves.Has naturally small dark green leaves and rough interesting trunk.This plant is great for indoors. Stem: Prostrate. the basal half densely clothed in white hairs. but it can be difficult to maintain. Native to open sub-tropical woodlands and wet meadows in southeast Serissa is one of the most popular of all bonsai subjects. Embryo C-shaped. deep green. Style and stigma red.Average water . not articulated. Foliage: Opposite.Drought tolerant 3 to 4 ft. leaf axils densely pilose. not fragrant.5 mm diam which dehisces along the equator like an operculum. Fruit:A capsule 2-2. Flower: Small white flowers. and China to Japan. . 1 to 1.Well-drained soil . suberect to erect.
Beautiful green foliage. often in seasonally flooded Leaf:Dense tufts of grass -like leaves. tolerating deeper water as it ages.Moist fertile soil 0.Grows well in wet low spots. grass-like plant with a cluster of brown seed capsules clinging high on the stem .Spreads by rhizomes Tussock sedge to form large colonies. .A slender. It works well when grown in mass plantings or as a specimen or accent Flower: Black flowers and seed heads are attractive through not showy. It is also a good selection for low spots. lobes borne singlyor in clusters make it an attractive hedge a nd edging plant. Carexnigra Cyperaceae .5-0.Rush or Sedge .Prefer moist to wet soils .Part shade to full shade . 41. grey trunk. It grows abundantly. Carexstricta Cyperaceae . gnarled trunk and frequent blooming make the little Serissa a favorite among bonsai enthusiasts. Flower: not showy.exceeded by the stem in height sites.It is evergreen in all Black Sedge but the coldest climates.Full sun to part shade .Rush or Sedge . black flower spikes 42. . Foliage: Dark blue-green to blue-gray foliage with a powdery white underside. ground covers and rock gardens.Has many upright wiry stems that branch in all directions and form a wide bushy dome. .opposite leaves and rough.75 ft. it is b est grown in mass for foliage effect in moist to wet areas including ones with standing water. small. plant. Therefore. stream/pond margins or areas with seasonal flooding and may be grown in a . Stem: Bearing greenish or brownish spikes of inconspicuous flowers Native to Central United States The easiest way to recognize this sedge is by it is distinctive elevated tussocks (dense tufts) in open wet areas.funnel-shapedwith tubular calyces and 4-6spreading petal . spreading by runners to form tufts . Native to Eastern United State This sedge is good for water gardens.It will grow in shallow (3-4 ") water. The tiny evergreen leaves. yellow margin. water margins and areas that experience some seasonal flooding 1 to 3 ft.
fine-textured Native to Eastern US Wavy hair grass is i deal in drifts at front of informal shady border and also good in a container. blue-green hair-like. Besides. folded or rolled.Singular dense clumps .Perennial . Festucaovina 'var' Poaceae . tufted . . sometimes rhizomatous Flower: Clouds of hazy purple tinted flowers. it is ideal low growing plantings for woodland shade areas or dappled shade. rolled up in the bud and persist in this condition even when fully developed. it is widely used in roof planting.. 43.Tough and drought tolerant up to 50cm Foliage: Bright green. leaf blades mainly basal.Preferhumus rich damp / wet soil type . (15 cm) Foliage:Evergreen.Average water needs . linear to setaceous .Ground-hugging rounded clump -Shade or sun . Flower: Straw-colored flower heads. alternate-arranged. Deschampsiaflexuosa Poaceae . very narrow.Forms slightly weeping loose tussocks . 44.A densely tufted perennial grass .Flourish on dry and sterile ground where most other grasses cannot get a foothold under 6 in. Crinkled hair grass. Now. the panicles are both slightly feathery and a bit one-sided.Drought andheat tolerant.Ornamental Grasses and Bamboo . flat. yellow.Tolerates shady conditions variety of upland locations as long as soils are kept consistently moist. inconspicuous.It is sometimes used as a Sheep·sfescue blue fescue .Fine-textured drought-tolerant lawn grass.Sun to partial shade . bristly appearance Native to Canada and some parts of United States the The green fine and softfoliage make Sheep·s fescue great as an accent plant. . Tussock sedge is an effective accent for smaller gardens and ground cover for shady areas. The main use of this plant is as pasture for sheep on poor land where more valuable grasses cannot be successfully grown. Wavy hair grass . sharply-pointed but not prickly.
and fills. Motherresemble a succulent or cacti . each of which contains 4-6 flowers. and from eight to twenty-four inches high. In addition. bright green.Perennial with long.2-20 cm Flower:In a panicle as it is larger and often a little nodding. hot weather. Good luck plant. making it less palatable to livestock. athletic fields. undulatingsword-shaped. white. from the joints of which the over ground stems and shoots arise. one of the most shade resistant lawn grasses .Needs regular water in the low desert areas.Has sub-species forms that have rhizomes and forms tufts . golf courses. -Full sun to light shade. cuts. Red fescue is an excellent soil binder and used extensively for stabilizing waterways. medicinal andculinary. 46. foundation plant or in mass plantings.Stem: Numerous and slender. wiry. Festucarubra Poaceae . green.Full sun to dense shade . rolled up in the bud. fibrous. Sansevieriatrifasciata Agavaceae . dwarf forms will work in subtropical . Native to South Snake plant is typically utilized as an accent.Shrub-like clumps that more closely Snake plant. the spike-lets. . and playgrounds. Great as an accent plantfor green roof. be flat when developed except in very dry. plastic-textured succulent. slopes. the outer glume of the flower has an longer awn Native to theCalifornia. United States and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.underground Red fescue rootstocks. Red Fescue is a very smooth and texturedplant with splashes of red andgreen. It also helps in recreation and beautification which is used as a turf for lawns. it is widely utilized climates in tropical and . more or less angular. but only the basal ones persist in that condition. are variously coloured but often reddish-brown. Africa. banks.The tufted nature is what gives the grass its springy characteristic. It is useful in l andscaping. creeping. Little water everywhere else Leaf: Narrow and needle like. Devil·s tongue. linear-lanceolate.Drought-tolerant 30-200cm Foliage:Glossy. surrounded at their base with numerous secondary shoots 45.
White rain lily plant .narrow.A clump-forming bulbous perennial Autumn Zephyrlily. basal leaves . not ornamental. It is ideal for rock gardens and for tucking into groundcovers.in-law·s-tongue. further mnorthSansevieria spp. narrow. 47.showy.cup shaped white and sometimes flushed rose blooms. 3 mm wide.The rush-like leaves will reach 12 inches (30 cm) in containers or as landscape plants.Clump-forming perennial with glossy green. are utilized in interiorscapes.Pleasantly coarse textured . deadhead spend flowers.Moist well-drained soil . whole plants. Besides. fine chive-like foliage Native to the Rio de la Plata region of South America including Argentina and Uruguay but also native to Paraguay and Chile. it is ideal planted as both pot or container and border edging colour. Rain Lily is especially valuable as a groundcover planted under deciduous trees in light shade . rock gardens.Tolerate wet soils . Fruit: An orange to orange-red. sometimes escapescultivation.Partial shade to full sun . leaves. greenish white to white flowers. and flowers areused for arrangements in the floral industry. Whether grown in containers or in the landscape they make . Fairy lily. Flower: Fragrant. patio containers. one to three-seededberry. 152-254 mm (6-10 inches) Leaf: Deep glossy green. Stem:Leaves originate from small one to six-leaved rosettes on rhizomatous stems. . are favorites for coastal landscapes in tropical regions. globose. or roof-top gardens.Sand to clay loam soil Flower:Shiny pure white flowers tinged pink inside that look like crocuses . or yellow.Has a habit of closing up its fragrant petals at night. Snake Sansevieria than a garden perennial . Zephyranthes candida Amaryllidaceae . tubularand are borne on loose raceme-like space Sansevieriaspp. margins are entire and tips acuminate.An evergreen herbaceous perennial.
.a showy fall floral display.
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