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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
similar to the growing substrate installed on the staircase shaft. woody roots that reach deep into the earth -Dry plains. dry. and tea made from the leaves has been used to relieve symptoms of Flowers: catkins clustered a t ends of the branches dysentery.Shrub. spleen pain and as a sedative . Fruits may be eaten raw. and fernlike. Seeds : in bur like heads.Not a fern. and the fresh leaves are used as a lining in fruit baskets to help preserve the fruits. or similar untreed areas . 4. and Stem: red-brown to grey west to Minnesota potpourri. axillary peduncles. bronchitis. but a low.Deciduous shrub .Well-drained. Tea made from its roots isdrank to relieve toothache. . dehiscent. 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 .New Jersey tea. burlish. Comptoniaperegrina Myricaceae . ovate-shaped.Prefers acidic. on The snowball-like floral display is prairies. acid. deciduous. whooping cough. digestive problems. Jersey tea ceanothus Fruit:Dry. 18²42 in Flower: white.Full sun to mostly shade .5 m Foliage:Deciduous Native to eastern North America. around 2 m Leaf: Alternate arrangement. asthma. North America It can often be located in forest clearings or verges. seed capsules banks or lakeshores. trifoliate. deciduous. and on gentle slopes. grow in clumpy.Sandy or rocky soil conspicuous in native meadows and garden beds. Rhusaromatica Anacardiaceae . alternate.inflorescences on lengthy. fragrant and hairy southern Quebec south to the extreme north of Georgia.3. -Root system is thick with fibrous root hairs close to the surface -Stout. sandy or gravelly soils 1. Ceanothusamericanus Buckthorn (Rhamnaceae) .The root is astringent due to its tannin content and contains an alkaloid that lowers blood pressure New Jersey tea. from This East Coast native can be found growing in sandy soils and dry hillsides with low organic content. having many thin branches. bringing aesthetic interest to the staircase shaft plant community.Leaves are used for Sweet fern rhizomatous shrub Leaves: simple. with four per fruit 5.Irregular crown and Fragrant sumac dense .
24-26°C (75-78°F) . Sedum stenopetalum Crassulaceae .Sun -Humus. sandy Leaf:Alternate arrangement.A succulent plant producing mats or Worm leaf stonecrop clumps of lance-shaped. borne mostly solitary bloom form Native to eastern North America A rugged rose well suited to meadows.Full sun to shade 6 to12in (15-30 cm) Fruit: Pod Flowers: Pale pink Native range extends from Georgia to Illinois and New York. linear or narrowly 20 cm Flower: Short inflorescence.Perennial. Hylotelephiumtelephioides summer-green to winter-red foliage.Dicot .brancheshaveascendi ng tips . Rosa Carolina Rosaceae . and wilder gardens. or three-lobed leaves . punctuated by yellow floral blooms in mid-summer.5 to 7 leaflets.Full sun . Fruit: hairy.Medium. becoming a conspicuous element in the neighborhood rooftop topography. armed with thorns / prickles . red drupe 6.Medium to wet 90-185 cm Flower: Pink. Crassulaceae . provides a distinctjagged texture year-round to the south wave. make jelly and tea 7.Regular water . Fruit: Showy . roadsides.A shrub in the rose family Pasture rose . average diameter 2". sometimes with red veins. loam. .A herbaceous plant with succulent stems. 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. making it well-suited to exposed conditions. strong fragrance. Sedum telephioides.Mesic-dry soil . and it has introduced populations in Ontario 8. the thick foliage creates a green cap over the staircase shaft. 5 petals.Suckers well-drained soil Flowers: dioeciously yellow flowers Chesapeake Watershed. entire or sparingly toothed. alternate . yellow petals. deciduous Allegheny stonecrop erect stems Leaf:Oblong or oval. linear. . Rose hip skin used as treatment for upset stomach .
Flowers appear on reddish stems rising above the thick. yellow-tinted.Perennialherb linear-lanceolate and strongly keeled or nerved on the upper surface. edges. may slightly turn Native to Kamchatka. dry soil 4-6 in (10 . 11. clusters of star-shaped. 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. evergreen .Succulent .Cactus .Full sun or shade . bronze-orange flowers mass planting. dark green leaves Stonecrop spreads by trailing stems to form an attractive ground cover. 10.17 . crooked or worm-like.Low-growing stonecrop that . yellow. Orostachysboehmeri Crassulaceae .Full Sun .Perennial. It can be a good container plant and also the Flower: White.33 Leaf: Six spiral rows of small Native to Europe and A beautiful and tough sedum brings .Drought tolerant . Hardy Duncecap Flower: White sedum plant palette of the south wave.. 9. It grows well grows well near water gardens or ponds .0. succulent green leaves sharply toothed near the ends. Sedum sexangulare Crassulaceae . Hence.Average Water Needs . dense groundcover in slightly red. heat & 0. oval. average moist. triangular. It also can be used as a container plant. (15 cm) Foliage: Grown for foliage. it is an excellent selection for difficult sites such as banks and rocky areas.Heat Tolerant under 6 in. Sedum floriferum ´Weihenstephaner Goldµ Crassulaceae . well-drained areas with full sun.Prefers well-drained. rosette of rough. . Siberia A low-growing sedum spreads trailing stems across forming a the substrate surface. with sharply pointed tips.15 cm) Foliage: serrated Blue-green.Succulent .Drought.
(15-30 cm) Foliage:The cylindrical to spherical leaves are pale to dark green and sometimes red-flushed. White stonecrop groundcover for sandy or gravelly soils in sun. It thrives in full sun. North Africa. It isnice in a rock garden and for planting in green roofs or in rock walls. showy.Vigorous. 6-12 in. . dry to medium moisture. sprawling. obovate.Ground covers humidity tolerant . Stem: Fleshy bearing terminal rosettes of stiff 12. cactus and succulents . well-drained soils .Tolerates some under 6 in. When young and small the leaves are green.. but tolerates a wide range of conditions. dry sites. Native to rocky areas of Europe. 13. and West Asia This drought-tolerant evergreen sedum forms a spreading mat of rounded leaves and stalks.Some Sand to Some Clay . Sedums are excellent grown in the rock Flower: Yellow. intricate texture to the plant palette and the reliability of a tried -and-true green roof plant ( also planted on terrace) .Dry to Normalwater range ft. silvery or mi d green leaves Asia.Average. Sedum spurium´Voodooµ Crassulaceae .Part shade to full sun . dark mahogany-leaved Stem: Creeping. containers between stepping stones or in wall nich es.Full Sun . Flat clusters of small starry white to pinkish flowers appear from late spring into summer.Creeping evergreen perennial is a verdant . dark maroon-red leaves are toothed near the ends Native to western Eurasia. branching edges. star shaped 1/2 inch across garden. forming lush green mats of small succulent leaves Flower: White. evergreen Watch chain sedum Stonecrop Tasteless perennial with mat-forming growth habit . (15 cm) Foliage:EvergreenSucculent. spoon shaped. Thick.Perennials. cylindrical leaves. particularly for hot. Prized for the colors of its leaves and stems.Well-drained soil.Full Sun . Light Pink.Drought-tolerant . The stems are maroon too and . At full size they are overlain with gray and blend to maroon at the Two-row stonecrop. It is an excellent groundcover plant. Voodoo Stonecrop -A low-growing. Sedum album ´Muraleµ Crassulaceae . mat-forming. succulent.Drought-tolerant. 'Voodoo' is a creeping evergreen sedum.
Hardy prickly pear is low-growing and Prickly pear cactus. light shade .A prostrate spreading cactus with fibrous . (8-10 in) Stem: Greenflattened and formed of segments. enriching the planting with horticultural allegory and providing a radiating texture to the Hens and chicks succulents that produce clusters of rosettes. 15. It is useful in mixed borders and natural areas. which Flower: Tiny. Opuntiahumifusa Cactaceae .Dry to medium water need . it is an evergreen succulent with a mat forming growth habit.Full sun to partial shade . found along the margins of mature segments.Sandy or gravelly soils stems root at the nodes.Well-drained soil. 14.red or pink.Well-drained soil.Thrive in full sun . evergreen. succulent and can be green. rose-red flowers bloom in four-branched inflorescences rise to a uniform height.Mat-forming .Perennial .Tolerates poor soils and some drought under 6 in. 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 best when planted in groups or massed as a ground cover. Eastern Prickly Pear or Indian Fig roots -Mostly spineless or may have 1-2 whitish-brown spines along the edges Flower:Yellow to gold. . they run on the ground. . star-shaped plant palette. 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. . making the plant a tidy groundcover of unusual color.stonecrop or sedum that is commonly grown as a ground cover.Besides that. purple or yellow. Native to the mountains of southern Europe The ´house leeksµ are an ancient group of green roof plants. star-shaped. Sempervivumtectorum Crassulaceae . . waxy and sometimes have red centers its brilliant yellow flowers and meandering pads are most effective at the front of mixed plantings. It thrives in rock gardens and containers. appear on branched stalks. (15 cm) Leaf:In a basal rosette.Cacti and other succulent Flower: Purple. red.Intolerant of shade Up to 2 ft. so they are mostly hidden below the leaves.
similar to summer condition s found on the south wave. -Full sun to part shade .Perennial forb/herb . blue. well-drained soils Leaf: Tufts of narrow.Herbaceous when young. the pulp is ruby red and tastes a little like watermelon. 17. Foliage: Oblong. 16. either linear or awl -shaped (linear with a slightly swollen base). but semi-woody with age Foliage: Evergreen to semi-evergreen. along paths. tolerates rocky soils and hot areas. This spring-flowering accent groundcoveris commonly found in rock gardens. and at the edge of beds or low walls . .75 to 1 ft. It is best in rock gardens and may be grown in border fronts and wildflower or native plant gardens. needle-like. 0. Mountain Phlox perennial or short semi-evergreen groundcover . offer a red-purple color to the rooftop palette. Moss Pink. well-drained.Prefers moist. Silenecaroliniana Caryophyllaceae .Found in dry or open Wild pink forest or woodland clearings. mat-forming phlox that thrives in well -drained soils with good sun exposure. Phlox subulata Polemoniaceae -Creeper . mauve. dry to medium moisture. opposite to clustered on the stemsand densely arranged. white.Full sun and . five-petaled flowers bloom in rose. that bristle with sharp spines. the abundant flowers Moss phlox. or pink Native to North America A vigorous.2 cm) long.1-15. spreading. with its subtle north-facing slope.Fruit:Juicy and edible red fruits measure from 3 -5 cm.Semi-evergreen . at foundations. flattened pads 2-6 in (5.Dry to medium water need . lance-shaped basal leaves with smaller paired stem leaves.Average. neutral to slightly alkaline pH soils 6 in Flower: Small. (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.
Foliage:Evergreen. Golden Ice Plant plentiful . easy to grow in the toughest situations. stone troughs. .Grows in small bushes.Groundcovers. succulent.Good drainage .Watering. with irregular curves . rock gardens or pebbly sunny border edges.Resembling spruce branches. Foliage: Bluish-green (spruce colored) linear.Bright green jellybean foliage spreads to form solid mats . Delospermanubigenum ´Basutolandµ Aizoaceae .Drought tolerant 2-4 in (15 cm) Flower: Golden yellow. smooth-textured. Jenny's Stonecrop and Prick-madam softer tissue . spreading on the ground produces attractive cactus-like form. Basutoland Hardy Ice Plant.Full sun . three-sided rocky screes on mountainsides where conditions are both cold and dry 19. chartreuse/yellow.A great ´parking lot plantµ. Blue Stonecrop. Plant it in broad shallow containers. but with .glabrous bluish-green leaves erect along the stems for seeking out nooks and crannies in the garden. Grow well in full sun and well-drained substrates (also planted on terraces). Reflexed Stonecrop. perennials succulent with showy flowers is well suited to rooftop conditions.18.Partial to full sun .Modern gardeners love the bright hues and neat habit of this adaptable succulent.Brilliant yellow single flowers are . 10 cm (5 in) Flower: Yellow Origin: Europe A strong.Groundcover. making it an excellent plant for coverage and filling tight areas (also planted on terraces). daisy-like Native of eastern South Africa . . low-growing plant forms a mat of gray-blue foliage and is well reputed Spruce-leaved stonecrop. This is an extra vigorous form of the golden iceplant that tends to flowe r longer than the wild-type form. Sedum rupestre Crassulaceae . this mat-forming Ice plant. 1/2" fleshy needle-like foliage forms a whorl around the stem.Naturally inhabits A fast-growing member of the green roof planting. Sedum reflexum. It will also thrive in crevices between rock walls.
star-shaped.Ornamental grasses and bamboo .75 ft. gravelly. coral. rose.Tolerant infertile.Well Drained. succulent. leaf margin incised. Talinumcalycinum Portulacaceae . 5-8 petaled flowers in cymes atop leafless stems .Full Sun . cloud-like texture . flattened. Sedums are excellent grown in the rock garden. showy.Intolerant of competition from tall aggressive plants Flower: Pink tored.Full sun. . green to blue-gray and glabrous 0. 22. . Eragrostisspectabilis Poaceae . surrounded by finger-like leaves. light green. to 3/4 inch wide. (15 cm) Foliage:Evergreen. variegated. 18-24 in. Sedum spurium´Fuldaglutµ Crassulaceae -Mat-forming species forms a carpet of . rounded. 5-8 petaled Leaf:Up to 3" long.5-0. poisonous. blanketing the ground and even climbing vertical surfaces where happy. or sandy. rocks and glades. obovate. Stem: Branch occasionally. this stonecrop works well as a groundcover or wall plant. contrasting against green leaves with bronzy-maroon highlights. perennial. adding a slight verticality to the terrace texture (also planted on terraces). bronzy -red leaves Eastern Europe. and soil that is rocky. .Growing in large colonies in the wild. it survives drought by storing water within its leaves. The perfect plant for a rock garden or xeric planting.Prefer dry conditions. sand soil .Average Water under 6 in. .cactus/succulent 20. loam. containers between stepping stones or in Flower: red. and succulent Tropical America Well-suited to rocky soils and full sun.Drought-tolerant .A rock garden favorite. glabrous. semi-evergreen homogeny spurium-type ground covers. pink. opposite leaves. mostly basal Native to United States The inflorescences of this low-growing grass bring a light.Full sun to light shade . horizontally colonizing. Western Asia The red. foliage of this tough of sedum greens break among the the Two-Row stonecrop rosy-red flowers. held in round corymbs wall niches(also planted on terraces).Herbaceous.Features pink to red.A Missouri native perennial which most Fameflower Rock Pink often occurs in rocky soils. . (45-60 cm) Lea:Classy green leaves. the beautiful purple flowers and slender succulent leaves are curious additions to the roof ·s terraces. 21.
Grass: Herbs with cylindrical. It looks good in containers and can be grown as a water conserving lawn when mowed to a 2 inch height.Perennials .Drought tolerant.Ground covers. and its tough foliage tolerates dry soils with low organic content in full sun. on a central stem. Boutelouagracilis Poaceae . .yield burgundy-red seeds. jointed flowering stems (culms). Great Plains.Dry to normal water range .Most commonly found from Alberta east to Manitoba and south across the Rocky Mountains. bringing aesthetic interest to the roofs plant community.Dappled to full sun Foliage: Deciduous.Narrow grasslike foliage. Nodes are the points of attachment for leaves .Some sand to some clay soil . Native to dry plains of central North America . makingBlue grama a natural choice for meadow gardens. perennials Stem:Composed of solids joints. stiff inflorescence appears like reddish -purple clouds hovering at ground level. separated by segments called internodes. . racemes or panicles. pendent. 15²30 cm Flower: Green to purple.Average water Flower: Pretty reddish to with a hint of purple to the roof palette. tiny flowers aggregated into highly modified clusters. the leaf margins are most often smooth. ornamental grasses and bamboos. with leaf Blue grama grass veins typically parallel to one another . flower and seeds are borne in spikes. purpled sprays of flowers and seeds. .Purple lovegrass . Short-grass prairies of North America are dominated by Bouteloua species. In late summer the fine -textured. green.Fluffy clouds of bronze-red inflorescences sandy and poor soils in full sun . called nodes. nodding.Produces curious inflorescences suspended horizontally like tiny brushes from the top of each flowering stem. hollow between the joints 23. and Midwest states to Mexico The unique inflorescence of this drought-tolerant grass is suspended horizontally from the tip of the flower stalk.
Allium cernuum Alliaceae .Full sun to part shade .5 ft. 2²3 cm long and 1 cm broad. prior to the 1 to 1. . plantings of this perennial bulb on the street side Nodding onion. 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. lady's leek leaves .Make useful flowers for a border . . narrow.Make a neat clump of bright grassy leaves to about a foot high. 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.Thrive in welldrained soil.A bulb-forming herbaceous perennial Chive plant. perennial. rich in organic matter . Native Asia America to and Europe.The plant is hardy. and self-seeds readily.Dry to medium 1 to 1. It is Also effective as an ornamental (leaves may still be harvested) in rock gardens or border fronts and may be grown in pots. up to 50 cm long. with numerous rounded heads of mauve flowers . emergence of a flower from a leaf. fragrant star-shaped with six petals. with a soft texture. Flower: Pale purple. although.Features clumps of flat. grass-like . Its group.Easily identified by itsdistinctive curved ´comblikeµ seedheads 24. Clumps can also be divided. produced in a dense inflorescence of 10-30 together Seed: In a small three-valved capsule 25. mass or use as an edger in herb gardens and vegetable gardens. and grow in dense clusters from the roots. and 2²3 mm in diameter. it may appear stiffer than usual..5 ft. Allium schoenoprasum Alliaceae . (30²50 cm) Bulb: Slender conical.Full sun to part shade Leaf: Hollow tubular.
and likely to spread. disk flowers range from 15 to 40 Leaf: Grayish green. bears a single flowering stem.drained soil .Water regularly 0. dry to medium.Flowering plant . with the leaves near the middle and bottom of the stem being the largest. . Flower:Mature into spherical crested fruits which later split open to reveal the dark shiny seeds.Drought tolerant .Average. The plant has a relatively short life. li ke soft dainty ferns. aromatic.2 to 1m Leaf:5²20 cm long. bipinnate or tripinnate. . nodding clusters atop erect . . Achilleamillefolium Asteraceae .Responds best to soil that is poorly developed and well drained .Full sun.An erect herbaceous . showy flowers 26.Best in sandy loams keeled grass-like leaves. edible and has a strong onion flavor. 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. forms dense apart. . cauline and more or less clasping. nodding umbel of white or rose flowers. does not have bulblets in the inflorescence. as well as from rooftop terraces. well-drained soil .Adaptable to a wide variety of soils and growing conditions. A vigorous ´weedµ whose cultivated relatives often outcompete many other species in the typical garden setting.The leaves have Flower:Ray and disk flowers which are white to pink. and very finely dissected. pink to lilac pink flowers which appear in loose. Europe and western Asia. water need . Common yarrow is a weedy species and can become invasive.Leaves are evenly distributed along the stem.Prefers well.Have an oniony smell when cut or bruised. and arranged spirally on the stems. . but may be prolonged by dividing the plant every other year. .Leafless scapes rising slightly above the foliage. and planting 12 to 18 inches Yarrow perennial plant that produces one to several stemsand has a rhizomatous growth form.Tiny bell-shaped. Native to the Northern Hemisphere.. almost feathery. generally 3 to 8 ray flowers that are ovate to round.
Fruits:Capsules. but many The dusty silver foliage and erect habit of thus grass add unique texture and color to the north wave meadow. well-drained soil . three-petaled flowers accented by contrasting yellow stamens open up.A rhizomatous perennial herb Silver king . filaments densely bearded. glabrous or sparsely soft-hairy at base. fragrant. seeds 2-6.Full sun -Average. rock gardens. elliptic. rarely folded. dry to medium moisture.Tolerant of poor soils 12-18 in.Dry to medium water need . whose purple flowers bring aesthetic interest to the green roof plant community. 28. flattened. It is also effective in borders and Spiderwort herbaceous perennial . (30-45 cm) Stems:Erect. or rose. (30cm-1m) Flower: not showy. parallel veined. . gray. prominent placement therein. blue. stamens 6. from terminal clusters (umbels) containing numerous flower buds Leaves:Alternate. but mid-summer foliage decline is a potential disincentive for a Flowers:Stalks densely soft-hairy. margins sometimes purple. purple. stout. glabrous or sparsely hairy Native to the New World from southern Canada south to northern Argentina. linear-lanceolate. rounded. Tradescantiabracteata Commelinaceae .A compact. acidic soils.varying degrees of hairiness spreading mats of lacy leaves from rhizomes that creep beneath the ground surface 27. rarely branched.Full sun . sepals 3.Best grown in Leaf:Colorful. very small flower head Native to North America where it is widespread coast to coast.The stems and foliage are covered in woolly . wild gardens or naturalized areas. Artemisia ludoviciana Asteraceae . pointed. petals 3. The well-drained soils and exposure to full sun on the north wave are ideal for this spiderwort. creamy yellow. margins entire. It is an interesting and long-blooming perennial for native plant gardens.Prefers moist. soft-hairy. clump-forming . This drought-tolerant plant is well suited to . simple. 2 to 3 ft.Rose to purple.
aromatic subspecies are found only in the western United States gravely soil and competitive meadow conditions. dry soils .Does not have milky-sapped stems. It is commonly used in Butterfly gardens. . well-drained soils . prairies.Herbaceous perennial . This is an outstanding silver-leaved perennial for any sunny border. Especially nice in tubs and containers with other perennials. lance-shaped leaves. Plants form a bushy. are at the top of the flowering stem. well-drained soils .Drought tolerant . provide a dark-green backdrop for the showy flower heads. Asclepiastuberosa Apocynaceae . . Eastern and southern United States A showy native milkweed that thrives in dry soils with low organic content. and using in dried arrangements: simply hang bunches upside-down in a warm dark room. and smooth on the edge. Leaf: Spirally arranged.Hairy stems with narrow. but has also been reported on stream margins.Average. discoid flower heads appear in dense panicles at the stem .Forms a spreading clump of generally erect poor to moderately fertile.Full sun . or naturalized/native plant areas and also be effective in sunny borders. 29.Typically grows in a . pointed. meadows.Does poorly in moist to wet soils where plants are susceptible to root rot. among other strong plants.Favors dry. 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 . silver-white. alternate. It is nice for cutting. (60-90 cm) Flower: Clustered orange or yellow flowers. Itsseed pods are valued in dried flower arrangements. 24-36 in. dry to medium. lanceolate. upright mound.The tiny yellowish-gray. lance-shaped. pubescent and somewhat sage-like in appearance. . dry to medium.Does well in poor.gray or white hairs. sand or gravel soil. 2²5 inches across.Each small head is a cup of hairy phyllaries surrounding a center of yellowish disc florets in July. with clusters of creamy flowers Stem: The top of the stem is occupied by a narrow inflorescence of many nodding flower heads. offering a bright orange inflorescence to the roof ·s color palette.
. Old field goldenrod . America This conspicuous inhabitant of native fields colonizes and establishes itself readily. serving a didactic and aesthetic purpose.) Flower: Tiny flowers in plume-shaped clusters up to 6 inches tall. Leaf: Thin. Native to Western N. medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils.The stalk itself is covered witha fine down. and can grow in heavy clay soil -Requires dry or moist. coarsly-toothed. yellow. and become broadest near their tips. yellow . and well-drained soil. As it is easily recognized. it brings meadow analogies to the rooftop. one-sided. gray-downy stems produce terminal. Stem: Clumps of slender. lance-shaped. 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. 30.Grow in full sun or in very light shade . and ends in a plume-like cluster of yellow flowers.Can be distinguished by its nodding head and stiffer pubescence. Solidagonemoralis Asteraceae -Flowering prairie plant .Prefers light (sandy).Flowers give way to prominent. usually near the top of the plant. 6-30 in (1 1/2-2 ft.
humidity and drought. 31. . wiry stems 32.Tolerates heat. to northern .The foliage looks a little like that of cosmos .plumes that gives the per ennial a vase-shaped appearance Seed: Single(achenes) and have tufts of fine hair at the tips.Dry to medium moisture. Flower: Pale yellow. . daisy -like flowers with untoothed rays and darker yellow center disks .Flowers having dark purplish brown Black-eyed susan centers. making the species well suited to harsh environments. dry soils. Tennessee and Arkansas. yet elegant.Tolerant of heat. open clusters on thin. It is good to be a border planting which can be effective in naturalized areas. medium moisture. rough. somewhat weedy plant that features -Average. Coreopsis verticillata Asteraceae . native plant gardens or cottage gardens. covered by coarse hair. Rudbeckiahirta Asteraceae . thread leaf coreopsis. lance-shaped leaves Native to most of North America Central United States Usually inhabits waste -places. However. it is also a g ood plant for areas with poor.A bushy. whorled coreopsis. . drought and a Flower: Inflorescences 2 to 3 ft.5 to 2 ft. hairy. well-drained soils . Black-eyed . and south Florida.Full sun. and dry fields. hairy.Flowers are produced abundantly in loose.Full sun. pot -of-gold perennial with three-parted threadlike leaves arranged in opposite pairs or in whorls of three. it displays a large composite flower similar to its commonly cultivated relatives but with the strength of a wild native. well-drained soil . much-branched Thread-leaved tickseed. States from Maryland and Virginia to West Virginia.A coarse. roadsides. . (1-2m) Leaf: Mostly basal leaves 10-18 cm long. 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. Leaf: Palmately 3-parted leaves with thread-like segments end a fine-textured and airy appearance to the plant 1.
as an edging in a perennial border.Flowers yellow. Fruit: Star-like.Grow in well-drained soil of moderate fertility that is neutral to slightly alkaline. wide florets in flat terminal cymes of 6-10 florets. (15-30 cm) Stem: Unbranched.Leaves look like a small Pachysandra terminalis. evergreen perennial with trailing growth habit. dark chocolate-brown center disks. orange follicl es 34. forming a dense groundcover in Kamtchaticum sedum. with yellow ray florets circling a brown. 33. dark green and form a loose semi-evergreen mat. glossy dark green. Sedum kamtschaticum Crassulaceae . domed center of disc florets. It is a vigorous. Sedum spurium´John Creechµ Crassulaceae . wide range of soils except poorly-drained wet ones. familiar.Full sun . star-shaped wall niches. Kamchatka Peninsula .Semi-evergreen perennial . flat leaves with notched margins. evergreen . 6-12 in. bluntly serrated above the middle and variable in shape. succulent. . stone walls or as a ground cover on slopes or hills. is toothed toward the apex or top half of the leaf. succulent. small leaves.daisy-like flowers with bright yellow to orange-yellow rays and domed. It is Leaves: Alternate.Cactus and succulents . Eastern Asia A low-growing sedum spreads trailing stems across the substrate surface. wildflower meadows. Sedums are excellent grown in the rock garden. (15 cm) Foliage:Rubbery-textured. containers between ste pping stones or in Flower: Yellow. susan is an old. sometimes nostalgic and often cheri shed wildflower for naturalized areas. Native to the Caucasus region of The two-row stonecrop 'John Creech' is distinguished by its pink flowers. evergreen.A vigorous. 1/2 in. measuring 5-8 cm in diameter (up to 15 cm in some cultivars). robust . native plant gardens and borders. can be linear to spatulate(spoon shaped).Part shade to full sun under 6 in. cottage gardens. well-drained areas with full sun. used for dry areas in rock gardens.
succulent perennial isa popular evergreen to semi -evergreen Flower: Long lasting.Part to full sun . Iris japonica is a c ommon groundcover in many suburban areas. well-drained soils. Fringed iris. This creeping.Toleratesheat and drought poisonous.It looks great planted along south-facing stone walls or along the front a border. flattened. Iris fimbriata is used as groundcover in shaded area . rounded. poisonous.This low-branching succulent is easy to grow. short stem . Iris japonica Iridaceae .Needs well drained soil 60-120 cm Flower: Pale green. (30-45 cm) Root: roots- Rhizome that to or bulbous spreads grow new Native of China. herbaceous. medium green leaves. and pleasing to the touch. dry to medium. As this suggests.Average. tolerant of dry shade. sword-shaped leaves and pale lavender flowers with yellow-orange crests and fringed edges on the petals underground shoots grows on roofs.Excellent grow in the rock garden. Nice little hardy. medium blue. It can quickly form a dense mat of foliage by creeping stems that root at the nodes as they spread along the ground. Eastern Europe nature and small.Dry to normal water need . containers between stepping stones or in wall niches. green white and lilac flower spikes.Two-row stonecrop perennial with a mat-forming growth habit . white/near white 36.A variety of Iris with evergreen foliage that . 35.Full sun to partial shade . pink. evergreen. star-shaped. Canary Island aeonium.Can thrive in poor soil . Aeoniumcanariense Crassulaceae . .Offsetting succulent. -Grow along the . yellow. it's pretty drought tolerant.A bulbous perennial with evergreen. star-shaped flowers are borne on cone-shaped Native to the Canary islands It is pleasing to the eye.It sometimes growing in open forest edges and grasslands Orchid Iris.Tolerant dry conditions 12-18 in. Flower: Orange. pinks. showy. white. variegated Iris with Foliage: stem. held in round corymbs garden ornamental primarily grown for its pretty succulent leaves. dense green foliage. .Mostly sand to clay loam .
succulent.Loose rosettes of emerald green with dense hairs covering leaf surface. on the stem tips. orange. Cosmopolitan container gardening and widely grown in temperate climates as an ornamental plant for annual bedding. One drawback in . rubbery-textured.Full sunlight . five petals. and they open only during bright sunlight 38. some are striped or spotted with contrasting colors. Pigweed habit with reddish stems arising from a . .Dry. or the spaces between stepping stones. . 37. pink. thick and fleshy. giant velvet rose ground but the flowers stand up very tall. Foliage:Evergreen.Full or part shade moisture . It's perfect for a hot.Regular watering under 6 in.Cactus andsucculents Perennial .Prefer sandy or gravelly soils .Well-drained soils . although it cannot be walked on.Drought-tolerant spikes and can be massed as a groundcover. dry. southern Brazil. but fast-growing annual plant Flower: Rose-like. It is alsoused in hanging baskets orin Moss rose. Portulacaoleracea cultivars Portulacaceae . sticky leaves with dense white hairs on both surfaces.Moss rose is often used as edging at the front of borders or in the cracks in a rock wall. arranged alternately or in small clusters . Portulaca -A small. variably red.A widespread weed that hasa prostrate Purslane. bright green Native to Argentina. Portulacagrandiflora cultivars Portulacaceae -A prostrate herb with succulent leaves and stems . mostly prostrate.Preferable to provide cool shade during dormancy . (15 cm) Leaf: Cylindrical and pointed at the tips . reddish. Pigweed isedible and the fleshy leavesare sometimes flowersreadily used in and salads.Drought tolerant . white. and Uruguay and originates from the dryplains of South America Moss rose makes a beautiful ground cover in a dry or rocky area. sandy soil .Well-drained soil Leaf: Alternate leaves cl ustered Adequate up to 40cm Stem:Smooth. south facing slope.velvet rose. and yellow. It spreads rapidlythrough seed. red Widespread in all states except Tasmania.
Hairy Portulaca on the stems. . oval-shaped. plant appears to behave as an annual or weak perennial where it is common weeds of tended areas.Prostrate herb with fleshy. reddish stems and thick. .Full Sun .Succulent prostrate herb. seeds are formed in a tiny pod. dark green itsuse on green roofs is that itbehaves like an annual andwhen the plant dies. compacted soils and drought.singlerooting point . thesomewhat persistent barestems look like sticks stickingout from the substrate Flower:Yellow. open singly at the center of the leaf cluster for only a few hours on sunny mornings. andcan be an eyesore.However it is not often cultivated as an ornamental species due to its invasive tendencies. mat-forming with linear leaves and pink flowers variability during development. Akulikuli. 39. 6 mm wide. succulent. It exhibits morphologic The Kiss-Me-Quick. fleshy. It is common weeds at a glance. five regular parts. borne in heads or fascicles but usually . Pink Purslane. alternate. . apex acute Native of America and its range extends from the southern United States and the Caribbean as far south as Brazil. Portulacapilosa Portulacaceae -Has distinctive tufts of white shaggy hairs . Portulacapilosa is a highly variable species.Drought-tolerant. Flower: Red-purple.Withstand considerable drought. leaf blade terete-linear or subulate-lanceolate.Average Water Needs 1 to 6 inches (5-20 cm) Leaf: Cylindrical with red margins. succulent. at stem joints and ends . which opens when the seeds are ready. Root: taproot with fibrous secondary roots and is able to tolerate poor. thick and narrow. succulent leaves which are oval shaped and about 25 mm long.
have an unpleasant smell if bruised. Stem: Prostrate. Seeds black. densely caespitose.5 mm diam which dehisces along the equator like an operculum. Serissafoetida ¶Snow Leaves· Synonym: Serissa japonica ¶Snow Leaves· Rubiaceae . Its tidy habit and long blooming period Serissa. suberect to erect.Sun/part sun .An evergreen shrub with oval. but it can be difficult to maintain. . Yellow-rim .Drought tolerant 3 to 4 ft.Has naturally small dark green leaves and rough interesting trunk. not articulated. from India. Style and stigma red. Native to open sub-tropical woodlands and wet meadows in southeast Serissa is one of the most popular of all bonsai subjects. 40. succulent. not fragrant. and China to Japan. Foliage: Opposite. Fruit:A capsule 2-2. 1 to 1. the basal half densely clothed in white hairs.This plant is great for indoors. Flower: Small white flowers.with only one flower open at any time. diffuse and much branched. Asia. surrounded by involucre of 6-9 bracts and dense wool. Embryo C-shaped. deep green.Serissa also is used in front of foundations and in planter boxes.Average water . leaf axils densely pilose. . simple deep green leaves. numerous.Well-drained soil . stigma 3-6 -lobed.5" long.
Foliage: Dark blue-green to blue-gray foliage with a powdery white underside.75 ft. Therefore.Full sun to part shade . black flower spikes 42. 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. The tiny evergreen leaves. water margins and areas that experience some seasonal flooding 1 to 3 ft. lobes borne singlyor in clusters make it an attractive hedge a nd edging plant. it is b est grown in mass for foliage effect in moist to wet areas including ones with standing water.It will grow in shallow (3-4 ") water. Native to Eastern United State This sedge is good for water gardens.Moist fertile soil 0. grey trunk.Beautiful green foliage. It is also a good selection for low spots. spreading by runners to form tufts . plant. . Carexstricta Cyperaceae . 41.Spreads by rhizomes Tussock sedge to form large colonies.Rush or Sedge .Part shade to full shade . Flower: not showy. tolerating deeper water as it ages. small.exceeded by the stem in height sites.funnel-shapedwith tubular calyces and 4-6spreading petal .Grows well in wet low spots. 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.A slender. It grows abundantly. often in seasonally flooded Leaf:Dense tufts of grass -like leaves.Has many upright wiry stems that branch in all directions and form a wide bushy dome. Carexnigra Cyperaceae . grass-like plant with a cluster of brown seed capsules clinging high on the stem .Rush or Sedge .Prefer moist to wet soils .It is evergreen in all Black Sedge but the coldest climates. gnarled trunk and frequent blooming make the little Serissa a favorite among bonsai enthusiasts. . . ground covers and rock gardens. stream/pond margins or areas with seasonal flooding and may be grown in a . yellow margin.5-0.opposite leaves and rough.
44. very narrow.Drought andheat tolerant.Singular dense clumps .Perennial . sometimes rhizomatous Flower: Clouds of hazy purple tinted flowers.Ornamental Grasses and Bamboo .Ground-hugging rounded clump -Shade or sun .Tough and drought tolerant up to 50cm Foliage: Bright green.Flourish on dry and sterile ground where most other grasses cannot get a foothold under 6 in.. it is widely used in roof planting. Wavy hair grass .A densely tufted perennial grass . 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. the panicles are both slightly feathery and a bit one-sided. Deschampsiaflexuosa Poaceae . The main use of this plant is as pasture for sheep on poor land where more valuable grasses cannot be successfully grown. folded or rolled.Sun to partial shade . inconspicuous. rolled up in the bud and persist in this condition even when fully developed. . flat.Forms slightly weeping loose tussocks . Now.Fine-textured drought-tolerant lawn grass. (15 cm) Foliage:Evergreen.It is sometimes used as a Sheep·sfescue blue fescue . yellow. . tufted .Tolerates shady conditions variety of upland locations as long as soils are kept consistently moist. 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. leaf blades mainly basal. Festucaovina 'var' Poaceae . linear to setaceous .Average water needs . Tussock sedge is an effective accent for smaller gardens and ground cover for shady areas. Crinkled hair grass. blue-green hair-like. Besides. sharply-pointed but not prickly. 43. Flower: Straw-colored flower heads. alternate-arranged. it is ideal low growing plantings for woodland shade areas or dappled shade.Preferhumus rich damp / wet soil type .
Good luck plant. Motherresemble a succulent or cacti . rolled up in the bud. it is widely utilized climates in tropical and . It also helps in recreation and beautification which is used as a turf for lawns.Has sub-species forms that have rhizomes and forms tufts . slopes. cuts.Drought-tolerant 30-200cm Foliage:Glossy. more or less angular. Great as an accent plantfor green roof.Full sun to dense shade . hot weather. linear-lanceolate. wiry.underground Red fescue rootstocks. each of which contains 4-6 flowers. -Full sun to light shade. and fills. the spike-lets. and from eight to twenty-four inches high. the outer glume of the flower has an longer awn Native to theCalifornia. Native to South Snake plant is typically utilized as an accent. . Little water everywhere else Leaf: Narrow and needle like.The tufted nature is what gives the grass its springy characteristic. and playgrounds. Red fescue is an excellent soil binder and used extensively for stabilizing waterways. Red Fescue is a very smooth and texturedplant with splashes of red andgreen. making it less palatable to livestock. United States and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.Perennial with long. golf courses. plastic-textured succulent.2-20 cm Flower:In a panicle as it is larger and often a little nodding. Festucarubra Poaceae . one of the most shade resistant lawn grasses . Africa. creeping. banks. 46. be flat when developed except in very dry. undulatingsword-shaped. white. athletic fields. medicinal andculinary. In addition. It is useful in l andscaping. surrounded at their base with numerous secondary shoots 45. fibrous. are variously coloured but often reddish-brown. from the joints of which the over ground stems and shoots arise. green. Devil·s tongue.Stem: Numerous and slender. but only the basal ones persist in that condition. dwarf forms will work in subtropical .Shrub-like clumps that more closely Snake plant.Needs regular water in the low desert areas. foundation plant or in mass plantings. bright green. Sansevieriatrifasciata Agavaceae .
narrow. 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. tubularand are borne on loose raceme-like space Sansevieriaspp.Pleasantly coarse textured . 152-254 mm (6-10 inches) Leaf: Deep glossy green. Whether grown in containers or in the landscape they make . and flowers areused for arrangements in the floral industry.A clump-forming bulbous perennial Autumn Zephyrlily.Tolerate wet soils . Zephyranthes candida Amaryllidaceae . Besides. Fruit: An orange to orange-red. or yellow.showy. it is ideal planted as both pot or container and border edging colour.Partial shade to full sun . Stem:Leaves originate from small one to six-leaved rosettes on rhizomatous stems.The rush-like leaves will reach 12 inches (30 cm) in containers or as landscape plants. or roof-top gardens. whole plants. Fairy lily. rock gardens. It is ideal for rock gardens and for tucking into groundcovers. Flower: Fragrant. sometimes escapescultivation. are utilized in interiorscapes.narrow. globose. Snake Sansevieria than a garden perennial .cup shaped white and sometimes flushed rose blooms. . further mnorthSansevieria spp. not ornamental. 3 mm wide. 47. leaves.Clump-forming perennial with glossy green. margins are entire and tips acuminate. Rain Lily is especially valuable as a groundcover planted under deciduous trees in light shade .in-law·s-tongue. deadhead spend flowers. White rain lily plant .Moist well-drained soil .Sand to clay loam soil Flower:Shiny pure white flowers tinged pink inside that look like crocuses .An evergreen herbaceous perennial. patio containers. one to three-seededberry.Has a habit of closing up its fragrant petals at night. greenish white to white flowers. are favorites for coastal landscapes in tropical regions. basal leaves .
a showy fall floral display. .
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