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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
bringing aesthetic interest to the staircase shaft plant community. sandy or gravelly soils 1. . 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 . and fernlike. Rhusaromatica Anacardiaceae . spleen pain and as a sedative . and the fresh leaves are used as a lining in fruit baskets to help preserve the fruits. and on gentle slopes. deciduous. from This East Coast native can be found growing in sandy soils and dry hillsides with low organic content. Seeds : in bur like heads.Prefers acidic. but a low. axillary peduncles. Ceanothusamericanus Buckthorn (Rhamnaceae) . Tea made from its roots isdrank to relieve toothache. around 2 m Leaf: Alternate arrangement.Irregular crown and Fragrant sumac dense .Leaves are used for Sweet fern rhizomatous shrub Leaves: simple. burlish.3. trifoliate. 4. digestive problems. with four per fruit 5.Well-drained.inflorescences on lengthy. Comptoniaperegrina Myricaceae . ovate-shaped. acid. dry. and Stem: red-brown to grey west to Minnesota potpourri. and tea made from the leaves has been used to relieve symptoms of Flowers: catkins clustered a t ends of the branches dysentery. similar to the growing substrate installed on the staircase shaft. whooping cough.Sandy or rocky soil conspicuous in native meadows and garden beds.New Jersey tea.Deciduous shrub . North America It can often be located in forest clearings or verges. 18²42 in Flower: white.Full sun to mostly shade . bronchitis.The root is astringent due to its tannin content and contains an alkaloid that lowers blood pressure New Jersey tea. asthma.5 m Foliage:Deciduous Native to eastern North America. grow in clumpy. on The snowball-like floral display is prairies.Shrub. seed capsules banks or lakeshores. Jersey tea ceanothus Fruit:Dry. fragrant and hairy southern Quebec south to the extreme north of Georgia. -Root system is thick with fibrous root hairs close to the surface -Stout. or similar untreed areas . dehiscent.Not a fern. Fruits may be eaten raw. deciduous. woody roots that reach deep into the earth -Dry plains. having many thin branches. alternate.
Rosa Carolina Rosaceae .brancheshaveascendi ng tips . roadsides. Fruit: hairy.Medium to wet 90-185 cm Flower: Pink. red drupe 6. . entire or sparingly toothed. yellow petals. average diameter 2". linear or narrowly 20 cm Flower: Short inflorescence. Fruit: Showy . Sedum telephioides. alternate . Hylotelephiumtelephioides summer-green to winter-red foliage. the thick foliage creates a green cap over the staircase shaft.Suckers well-drained soil Flowers: dioeciously yellow flowers Chesapeake Watershed. or three-lobed leaves . Sedum stenopetalum Crassulaceae . make jelly and tea 7. Crassulaceae . punctuated by yellow floral blooms in mid-summer.24-26°C (75-78°F) . armed with thorns / prickles . 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. Rose hip skin used as treatment for upset stomach . making it well-suited to exposed conditions.Perennial. .Sun -Humus.A herbaceous plant with succulent stems. and it has introduced populations in Ontario 8.Mesic-dry soil . deciduous Allegheny stonecrop erect stems Leaf:Oblong or oval. strong fragrance. borne mostly solitary bloom form Native to eastern North America A rugged rose well suited to meadows. and wilder gardens. becoming a conspicuous element in the neighborhood rooftop topography. provides a distinctjagged texture year-round to the south wave. loam.Medium.Regular water .A succulent plant producing mats or Worm leaf stonecrop clumps of lance-shaped. linear.5 to 7 leaflets.Dicot . 5 petals. sandy Leaf:Alternate arrangement. sometimes with red veins.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 shrub in the rose family Pasture rose .Full sun .
Prefers well-drained.Drought.Heat Tolerant under 6 in. 10. may slightly turn Native to Kamchatka. heat & 0. yellow-tinted. Sedum floriferum ´Weihenstephaner Goldµ Crassulaceae .. Hardy Duncecap Flower: White sedum plant palette of the south wave.Cactus . 9. succulent green leaves sharply toothed near the ends.Full sun or shade .15 cm) Foliage: serrated Blue-green. . well-drained areas with full sun.Flowers appear on reddish stems rising above the thick. crooked or worm-like. Siberia A low-growing sedum spreads trailing stems across forming a the substrate surface.Succulent . Orostachysboehmeri Crassulaceae . triangular.Succulent . it is an excellent selection for difficult sites such as banks and rocky areas. (15 cm) Foliage: Grown for foliage. rosette of rough. average moist.Drought tolerant . dense groundcover in slightly red. 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. dry soil 4-6 in (10 . edges. dark green leaves Stonecrop spreads by trailing stems to form an attractive ground cover. with sharply pointed tips. Hence.Perennial. 11. It can be a good container plant and also the Flower: White. bronze-orange flowers mass planting.33 Leaf: Six spiral rows of small Native to Europe and A beautiful and tough sedum brings .17 .Full Sun . oval.Perennialherb linear-lanceolate and strongly keeled or nerved on the upper surface. It also can be used as a container plant.0. Sedum sexangulare Crassulaceae . yellow. clusters of star-shaped.Average Water Needs . evergreen .Low-growing stonecrop that . It grows well grows well near water gardens or ponds .
Ground covers humidity tolerant . star shaped 1/2 inch across garden. forming lush green mats of small succulent leaves Flower: White. It isnice in a rock garden and for planting in green roofs or in rock walls. North Africa. Stem: Fleshy bearing terminal rosettes of stiff 12.Tolerates some under 6 in. Thick.Some Sand to Some Clay . Voodoo Stonecrop -A low-growing. particularly for hot. 6-12 in. Sedums are excellent grown in the rock Flower: Yellow.Perennials. dry sites.Vigorous. succulent. (15-30 cm) Foliage:The cylindrical to spherical leaves are pale to dark green and sometimes red-flushed. 'Voodoo' is a creeping evergreen sedum. cactus and succulents . dry to medium moisture. When young and small the leaves are green. sprawling. Sedum spurium´Voodooµ Crassulaceae . Flat clusters of small starry white to pinkish flowers appear from late spring into summer. obovate. and West Asia This drought-tolerant evergreen sedum forms a spreading mat of rounded leaves and stalks. At full size they are overlain with gray and blend to maroon at the Two-row stonecrop. mat-forming. Native to rocky areas of Europe.Well-drained soil. It thrives in full sun. Sedum album ´Muraleµ Crassulaceae . spoon shaped.Full Sun . Prized for the colors of its leaves and stems.. White stonecrop groundcover for sandy or gravelly soils in sun. It is an excellent groundcover plant.Full Sun .Dry to Normalwater range ft. Light Pink. cylindrical leaves. but tolerates a wide range of conditions. silvery or mi d green leaves Asia. 13. . well-drained soils .Creeping evergreen perennial is a verdant .Average.Part shade to full sun . showy.Drought-tolerant. dark maroon-red leaves are toothed near the ends Native to western Eurasia. intricate texture to the plant palette and the reliability of a tried -and-true green roof plant ( also planted on terrace) . containers between stepping stones or in wall nich es. branching edges.Drought-tolerant . The stems are maroon too and . evergreen Watch chain sedum Stonecrop Tasteless perennial with mat-forming growth habit . dark mahogany-leaved Stem: Creeping. (15 cm) Foliage:EvergreenSucculent.
Mat-forming . . evergreen.Besides that. succulent and can be green. waxy and sometimes have red centers its brilliant yellow flowers and meandering pads are most effective at the front of mixed plantings. enriching the planting with horticultural allegory and providing a radiating texture to the Hens and chicks succulents that produce clusters of rosettes.Cacti and other succulent Flower: Purple. appear on branched stalks. 15. so they are mostly hidden below the leaves. light shade .Perennial .A prostrate spreading cactus with fibrous . Opuntiahumifusa Cactaceae .Full sun to partial shade .Tolerates poor soils and some drought under 6 in. star-shaped plant palette. It thrives in rock gardens and containers. . Sempervivumtectorum Crassulaceae . red. . It is useful in mixed borders and natural areas. 14. purple or yellow.Thrive in full sun .Sandy or gravelly soils stems root at the nodes. (8-10 in) Stem: Greenflattened and formed of segments. Native to the mountains of southern Europe The ´house leeksµ are an ancient group of green roof plants. Eastern Prickly Pear or Indian Fig roots -Mostly spineless or may have 1-2 whitish-brown spines along the edges Flower:Yellow to gold. 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. (15 cm) Leaf:In a basal rosette. they run on the ground.Well-drained soil. . 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 an evergreen succulent with a mat forming growth habit.Dry to medium water need . making the plant a tidy groundcover of unusual color.Well-drained soil.Intolerant of shade Up to 2 ft. star-shaped.stonecrop or sedum that is commonly grown as a ground cover.red or pink. Hardy prickly pear is low-growing and Prickly pear cactus. It is best when planted in groups or massed as a ground cover. rose-red flowers bloom in four-branched inflorescences rise to a uniform height. found along the margins of mature segments. which Flower: Tiny.
five-petaled flowers bloom in rose.Average. offer a red-purple color to the rooftop palette. Foliage: Oblong. well-drained. dry to medium moisture. (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. It is best in rock gardens and may be grown in border fronts and wildflower or native plant gardens.Herbaceous when young. 0. similar to summer condition s found on the south wave. or pink Native to North America A vigorous. neutral to slightly alkaline pH soils 6 in Flower: Small. lance-shaped basal leaves with smaller paired stem leaves.Found in dry or open Wild pink forest or woodland clearings. Silenecaroliniana Caryophyllaceae . that bristle with sharp spines. but semi-woody with age Foliage: Evergreen to semi-evergreen. the abundant flowers Moss phlox. needle-like.1-15.Prefers moist.Full sun and . and at the edge of beds or low walls . -Full sun to part shade .Semi-evergreen . well-drained soils Leaf: Tufts of narrow. blue.75 to 1 ft. 16.Dry to medium water need . mat-forming phlox that thrives in well -drained soils with good sun exposure. opposite to clustered on the stemsand densely arranged. flattened pads 2-6 in (5. This spring-flowering accent groundcoveris commonly found in rock gardens. 17. . white. spreading. tolerates rocky soils and hot areas. Phlox subulata Polemoniaceae -Creeper . Mountain Phlox perennial or short semi-evergreen groundcover .2 cm) long. the pulp is ruby red and tastes a little like watermelon.Perennial forb/herb . along paths. either linear or awl -shaped (linear with a slightly swollen base). at foundations. Moss Pink. with its subtle north-facing slope.Fruit:Juicy and edible red fruits measure from 3 -5 cm. mauve.
low-growing plant forms a mat of gray-blue foliage and is well reputed Spruce-leaved stonecrop.Naturally inhabits A fast-growing member of the green roof planting. spreading on the ground produces attractive cactus-like form.Good drainage . with irregular curves .A great ´parking lot plantµ.Watering. Basutoland Hardy Ice Plant. Sedum rupestre Crassulaceae . chartreuse/yellow.Brilliant yellow single flowers are .Bright green jellybean foliage spreads to form solid mats .18. Jenny's Stonecrop and Prick-madam softer tissue . Delospermanubigenum ´Basutolandµ Aizoaceae . this mat-forming Ice plant. perennials succulent with showy flowers is well suited to rooftop conditions. 10 cm (5 in) Flower: Yellow Origin: Europe A strong. Foliage:Evergreen. smooth-textured. stone troughs.Modern gardeners love the bright hues and neat habit of this adaptable succulent. daisy-like Native of eastern South Africa . but with .Groundcovers. Grow well in full sun and well-drained substrates (also planted on terraces).Partial to full sun . making it an excellent plant for coverage and filling tight areas (also planted on terraces).Full sun .Drought tolerant 2-4 in (15 cm) Flower: Golden yellow. easy to grow in the toughest situations. 1/2" fleshy needle-like foliage forms a whorl around the stem.glabrous bluish-green leaves erect along the stems for seeking out nooks and crannies in the garden. Reflexed Stonecrop.Groundcover. . Foliage: Bluish-green (spruce colored) linear.Resembling spruce branches. Plant it in broad shallow containers. rock gardens or pebbly sunny border edges. . This is an extra vigorous form of the golden iceplant that tends to flowe r longer than the wild-type form.Grows in small bushes. succulent. Sedum reflexum. Golden Ice Plant plentiful . three-sided rocky screes on mountainsides where conditions are both cold and dry 19. Blue Stonecrop. It will also thrive in crevices between rock walls.
light green.Intolerant of competition from tall aggressive plants Flower: Pink tored.5-0. Western Asia The red. succulent. leaf margin incised. . foliage of this tough of sedum greens break among the the Two-Row stonecrop rosy-red flowers.Herbaceous. . surrounded by finger-like leaves.cactus/succulent 20. . green to blue-gray and glabrous 0. loam.Prefer dry conditions. opposite leaves. horizontally colonizing. poisonous. Talinumcalycinum Portulacaceae . bronzy -red leaves Eastern Europe. sand soil . 21. . flattened. it survives drought by storing water within its leaves. 22.Full sun. rocks and glades.Growing in large colonies in the wild. rose. the beautiful purple flowers and slender succulent leaves are curious additions to the roof ·s terraces. 5-8 petaled Leaf:Up to 3" long. to 3/4 inch wide. . Eragrostisspectabilis Poaceae . Sedums are excellent grown in the rock garden.Ornamental grasses and bamboo . held in round corymbs wall niches(also planted on terraces). this stonecrop works well as a groundcover or wall plant. obovate. contrasting against green leaves with bronzy-maroon highlights.Features pink to red. and soil that is rocky.Drought-tolerant .Full sun to light shade . pink. (15 cm) Foliage:Evergreen.Tolerant infertile.Well Drained. (45-60 cm) Lea:Classy green leaves.A rock garden favorite.75 ft. or sandy. Sedum spurium´Fuldaglutµ Crassulaceae -Mat-forming species forms a carpet of . showy. semi-evergreen homogeny spurium-type ground covers. glabrous. perennial. rounded. and succulent Tropical America Well-suited to rocky soils and full sun. gravelly. blanketing the ground and even climbing vertical surfaces where happy. Stem: Branch occasionally. coral. The perfect plant for a rock garden or xeric planting. containers between stepping stones or in Flower: red. mostly basal Native to United States The inflorescences of this low-growing grass bring a light. variegated. adding a slight verticality to the terrace texture (also planted on terraces).Full Sun . 18-24 in. star-shaped. 5-8 petaled flowers in cymes atop leafless stems .A Missouri native perennial which most Fameflower Rock Pink often occurs in rocky soils.Average Water under 6 in. cloud-like texture .
Some sand to some clay soil . called nodes. on a central stem.Average water Flower: Pretty reddish to with a hint of purple to the roof palette.yield burgundy-red seeds. the leaf margins are most often smooth. Nodes are the points of attachment for leaves . .Purple lovegrass . flower and seeds are borne in spikes. Short-grass prairies of North America are dominated by Bouteloua species. perennials Stem:Composed of solids joints.Dry to normal water range .Narrow grasslike foliage. . 15²30 cm Flower: Green to purple. separated by segments called internodes. with leaf Blue grama grass veins typically parallel to one another . and Midwest states to Mexico The unique inflorescence of this drought-tolerant grass is suspended horizontally from the tip of the flower stalk.Perennials . jointed flowering stems (culms). Grass: Herbs with cylindrical.Dappled to full sun Foliage: Deciduous. Boutelouagracilis Poaceae .Ground covers. hollow between the joints 23. green. makingBlue grama a natural choice for meadow gardens. It looks good in containers and can be grown as a water conserving lawn when mowed to a 2 inch height. racemes or panicles.Drought tolerant.Most commonly found from Alberta east to Manitoba and south across the Rocky Mountains. stiff inflorescence appears like reddish -purple clouds hovering at ground level. Native to dry plains of central North America . and its tough foliage tolerates dry soils with low organic content in full sun.Produces curious inflorescences suspended horizontally like tiny brushes from the top of each flowering stem. pendent. tiny flowers aggregated into highly modified clusters. bringing aesthetic interest to the roofs plant community. nodding. Great Plains. purpled sprays of flowers and seeds. In late summer the fine -textured.Fluffy clouds of bronze-red inflorescences sandy and poor soils in full sun . ornamental grasses and bamboos. .
Make a neat clump of bright grassy leaves to about a foot high. Allium cernuum Alliaceae . with a soft texture. plantings of this perennial bulb on the street side Nodding onion. with numerous rounded heads of mauve flowers . . and 2²3 mm in diameter. and grow in dense clusters from the roots.Full sun to part shade Leaf: Hollow tubular. (30²50 cm) Bulb: Slender conical.The plant is hardy. .Features clumps of flat. grass-like . Allium schoenoprasum Alliaceae .Dry to medium 1 to 1. narrow. lady's leek leaves . Clumps can also be divided. produced in a dense inflorescence of 10-30 together Seed: In a small three-valved capsule 25. Its group. 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.5 ft.Full sun to part shade . 2²3 cm long and 1 cm broad..A bulb-forming herbaceous perennial Chive plant. mass or use as an edger in herb gardens and vegetable gardens. It is Also effective as an ornamental (leaves may still be harvested) in rock gardens or border fronts and may be grown in pots. prior to the 1 to 1. Flower: Pale purple. although. and self-seeds readily. up to 50 cm long.Easily identified by itsdistinctive curved ´comblikeµ seedheads 24. perennial. emergence of a flower from a leaf. fragrant star-shaped with six petals.Make useful flowers for a border .Thrive in welldrained soil. rich in organic matter . it may appear stiffer than usual. 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. Native Asia America to and Europe.
An erect herbaceous . almost feathery.Tiny bell-shaped. .Leafless scapes rising slightly above the foliage. dry to medium. Flower:Mature into spherical crested fruits which later split open to reveal the dark shiny seeds.The leaves have Flower:Ray and disk flowers which are white to pink. pink to lilac pink flowers which appear in loose. but may be prolonged by dividing the plant every other year.Full sun. with the leaves near the middle and bottom of the stem being the largest.Drought tolerant . 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 .2 to 1m Leaf:5²20 cm long. generally 3 to 8 ray flowers that are ovate to round.drained soil . forms dense apart.Average. Achilleamillefolium Asteraceae . disk flowers range from 15 to 40 Leaf: Grayish green. aromatic. The plant has a relatively short life. and very finely dissected.Best in sandy loams keeled grass-like leaves. li ke soft dainty ferns. edible and has a strong onion flavor. showy flowers 26. well-drained soil .Prefers well. bipinnate or tripinnate. does not have bulblets in the inflorescence. A vigorous ´weedµ whose cultivated relatives often outcompete many other species in the typical garden setting. cauline and more or less clasping. nodding clusters atop erect .Water regularly 0. water need .Leaves are evenly distributed along the stem.Responds best to soil that is poorly developed and well drained . . bears a single flowering stem. . . as well as from rooftop terraces.Adaptable to a wide variety of soils and growing conditions. and arranged spirally on the stems.. . Common yarrow is a weedy species and can become invasive. and planting 12 to 18 inches Yarrow perennial plant that produces one to several stemsand has a rhizomatous growth form. and likely to spread.Have an oniony smell when cut or bruised. Native to the Northern Hemisphere. Europe and western Asia. nodding umbel of white or rose flowers. .
glabrous or sparsely soft-hairy at base. gray. flattened.Best grown in Leaf:Colorful. 2 to 3 ft. blue. elliptic. purple. acidic soils. from terminal clusters (umbels) containing numerous flower buds Leaves:Alternate.The stems and foliage are covered in woolly . (30-45 cm) Stems:Erect. rarely folded. wild gardens or naturalized areas. Tradescantiabracteata Commelinaceae . or rose. creamy yellow. stout.Dry to medium water need . sepals 3. It is also effective in borders and Spiderwort herbaceous perennial .Prefers moist. 28. It is an interesting and long-blooming perennial for native plant gardens. soft-hairy. three-petaled flowers accented by contrasting yellow stamens open up.Tolerant of poor soils 12-18 in. but many The dusty silver foliage and erect habit of thus grass add unique texture and color to the north wave meadow. pointed. filaments densely bearded. rarely branched. margins entire. simple.Full sun -Average. fragrant.A rhizomatous perennial herb Silver king . well-drained soil . glabrous or sparsely hairy Native to the New World from southern Canada south to northern Argentina. stamens 6. parallel veined. (30cm-1m) Flower: not showy. but mid-summer foliage decline is a potential disincentive for a Flowers:Stalks densely soft-hairy. whose purple flowers bring aesthetic interest to the green roof plant community. linear-lanceolate. This drought-tolerant plant is well suited to .Rose to purple. The well-drained soils and exposure to full sun on the north wave are ideal for this spiderwort. . Artemisia ludoviciana Asteraceae . very small flower head Native to North America where it is widespread coast to coast.Full sun . margins sometimes purple. petals 3. rounded. prominent placement therein. rock gardens. seeds 2-6. dry to medium moisture. Fruits:Capsules.A compact. clump-forming .varying degrees of hairiness spreading mats of lacy leaves from rhizomes that creep beneath the ground surface 27.
. (60-90 cm) Flower: Clustered orange or yellow flowers. aromatic subspecies are found only in the western United States gravely soil and competitive meadow conditions. silver-white. dry soils . This is an outstanding silver-leaved perennial for any sunny border. alternate. pointed. . and smooth on the edge. Leaf: Spirally arranged. lance-shaped. dry to medium. or naturalized/native plant areas and also be effective in sunny borders.Average. Eastern and southern United States A showy native milkweed that thrives in dry soils with low organic content. prairies.Does well in poor. lance-shaped leaves. discoid flower heads appear in dense panicles at the stem .The tiny yellowish-gray. . It is commonly used in Butterfly gardens.Does not have milky-sapped stems.Does poorly in moist to wet soils where plants are susceptible to root rot.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. 2²5 inches across.Hairy stems with narrow.Herbaceous perennial .gray or white hairs. Plants form a bushy. dry to medium.Drought tolerant . with clusters of creamy flowers Stem: The top of the stem is occupied by a narrow inflorescence of many nodding flower heads. sand or gravel soil. 29. and using in dried arrangements: simply hang bunches upside-down in a warm dark room. upright mound. It is nice for cutting. Asclepiastuberosa Apocynaceae . well-drained soils . 24-36 in. Especially nice in tubs and containers with other perennials. Itsseed pods are valued in dried flower arrangements. but has also been reported on stream margins. provide a dark-green backdrop for the showy flower heads. pubescent and somewhat sage-like in appearance.Full sun . 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 . meadows. among other strong plants.Favors dry.Typically grows in a . are at the top of the flowering stem. offering a bright orange inflorescence to the roof ·s color palette. lanceolate. well-drained soils .
The stalk itself is covered witha fine down. gray-downy stems produce terminal. Solidagonemoralis Asteraceae -Flowering prairie plant . medium (loamy) and heavy (clay) soils.) Flower: Tiny flowers in plume-shaped clusters up to 6 inches tall.Can be distinguished by its nodding head and stiffer pubescence. serving a didactic and aesthetic purpose. yellow . lance-shaped. As it is easily recognized. Old field goldenrod .Prefers light (sandy).. coarsly-toothed. . spindle-shaped seed pods (3-6" long) which split open when ripe releasing numerous silky-tailed seeds for dispersal b y the wind. 30. Leaf: Thin.Grow in full sun or in very light shade . and become broadest near their tips. and can grow in heavy clay soil -Requires dry or moist. America This conspicuous inhabitant of native fields colonizes and establishes itself readily. usually near the top of the plant. occur on the upper side of hairy stalks which arch out and downward creating a vase-shaped flower cluster. and ends in a plume-like cluster of yellow flowers. one-sided. yellow. 6-30 in (1 1/2-2 ft. it brings meadow analogies to the rooftop.Flowers give way to prominent. Native to Western N. Stem: Clumps of slender. and well-drained soil.
It is good to be a border planting which can be effective in naturalized areas. .Flowers having dark purplish brown Black-eyed susan centers. it is also a g ood plant for areas with poor. medium moisture. well-drained soils . somewhat weedy plant that features -Average.A bushy. drought and a Flower: Inflorescences 2 to 3 ft. it displays a large composite flower similar to its commonly cultivated relatives but with the strength of a wild native.A coarse. . thread leaf coreopsis. whorled coreopsis. Rudbeckiahirta Asteraceae .Tolerates heat. Leaf: Palmately 3-parted leaves with thread-like segments end a fine-textured and airy appearance to the plant 1. and dry fields. 31.Flowers are produced abundantly in loose. covered by coarse hair. much-branched Thread-leaved tickseed. and south Florida. hairy. 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. lance-shaped leaves Native to most of North America Central United States Usually inhabits waste -places. humidity and drought. Black-eyed . dry soils.Tolerant of heat. yet elegant. well-drained soil . wiry stems 32. to northern . daisy -like flowers with untoothed rays and darker yellow center disks . However. pot -of-gold perennial with three-parted threadlike leaves arranged in opposite pairs or in whorls of three. making the species well suited to harsh environments.5 to 2 ft.Full sun. (1-2m) Leaf: Mostly basal leaves 10-18 cm long. open clusters on thin. Flower: Pale yellow.Dry to medium moisture. States from Maryland and Virginia to West Virginia. Coreopsis verticillata Asteraceae .The foliage looks a little like that of cosmos .Full sun. . roadsides. Tennessee and Arkansas. native plant gardens or cottage gardens.plumes that gives the per ennial a vase-shaped appearance Seed: Single(achenes) and have tufts of fine hair at the tips. hairy. . rough.
star-shaped wall niches. Sedum kamtschaticum Crassulaceae . succulent. robust .Full sun . containers between ste pping stones or in Flower: Yellow. used for dry areas in rock gardens. sometimes nostalgic and often cheri shed wildflower for naturalized areas.Flowers yellow.Grow in well-drained soil of moderate fertility that is neutral to slightly alkaline. bluntly serrated above the middle and variable in shape. measuring 5-8 cm in diameter (up to 15 cm in some cultivars). cottage gardens. flat leaves with notched margins. forming a dense groundcover in Kamtchaticum sedum. Fruit: Star-like. . susan is an old. glossy dark green. can be linear to spatulate(spoon shaped). small leaves. 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. dark chocolate-brown center disks. domed center of disc florets.daisy-like flowers with bright yellow to orange-yellow rays and domed.A vigorous. wide range of soils except poorly-drained wet ones. native plant gardens and borders. Eastern Asia A low-growing sedum spreads trailing stems across the substrate surface. (15 cm) Foliage:Rubbery-textured. wide florets in flat terminal cymes of 6-10 florets. 1/2 in. familiar. wildflower meadows. It is a vigorous. 33. evergreen perennial with trailing growth habit. evergreen. Sedums are excellent grown in the rock garden. with yellow ray florets circling a brown. 6-12 in. Sedum spurium´John Creechµ Crassulaceae . is toothed toward the apex or top half of the leaf. orange follicl es 34.Leaves look like a small Pachysandra terminalis. Kamchatka Peninsula .Semi-evergreen perennial . as an edging in a perennial border. succulent. It is Leaves: Alternate.Cactus and succulents . well-drained areas with full sun. evergreen . stone walls or as a ground cover on slopes or hills.Part shade to full sun under 6 in. (15-30 cm) Stem: Unbranched.
A variety of Iris with evergreen foliage that . held in round corymbs garden ornamental primarily grown for its pretty succulent leaves. herbaceous.Can thrive in poor soil . It can quickly form a dense mat of foliage by creeping stems that root at the nodes as they spread along the ground. As this suggests. Flower: Orange. containers between stepping stones or in wall niches. pinks. flattened. and pleasing to the touch.Offsetting succulent.Needs well drained soil 60-120 cm Flower: Pale green. . succulent perennial isa popular evergreen to semi -evergreen Flower: Long lasting. well-drained soils. This creeping. star-shaped flowers are borne on cone-shaped Native to the Canary islands It is pleasing to the eye.A bulbous perennial with evergreen. Nice little hardy. star-shaped. (30-45 cm) Root: roots- Rhizome that to or bulbous spreads grow new Native of China. -Grow along the .Two-row stonecrop perennial with a mat-forming growth habit .Tolerant dry conditions 12-18 in. 35. green white and lilac flower spikes. Canary Island aeonium.This low-branching succulent is easy to grow. yellow. pink.Part to full sun . variegated Iris with Foliage: stem. Fringed iris. .Full sun to partial shade . dry to medium.Dry to normal water need . sword-shaped leaves and pale lavender flowers with yellow-orange crests and fringed edges on the petals underground shoots grows on roofs. Iris fimbriata is used as groundcover in shaded area . medium blue. Iris japonica is a c ommon groundcover in many suburban areas.Toleratesheat and drought poisonous. dense green foliage.Excellent grow in the rock garden. poisonous. it's pretty drought tolerant. showy.It sometimes growing in open forest edges and grasslands Orchid Iris. Aeoniumcanariense Crassulaceae . white. Iris japonica Iridaceae . medium green leaves. evergreen. white/near white 36.Mostly sand to clay loam .Average. Eastern Europe nature and small. rounded. short stem .It looks great planted along south-facing stone walls or along the front a border. tolerant of dry shade.
Portulacaoleracea cultivars Portulacaceae .Drought-tolerant spikes and can be massed as a groundcover. Portulacagrandiflora cultivars Portulacaceae -A prostrate herb with succulent leaves and stems . south facing slope. Pigweed isedible and the fleshy leavesare sometimes flowersreadily used in and salads. reddish.Well-drained soils . (15 cm) Leaf: Cylindrical and pointed at the tips . and yellow. giant velvet rose ground but the flowers stand up very tall. bright green Native to Argentina. pink. Portulaca -A small. variably red.Preferable to provide cool shade during dormancy .Moss rose is often used as edging at the front of borders or in the cracks in a rock wall.A widespread weed that hasa prostrate Purslane.Loose rosettes of emerald green with dense hairs covering leaf surface.Drought tolerant .Regular watering under 6 in. some are striped or spotted with contrasting colors. One drawback in . arranged alternately or in small clusters . succulent. . It's perfect for a hot. thick and fleshy. five petals.Dry. but fast-growing annual plant Flower: Rose-like. on the stem tips. Foliage:Evergreen. 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 . and they open only during bright sunlight 38. . mostly prostrate. southern Brazil.Well-drained soil Leaf: Alternate leaves cl ustered Adequate up to 40cm Stem:Smooth.Full sunlight . white. sandy soil . Pigweed habit with reddish stems arising from a . orange.Cactus andsucculents Perennial . 37. It spreads rapidlythrough seed. It is alsoused in hanging baskets orin Moss rose.Prefer sandy or gravelly soils . sticky leaves with dense white hairs on both surfaces. dry. red Widespread in all states except Tasmania. Cosmopolitan container gardening and widely grown in temperate climates as an ornamental plant for annual bedding. although it cannot be walked on.velvet rose. rubbery-textured. or the spaces between stepping stones.
6 mm wide. It is common weeds at a glance. at stem joints and ends . borne in heads or fascicles but usually . Flower: Red-purple. apex acute Native of America and its range extends from the southern United States and the Caribbean as far south as Brazil. succulent.Average Water Needs 1 to 6 inches (5-20 cm) Leaf: Cylindrical with red margins. succulent leaves which are oval shaped and about 25 mm long. five regular parts. Pink Purslane. open singly at the center of the leaf cluster for only a few hours on sunny mornings.Succulent prostrate herb. compacted soils and drought. andcan be an eyesore. leaf blade terete-linear or subulate-lanceolate. oval-shaped. Root: taproot with fibrous secondary roots and is able to tolerate poor.Prostrate herb with fleshy. seeds are formed in a tiny pod. Akulikuli. dark green itsuse on green roofs is that itbehaves like an annual andwhen the plant dies. 39. Hairy Portulaca on the stems. thesomewhat persistent barestems look like sticks stickingout from the substrate Flower:Yellow.singlerooting point . alternate. thick and narrow. succulent. mat-forming with linear leaves and pink flowers variability during development. . . It exhibits morphologic The Kiss-Me-Quick. .However it is not often cultivated as an ornamental species due to its invasive tendencies. plant appears to behave as an annual or weak perennial where it is common weeds of tended areas. Portulacapilosa Portulacaceae -Has distinctive tufts of white shaggy hairs . fleshy.Full Sun . which opens when the seeds are ready.Drought-tolerant. Portulacapilosa is a highly variable species. reddish stems and thick.Withstand considerable drought.
Yellow-rim . Serissafoetida ¶Snow Leaves· Synonym: Serissa japonica ¶Snow Leaves· Rubiaceae . Embryo C-shaped. Stem: Prostrate. diffuse and much branched. stigma 3-6 -lobed. succulent. . 1 to 1. simple deep green leaves. suberect to erect.Well-drained soil .An evergreen shrub with oval. deep green. leaf axils densely pilose. not articulated.Has naturally small dark green leaves and rough interesting trunk. from India. Asia. have an unpleasant smell if bruised. Its tidy habit and long blooming period Serissa. the basal half densely clothed in white hairs. . Seeds black.5 mm diam which dehisces along the equator like an operculum.Serissa also is used in front of foundations and in planter boxes. surrounded by involucre of 6-9 bracts and dense wool. Flower: Small white flowers. and China to Japan. 40.Sun/part sun .Average water . numerous. Fruit:A capsule 2-2. Native to open sub-tropical woodlands and wet meadows in southeast Serissa is one of the most popular of all bonsai subjects. densely caespitose. Foliage: Opposite.5" long.This plant is great for indoors. Style and stigma red. not fragrant. but it can be difficult to maintain.with only one flower open at any time.Drought tolerant 3 to 4 ft.
It will grow in shallow (3-4 ") water.It is evergreen in all Black Sedge but the coldest climates. tolerating deeper water as it ages.75 ft. spreading by runners to form tufts . small. grass-like plant with a cluster of brown seed capsules clinging high on the stem . It is also a good selection for low spots.Beautiful green foliage.exceeded by the stem in height sites. lobes borne singlyor in clusters make it an attractive hedge a nd edging plant. Foliage: Dark blue-green to blue-gray foliage with a powdery white underside. water margins and areas that experience some seasonal flooding 1 to 3 ft. 41. The tiny evergreen leaves.funnel-shapedwith tubular calyces and 4-6spreading petal .Prefer moist to wet soils . ground covers and rock gardens.opposite leaves and rough. it is b est grown in mass for foliage effect in moist to wet areas including ones with standing water. plant. .Rush or Sedge . black flower spikes 42.5-0. 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. 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. Native to Eastern United State This sedge is good for water gardens.A slender.Full sun to part shade . grey trunk. It grows abundantly. Flower: not showy. .Spreads by rhizomes Tussock sedge to form large colonies.Part shade to full shade . yellow margin.Grows well in wet low spots. stream/pond margins or areas with seasonal flooding and may be grown in a . gnarled trunk and frequent blooming make the little Serissa a favorite among bonsai enthusiasts. Carexstricta Cyperaceae .Rush or Sedge . 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.Moist fertile soil 0. . Therefore. Carexnigra Cyperaceae .
. Besides. leaf blades mainly basal.Forms slightly weeping loose tussocks . Now.A densely tufted perennial grass . sometimes rhizomatous Flower: Clouds of hazy purple tinted flowers. (15 cm) Foliage:Evergreen.Average water needs . the panicles are both slightly feathery and a bit one-sided. .Drought andheat tolerant. inconspicuous..Ground-hugging rounded clump -Shade or sun . Deschampsiaflexuosa Poaceae .Tolerates shady conditions variety of upland locations as long as soils are kept consistently moist.Flourish on dry and sterile ground where most other grasses cannot get a foothold under 6 in. flat. 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.Fine-textured drought-tolerant lawn grass. tufted .Tough and drought tolerant up to 50cm Foliage: Bright green.It is sometimes used as a Sheep·sfescue blue fescue . linear to setaceous . 44. Flower: Straw-colored flower heads. 43. Wavy hair grass .Sun to partial shade .Perennial . folded or rolled. The main use of this plant is as pasture for sheep on poor land where more valuable grasses cannot be successfully grown. it is widely used in roof planting. sharply-pointed but not prickly. 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. blue-green hair-like. it is ideal low growing plantings for woodland shade areas or dappled shade. Festucaovina 'var' Poaceae .Preferhumus rich damp / wet soil type . Crinkled hair grass. very narrow. alternate-arranged.Singular dense clumps .Ornamental Grasses and Bamboo . yellow. Tussock sedge is an effective accent for smaller gardens and ground cover for shady areas. rolled up in the bud and persist in this condition even when fully developed.
Festucarubra Poaceae . creeping.Needs regular water in the low desert areas.Shrub-like clumps that more closely Snake plant. one of the most shade resistant lawn grasses .Drought-tolerant 30-200cm Foliage:Glossy. Red Fescue is a very smooth and texturedplant with splashes of red andgreen.Has sub-species forms that have rhizomes and forms tufts .2-20 cm Flower:In a panicle as it is larger and often a little nodding. dwarf forms will work in subtropical . Devil·s tongue. banks. each of which contains 4-6 flowers. hot weather. golf courses. more or less angular. Sansevieriatrifasciata Agavaceae . slopes. and fills. linear-lanceolate. fibrous. undulatingsword-shaped. from the joints of which the over ground stems and shoots arise. surrounded at their base with numerous secondary shoots 45. making it less palatable to livestock. -Full sun to light shade. Motherresemble a succulent or cacti .Stem: Numerous and slender. medicinal andculinary. foundation plant or in mass plantings. it is widely utilized climates in tropical and . Red fescue is an excellent soil binder and used extensively for stabilizing waterways. United States and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond. Native to South Snake plant is typically utilized as an accent. Good luck plant.Full sun to dense shade . Great as an accent plantfor green roof.Perennial with long. . In addition. the outer glume of the flower has an longer awn Native to theCalifornia. plastic-textured succulent. rolled up in the bud. It also helps in recreation and beautification which is used as a turf for lawns. green. bright green. are variously coloured but often reddish-brown. be flat when developed except in very dry. and playgrounds.The tufted nature is what gives the grass its springy characteristic. and from eight to twenty-four inches high. the spike-lets. white. athletic fields. but only the basal ones persist in that condition.underground Red fescue rootstocks. cuts. It is useful in l andscaping. 46. wiry. Africa. Little water everywhere else Leaf: Narrow and needle like.
Stem:Leaves originate from small one to six-leaved rosettes on rhizomatous stems. sometimes escapescultivation. and flowers areused for arrangements in the floral industry. 3 mm wide. It is ideal for rock gardens and for tucking into groundcovers.Sand to clay loam soil Flower:Shiny pure white flowers tinged pink inside that look like crocuses . Fruit: An orange to orange-red.Partial shade to full sun . Rain Lily is especially valuable as a groundcover planted under deciduous trees in light shade . patio containers.Moist well-drained soil . Besides. deadhead spend flowers. tubularand are borne on loose raceme-like space Sansevieriaspp. rock gardens. 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.A clump-forming bulbous perennial Autumn Zephyrlily.narrow.showy. narrow. not ornamental.Tolerate wet soils . greenish white to white flowers.cup shaped white and sometimes flushed rose blooms.in-law·s-tongue. margins are entire and tips acuminate. Snake Sansevieria than a garden perennial . Zephyranthes candida Amaryllidaceae . Fairy lily.The rush-like leaves will reach 12 inches (30 cm) in containers or as landscape plants. are utilized in interiorscapes. basal leaves . globose.An evergreen herbaceous perennial. 47. or yellow. whole plants. further mnorthSansevieria spp.Clump-forming perennial with glossy green. or roof-top gardens. one to three-seededberry. Flower: Fragrant. 152-254 mm (6-10 inches) Leaf: Deep glossy green.Pleasantly coarse textured . it is ideal planted as both pot or container and border edging colour.Has a habit of closing up its fragrant petals at night. . leaves. Whether grown in containers or in the landscape they make . are favorites for coastal landscapes in tropical regions. White rain lily plant .
a showy fall floral display. .
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