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Plants recommended for use in pots and containers.

Dianthus x Allwoodi

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Common Name: Alpinus
Bloom Season: Spring to Fall
Bloom Color: Pink
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun Part-Shade

Mature Height: 8"
Mature Width: 12"
Description:

first year flowering TRIAL FOR 2010


Campanula rotundifolia 'Olympica'

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Common Name: Olympica Bluebells
Bloom Season: Summer
Bloom Color: Blue
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Part-Shade

Mature Height: 8"
Mature Width: 12"
Description:

Long blooming, dainty flowers on wiry stems above foliage - rock gardens, borders.


Garden Notes: Somewhat variable from seed. Some plants will be a upright while others form a lower growing mat of evergreen. Very nice with deep blue blooms.

Aquilegia caerulea 'Music Series Blue and White'

Common Name: Music Series Blue and White Columbine
Bloom Season: Spring to Early Summer
Bloom Color: Blue and White
Water Needs: Moderate Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Part-Shade

Mature Height: 18"
Mature Width: 18"
Description:

Plant to attract hummingbirds. This plant has dark green foliage and large conspicuous flowers.


Garden Notes: Great plants for part shade, protect from harsh SW winds. Blooms following spring. Not long lived, but good mix of colors. Give regular light feedings . Check for and wash off aphids with soap water.

Anacyclus depressus

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Common Name: Mat Daisy- Garden Gnome
Bloom Season: Early Spring
Bloom Color: White
Water Needs: Almost No Water Little Water

Ideal Sun Conditions: Full Sun

Mature Height: 3"
Mature Width: 15"
Description:

Forms dense spreading low mat. Daisy-like flowers in early spring, reseeds nicely, looks great winter, early spring.


Garden Notes: Nice bloom in spring,can get ragged in summer. Good for dry, hot situations- prefers good drainage-, especially in winter. Shear blooms after they have dried. Let some blooms stay on and go to seed for new plants. Great for volunteer plants here and there.