Native Plant Sale Catalogue Spring 2022 - Page 18

Antennaria plantaginifolia Asclepias verticillata Baptisia tinctoria

Perennials

Creamy | Jul-Sep | FS | D
Asclepias verticillata
Height : 1-2 ' | Width : 1 ' | P / C Whorled Milkweed Scented flowers ; fine-textured foliage ; larval host for Monarchs .
AB
White | May-Jun | SH | M
Astilbe biternata
Height : 2-6 ' | Width : 2-4 ' | EP False Goatsbeard Large plumes attract butterflies .
Blue | May-Jun | FS / PS | D / M
Baptisia australis
Height : 3-4 ' | Width : 3-4 ' | EP Blue False Indigo Elegant vase shape ; large flowers ; takes drought , deer .
AB
Yellow | Jun-Jul | FS / PS | D / M
Baptisia tinctoria
Height : 32 " | Width : 40 " | P / C Yellow Wild Indigo Soft , airy texture ; very tough , so useful for difficult spots .
AB
White | Apr-May | PS / SH | M
Cardamine ( Dentaria ) diphylla
Height : 8-14 " | Width : 8 " | EP Two-leaf Toothwort Delicate flowers ; attractive leaves form spring groundcover .
A
White | May | PS | M
Chamaelirium luteum
Height : 8-30 " | Width : 6 " | P Fairy Wand Very rare ; male and female flower stalks rise above basal rosettes .
White | Sep-Oct | FS / PS | M / W
Chelone glabra
Height : 2-4 ' | Width : 2 ' | P / C
Turtlehead Snapdragon-like flowers ; attracts butterflies ; lovely with Conoclinium .
ABC
Deep pink | Aug-Sep | FS / PS | M / W
Chelone lyonii ' Hot Lips '
Height : 2-3 ' | Width : 2 '+ | EP / EC Lyon ' s Turtlehead Interesting flower for lateseason ; attractive dark-bronzy foliage .
A
Golden | Apr-Oct | PS / SH | M
Chrysogonum virginianum ' Pierre '
Height : 6 " | Width : 6 "+ | EP / EC
Green-and-gold Compact ; long bloom time ; evergreen in mild winters .
Pink | Mar-Apr | PS / SH | M
Claytonia virginica
Height : 4-12 " | Width : 3 "+ | P / C Virginia Spring-beauty Star-like flowers form a very early carpet of woodland color .
A
Yellow-green | Apr-May | PS / SH | M
Caulophyllum thalictroides
Height : 1-2 ' | Width : 1-2 ' | P Blue Cohosh Deep blue summer fruit ; attractive form and foliage .
A C
Blue | Aug-Oct | FS / PS | M
Conoclinium ( Eupatorium ) coelestinum
Height : 2-3 ' | Width : 3 '+ | C / EP Mistflower ( Wild Ageratum ) Butterflies love it ;
good cut flower ; likes moist but happy in dry , too .
AB
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Ilex glabra Height: 8-10' | Width: 4-12'+ | P/C American Hazelnut Grow your own tasty, attractive nuts, which wildlife love, too. Height: 4-6' | Width: 4-6' | C/EP Inkberry Evergreen screen; black fruits and good cover for wildlife. CD Green | May-Jun | PS/SH | D/M Euonymus americanus Height: 5' | Width: 5' | P/C Bursting-heart Flower-like orange-and-red seed capsules; birds enjoy the seeds. C ONLY RAIN DOWN THE STORM DRAIN REDUCE HOUSEHOLD CHEMICALS CEASE THE GREASE White | Jun | FS/PS | M/W White | Apr-May | FS/PS | M Fothergilla x intermedia 'Mt. Airy' A White | Apr-May | FS/SH | M Halesia tetraptera Height: 30-50' | Width: 20-35' | EP/EC Carolina (Mountain) Silverbell Large flowers dangle like bells before leaves emerge. A Yellow | Oct-Nov | FS/PS/SH | M Hamamelis virginiana Height: 8-20' | Width: 8-20' | P/C Common Witch-hazel Ribbon-like blooms in late fall amid yellow fall foliage. Height: 3-6' | Width: 3-10' | C/EP Virginia Sweetspire Graceful, scented flowers; leaves yellow to red, fall; lovely red stems. AB White | Jun-Jul | FS/PS/SH | M/W Itea virginica Little Henry® Height: 2' | Width: 2-3' | C/EP Virginia Sweetspire Compact; orange-red in fall; use as low hedge, groundcover. AB A White | Jun | PS/SH | M Hydrangea arborescens Height: 3-5' | Width: 3-10' | P/C Wild (Smooth) Hydrangea Lacecap flowers excellent for cutting. White | Jun | FS/PS | M Hydrangea quercifolia 'Pee Wee' Deep pink | May-Jun | PS/SH | M Kalmia latifolia 'Sarah' Height: 4-10' | Width: 4-8' | P/C Mountain Laurel Red buds open to dark-pink flowers; young growth purplish. A Pink | May-Jun | PS/SH | M Kalmia latifolia 'Tinkerbell' Height: 30-36" | Width: 42" | P/C Mountain Laurel Small leaves; compact; deep pink buds open pure pink. AC Follow us: Instagram.com/DelNature, Facebook.com/DelawareNatureSociety, DelNature.org/Blog Height: 3-5' | Width: 3-5' | EP/EC Oakleaf Hydrangea For small spaces; huge flower panicles; red-purple fall color. A 18 White | Jun-Jul | FS-SH | M/W Itea virginica CleanStreamChampion.org Height: 2-3' | Width: 2-3' | P/C Winterberry Compact; large red berries if 'Jim Dandy' is nearby. ABC A Together we can make a difference! Ilex verticillata 'Red Sprite' Pouring your cooking grease down the drain pollutes our water and can increase cost of maintaining your plumbing. Let kitchen fats cool in a container – such as a used soup can – and throw it away in the trash. AB AC The everyday things we use in our home (like household cleaners and medications) can pollute the water we drink, swim, and play in if improperly disposed of down the drain. Read labels and buy products that are free of toxic chemicals. White | Jun | FS/PS | M/W Ilex verticillata 'Jim Dandy' Height: 3-6' | Width: 4-10' | P/C Winterberry Male; necessary for 'Red Sprite' to produce berries. Height: 12-24' | Width: 10-20' | P Eastern Wahoo "Hearts-a-bustin" pink fruits, orange seeds; burgundy fall foliage. Height: 5-6' | Width: 3-6' | X Large Fothergilla Abundant, honey-scented flowers; beautiful yellow to orange fall color. ABC What washes down storm drains (like soap from washing your car or chemicals you spray in your garden) goes straight into our waterways, causing pollution and potentially costly fixes to your local sewer system. Euonymus atropurpureus Height: 40-50' | Width: 10-15' | P/C American Holly Excellent for screening; cover and fruit for birds. Reduce yard chemicals and use native plants (plants that originated in our area) that don’t need chemicals and that also provide food for wildlife including birds and butterflies. Purple | Jun-Jul | FS/PS | M White | May | FS/PS | M Ilex opaca (photo p20) GARDEN FOR WATER & LIFE ABC Dog poop can contain 3 billion harmful bacteria which can wash into our rivers and streams making them unsafe for drinking, fishing, or swimming. Scoop the poop to keep our parks and neighborhoods clean. White | Jun | FS/PS | M/W/D Corylus americana SCOOP THE POOP Yell/red | Mar-Apr | PS/SH | D/M Many of New Castle County’s waterways are polluted and much of it is coming from what we do in our own homes and yards. Trees & Shrubs Pledge Today to Become a Clean Stream Champion! 19