2008 Plants by Friends School Plant Sale

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Friends School Plant Sale

Friends School Plant Sale is a fund-raising event sponsored by the Friends School of Minnesota in Saint Paul. It’s held just once each year on Mother’s Day Weekend at the Minnesota State Fair Grandstand

Contact us: info@friendsschoolplantsale.com • volunteer.friendsschoolplantsale.com • 651-621-8930

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Catalog 2008 Plants

shaft in shaft pot on pot 11 34 x 8 x 4 34 single bed with under bed name of this plant go go carts pink and white flowers red red wine green stripes with dark green stripes white dot red yellow flower plant a plant on top of a tree sweet potato vine blue eyed grass flower blue grama grass seed blue lavender flower japanese forest grass blue lily lily blue bush early girl tomato seeds love lies bleeding white berry white new england aster bush early girl forget me nots black eyed susans white petal with purple flower red and yellow spiked flowers plastic storage bins bells of ireland chain link fence chain link fencing 6 x 6 x 36 plastic storage bins 36 x 36 x 6 plastic storage bins salvia black and blue black and blue salvia hot air balloons white flowers in april forget me not seeds pink with yellow center star of bethlehem rose of sharon white with purple stripes cup and saucer bamboo for garden cups and saucers purple with black stripes black and hot pink flowers that grow in march plastic storage bins with handles blue and yellow stripe plastic storage bins with wheels and handle snow in summer cloth of gold column shift to floor shift shark in the dark 12 in x 1 12 in tube cap

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www.friendsschoolplantsale.com may 9–11 2008 • friends school plant sale 3 what’s new at the sale a fter watching the video we made of the plant sale last year you can see it if you go to youtube and search “plant sale,” and just seeing how fast you carried everything away we have ordered a lot more including double the restocking on saturday morning to accommodate the increased number of plants in the same amount of space look for taller tables in the annual section we’ve ordered twice as much stock in annuals as last year field trip the buying committee took a field trip to the chicago botanic gardens last may where we found a lot of cool new stuff to add this year we saw trafficstopping columns of flowers called echium and were able to get one type for the sale called pride of madeira see page 46 we saw lots of nemesia in baskets and beds and learned that pentas are their best-selling annuals both are availble in the annual section page 45

www.friendsschoolplantsale.com may 9–11 2008 • friends school plant sale 9 garden perennials p110 bleeding heart everblooming dicentra ‘king of hearts’ß lovely fine-cut soft green foliage all summer compact habit stays neat all season outstanding rosy pink flowers cross between the japanese d peregrina and an american species not fussy about soil conditions 6–8” ∏Ó ¥ —in a 1 gal pot $8.00 bleeding heart fringed dicentra finely cut fern-like leaves and clusters 3/4”-long flowers over a long period in summer prefers light soil at home around rocks or ledges dislikes hot dry locations spreads slowly to form a solid colony will naturalize in woodland areas ∏å ¥ p111 d eximia—racemes of deep pink flowers 12–15” p112 d eximia ‘stuart boothman’ ◊ß— deep pink flowers and feathery blue-gray leaves first blooms late spring then less heavily until fall

14 friends school plant sale • may 9–11 2008 www.friendsschoolplantsale.com garden perennials we accept cash checks visa and mastercard key globe thistle continued from previous helen’s flower helenium hollyhock alcea Í full sun ∏ part sun/part shade Ó shade ˜ minnesota native å u.s native ˝ ground cover ‰ rock garden ç attractive foliage ´ edible flowers  medicinal Ç culinary ß saturday restock ¥ toxic to humans p320 e sphaerocephalus ‘arctic glow’—large sil great late-season color on small daisy-like blooms with reflexed petals one of the easiest of all perennials nicknamed “sneezeweed” because the dried leaves were once used to make snuff—not because it aggravates allergies 48” Í∏å ¥ old-fashioned hollyhocks evoke memories of “grandma’s garden.” towering spires of big blossoms resembling ruffled petticoats attractive to hummingbirds

www.friendsschoolplantsale.com may 9–11 2008 • friends school plant sale 19 garden perennials primrose primula sweet flowers in spring primroses provide early spring blooms in almost every color of the rainbow they prefer cool temperatures a rich humus soil and partial shade they appreciate full sun in the spring but must have semi-shade as the temperatures warm ∏ ¥ p593 p denticulata drumstick primrose—dense clusters of flowers in red-purple to white above a whorl of textured leaves 12–14” p594 p japonica ◊ß—fuzzy foliage in pleasing clumps blooms in pink to white 6–12” p595 p x polyantha ‘pacific giant s mix’ ß—6” —in a 2.5” pot $1.50 p596 p florindae himalayan giant cowslip— the most fragrant of them all with a wonderful nutmeg scent umbels of about 40 tubular or funnel-shaped nodding yellow flowers june–july 36” p597 p pubescens ‘exhibition

www.friendsschoolplantsale.com may 9–11 2008 • friends school plant sale 25 vegetables sweet peppers living green expo 2008 capsicum annuum v108 aconcagua ß very large long frying peppers up to 11” x 2 1/2” tall plants give good yields over a long season and the fruit is very sweet and delicious this pepper was named after mt aconcagua in argentina great for grilling as well as general use —in a 3.5” pot $1.50 v109 chocolate beauty ß ripens to a rich brown color —in a 3.5” pot $1.50 golden bell capsicum annuum ‘golden summer’ f1 hybrid 72 days golden bell shaped fruits v110 ß —in a 3.5” pot $1.50 v111 ß —four plants in a pack $2.00 see it try it buy it • solar wind geothermal green builders • recycled rocking chairs rain barrels non-toxic lawncare healthy baby toys • plug-in hybrids better bikes car sharing • locally grown food minnesota-made fabric environmental

30 friends school plant sale • may 9–11 2008 www.friendsschoolplantsale.com native wild flowers key Í full sun ∏ part sun/part shade Ó shade ˜ minnesota native å u.s native ˝ ground cover ‰ rock garden ç attractive foliage ´ edible flowers  medicinal Ç culinary ß saturday restock ¥ toxic to humans wild flowers of the prairie and savanna ˜ plants in this section all occurred naturally in minnesota before new species were introduced by the first european-american farmers north american natives that are not native to minnesota are located in our perennial section marked with a å symbol for customers who want plants of local origin the source of the plant stock or seed used to grow these plants is given if known many of these are first-season seedlings that will stay quite small their first year while they work on developing their root systems not blooming until their second season in the garden n001 alum root heuchera

www.friendsschoolplantsale.com may 9–11 2008 • friends school plant sale 35 herbs h072 mint spearmint ß mentha spicata softer flavor than peppermint great for teas meat fish fruit and vegetables will deter aphids in rose beds excellent for bees perennial 12” spacing 24” Í∏Ç —in a 2.5” pot $1.50 h073 mixed herbs sage thyme oregano and basil Í Ø —four plants in a pack $2.50 h074 onion egyptian walking allium cepa ‘proliferum’ a non-flowering onion instead it produces small clusters of reddish marble-sized bulbs bulbils at the tops of the leaves as these bulbils increase in size and weight the leaves bend to the ground and the bulbils take root this allows the plant to “walk” around the garden the tops underground bulbs and bulbils are all edible however many people prefer to eat only the green tops and immature bulbils because both the bulbs and mature bulbils can be very pungent perennial

www.friendsschoolplantsale.com may 9–11 2008 • friends school plant sale 41 we accept cash checks visa and mastercard annual flowers canna continued from previous page coreopsis coreopsis a082 red king humbert ß—deep burgundy more unusual colors in this usually perennial garden favorite these varieties are probably not hardy in minnesota although they may reseed if not deadheaded outstanding performers in the garden ideal for beds and also nice in containers hard to beat for long-lasting displays of blooms throughout the summer Í and green leaves vary from almost chocolate to deep green with deep red veins and edges orange/red flowers 72” a083 richard wallace—granny smith apple green leaves and bright yellow gladioluslike semi-self cleaning flowers 42” a084 rosemond cole ß—scarlet-orange flowers with gold edges green leaves 36” a085 wyoming ß—bright but soft orange blossoms with extremely dark red foliage for

46 friends school plant sale • may 9–11 2008 www.friendsschoolplantsale.com annual flowers we accept cash checks visa and mastercard key pinks dianthus salvia continued spiderflower cleome spinosa Í full sun ∏ part sun/part shade Ó shade ˜ minnesota native å u.s native ˝ ground cover ‰ rock garden ç attractive foliage ´ edible flowers  medicinal Ç culinary ß saturday restock ¥ toxic to humans annual pinks are early flowering staying smothered in a perpetual riot of blossoms until frost may reseed or survive the winter Í∏´ a492 mystic spires blue ß—true blue spires spiderflower performs well through heat and drought self-sows for next year useful for backgrounds and large beds nectar is excellent for bees and fair for hummingbirds seeds are eaten by finches and juncos Í∏ a467 ideal mix ß— 10” a468 super parfait raspberry ß—early bloomer 6–8” a469 wee willie

www.friendsschoolplantsale.com may 9–11 2008 • friends school plant sale 51 shrubs and trees shrubs in large pots continued ninebark continued s062 pussy willow salix discolor s060 center glow ◊—a cross between sand to loams flood tolerant large upright shrub with showy catkins can be kept smaller by pruning 10–15’ wide by 20–25’ tall Í∏˜ —in a 1 gal pot $10.00 ‘diabolo’ and ‘darts gold,’ its young foliage is golden turning rosy red and later burgundy the color contrast and change is dramatic white flowers red fruits and exfoliating bark color best in full sun the newest thing from a great minnesota plantsman — harold pellett who developed the lights series of azaleas 8–10’ —in a 2 gal pot $21.00 s061 pine mugo pinus mugo pumilo ‘arbuzzi maiella’ the ultimate dwarf mugo pine very drought tolerant low dense-compact form grown from seed gathered in

friends school of minnesota 1365 englewood avenue saint paul mn 55104 timevalued ata if you have received a duplicate copy please let us know and pass the extra to a friend looking for a map to the plant sale see page 5 new at the plant sale for 2008 more color photos of new plants at www.friendsschoolplantsale.com flower of scotland p 12 dreadlocks amaranth p 39 austrian copper rose p 53 octopus bellflower p 8 picasso canna p 40 lion’s ears p 44 pride of madeira p 46 living stones p 47 josephine clematis p 37 gloriosa lily vine p 36 center glow ninebark p 51 night-blooming cereus p 26 caribbean sunset cigar flower p 41 golden shadows pagoda dogwood p 26 zwartkop aeonium p