2011 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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www.friendsschoolplantsale.com may 6–8 2011 • friends school plant sale 3 what’s new thisyear we’re opening earlier friday thanks opening our doors at 9:00 a.m will give you two more hours to shop all other hours remain the same as last year the friends school plant sale is put together by hundreds of volunteers main gate will be closed this catalog is brought to you by the main gate on snelling avenue will be closed to cars every other entry point will be open see page 2 getting to the sale for recommended routes and the back cover for a map news flash living green expo is the same weekend living green expo will fill the five state fair buildings closest to snelling avenue see the back-page map there will be a shuttle bus between the expo and the plant sale on saturday and sunday how to attend both events the plant sale is especially popular in the morning on saturday with wristbands waiting to get in and checkout lines if you prefer a less busy time visit

8 friends school plant sale • may 6–8 2011 www.friendsschoolplantsale.com rare and unusual key Í full sun ∏ part sun/part shade Ó shade ç attractive foliage ı bird food source ∫ butterfly-friendly † cold-sensitive keep above 40° perennials u001 bamboo rufa fargesia rufa ◊ u015 mulberry weeping morus alba peony itoh paeonia vivid orange-red stem coverings one of the hardier bamboos but will require an ideal location to do well in minnesota clump-forming noninvasive 6–8’w by $30.00—1 gal pot 8’h Í∏ ‰ umbrella-shaped small tree these baby trees should be staked and pruned to develop a single trunk then allowed to cascade unlike most commercially available weeping mulberries this one has tasty berries in mid summer ripe berries are edible but other parts of the plant are not grown from cuttings taken from a century-old tree growing in st paul 20’h in a hundred years Í∏¥

www.friendsschoolplantsale.com may 6–8 2011 • friends school plant sale 13 we accept cash checks amex visa mastercard discover garden perennials coral bells continued Í∏ç˝˙‰å cranesbill big-foot continued delphinium delphinium $3.00—4” pot p155 bing cherry h americana ß—pure red leaves a north star introduction 12”h p156 plum pudding h americana ß—plum-colored foliage is outstanding holds its color well even in full shade white flowers are striking on the dark plum stems ★★★★★ 22”h p157 snow angel h sanguineum ß—light green foliage with light cream marbling pink flowers 10–15”h $3.00—4” pot p179 dwarf bevan’s variety ß—deep magenta 1” flowers foliage tinted red and bronze in fall 18–24”w by 9–12”h colorful flower spikes rise above lobed leaves blooms from summer to fall taller varieties

18 friends school plant sale • may 6–8 2011 www.friendsschoolplantsale.com garden perennials monkshood continued Í∏¥ pasque flower continued $11.00—1 quart pot p457 bressingham spire a x cammarum—incredible dark violet blue flowers june-august on compact bushy plants 24”h $1.50—2.5” pot p477 blue bells ß—blue blossoms 10–12”h p478 purple ß—purple 15”h p479 red bells ß—bright red blossoms 4–12”h p458 moss irish minuartia verna cute 12” wide mat of linear leaves and tiny white flowers useful for walkways and difficult bare spots because it tolerates foot traffic creeping bright green mossy foliage 12”w by 6–8”h ∏Ó˝ ‰ $2.50—2.5” pot p459 mullein candlewick ß verbascum chaixii ‘wedding candles’ pure white flowers with purple filaments and bright orange anthers this striking plant quickly forms a

www.friendsschoolplantsale.com may 6–8 2011 • friends school plant sale 23 vegetables squash winter continued $2.00—3.5” pot v160 acorn table king c pepo ß—open-pollinated Ø v161 buttercup c maxima ß—open pollinated arguably the best flavored winter squash very sweet stringless flesh Ø v162 delicata c pepo ß—tastes like sweet potatoes very productive and stores well throughout the winter and into spring enjoy its fine grained light orange flesh steamed or baked Ø $4.00—6 plants in a pack v163 mixed winter squash ◊ß—one each acorn butternut buttercup delicata hubbard and jack o’ lantern pumpkin v164 sunchoke helianthus tuberosus ◊ß harvest edible tubers in spring or fall cook or roast them like potatoes or eat them raw for their crunchy sweetness bright yellow daisy flowers in late summer smell like chocolate perennial that will spread so plant in an area where it is contained unless

28 friends school plant sale • may 6–8 2011 www.friendsschoolplantsale.com annual flowers key Í full sun ∏ part sun/part shade Ó shade ç attractive foliage ı bird food source ∫ butterfly-friendly † cold-sensitive keep above 40° Ç culinary ´ edible flowers ˝ ground cover ˙ hummingbird-friendly  medicinal ‰ rock garden ˜ minnesota native å u.s native ß saturday restock Ø certified organic ¥ toxic to humans a001 african mask ◊ alocasia amazonica ‘polly’ bacopa sutera cordata a043 bells of ireland moluccella laevis ß trailing great for containers Í∏ glossy serrated green-black leaves accentuated by almost white veins bright indirect light as a houseplant 18–48”h Í∏Ó¥ $8.00—3” pot $3.00—4” pot a019 white ß—tiny white flowers 12”h graceful flower spikes are covered with pale green delicately veined

32 friends school plant sale • may 6–8 2011 www.friendsschoolplantsale.com annual flowers key lantana lantana camara lobelia compact lobelia Í full sun ∏ part sun/part shade Ó shade excellent hummingbird and butterfly plants with dense flower heads in bright colors drought and heat tolerant Í˙¥ vigorous and unsurpassable for intense color and neat edging give sunny sidewalks the royal treatment originally from south africa poisonous if eaten flowers through frost Í∏¥ ç attractive foliage ı bird food source ∫ butterfly-friendly † cold-sensitive keep above 40° Ç culinary ´ edible flowers ˝ ground cover ˙ hummingbird-friendly  medicinal ‰ rock garden ˜ minnesota native å u.s native ß saturday restock Ø certified organic ¥ toxic to humans $2.50—2.5” pot a266 irene—multi-colored flowers of yellow red and fuchsia on upright compact plants 12”h a267

www.friendsschoolplantsale.com may 6–8 2011 • friends school plant sale 37 we accept cash checks amex visa mastercard discover fruit ◊ apple malus cherry bush beautiful spring flowers and fall fruit Í prunus japonica x prunus jacquemontii $39.00—5 gal pot this striking landscape shrub has it all extremely ornamental in spring when covered in beautiful flowers the plants shine with bright red fruit in september the cherries are delicious fresh or make sensational jams or pie can bear three or four quarts of berries per plant requires both jan and joel for cross-pollination 4’h Í f001 braeburn ◊—mildly sweet tart flavor heavy producer stores well late season 12–15’w by by 12–15’h f002 haralson ◊—class of ’22 “graduate” of the university of minnesota eager for work in northern climates distinctive tart flavor very crisp and juicy the best one for pies 10–14’w by

42 friends school plant sale • may 6–8 2011 www.friendsschoolplantsale.com shrubs and trees key s080 katsura cercidiphyllum japonica Í full sun ∏ part sun/part shade Ó shade beautiful heart-shaped foliage emerges red and changes to bluish green in summer followed by apricot orange fall color oval shape fall leaves have a nice aroma 40’w by 40’h Í $19.00—2 gal pot ç attractive foliage ı bird food source ∫ butterfly-friendly † cold-sensitive s081 laceshrub stephanandra incisa crispa keep above 40° Ç culinary ´ edible flowers ˝ ground cover ˙ hummingbird-friendly  medicinal ‰ rock garden ˜ minnesota native å u.s native ß saturday restock Ø certified organic ¥ toxic to humans a graceful low-spreading plant miniature lacy maplelike leaves unfold a reddish-bronze best displayed draping down a hillside or over a wall 2–4’h Í∏˝ $4.00—3.5” pot s082

www.friendsschoolplantsale.com may 6–8 2011 • friends school plant sale 47 native wild flowers n132 mexican hat ratibida columnifera n146 pasque flower anemone patens ß colorful sombreros of mahogany and yellow a biennial cousin of the yellow coneflower seed wild-gathered by prairie moon 24–36”h Í∏∫å˜ $6.00—4 plants in a pack fragrant pale violet blooms on feathery foliage in april and may easy to grow seed from becker county minn 8–14”h ÍÂ嘥 $6.00—4 plants in a pack see also the european pasque flower page 18 n133 milk vetch canadian astragalus canadensis n147 pearly everlasting ß anaphalis margaritacea pagoda-like spikes of creamy to greenish white tubular blossoms midsummer bloom attracts butterflies a knockout in perennial borders seed from southeastern wisconsin 60”h Í∏∫嘥 $3.00—3.5” pot n134 milkweed poke asclepias exaltata white blooms in june

www.friendsschoolplantsale.com may 6–8 2011 • friends school plant sale 51 index by latin name a abelia abelia 40 abeliophyllum forsythia white 41 abelmoschus okra 22 abies fir 41 abutilon flowering maple 30 acalypha copperleaf 29 acanthus bear’s breeches 10 acer maple 42 achillea yarrow 48 acinos rock thyme 19 aconitum monkshood 16 18 acorus sweet flag 20 48 actaea baneberry 44 actaea cohosh black 12 actinidia kiwi hardy 37 adenium desert rose 36 adiantum fern 45 adlumia bleeding heart climbing 25 aeonium aeonium 36 aesculus buckeye 40 agastache hummingbird mint 14 15 31 agastache hyssop 46 agave agave 36 ageratum ageratum 28 ajuga bugleweed 11 akebia chocolate vine 25 alcea hollyhock 14 alcea marshmallow 6 alchemilla lady’s mantle 16 allium chives 5 allium garlic elephant 5 allium leeks 21 allium onion 6 8 18 22 47 allium scallions 22 allium shallots 22 alocasia african mask 28 alocasia elephant ears 35 aloe aloe 5 9 36 aloysia verbena lemon 7 alpinia