2013 Plants by Friends School Plant Sale

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www.friendsschoolplantsale.com may 10–12 2013 • friends school plant sale 9 herbs geranium scented pelargonium marjoram sweet continued oregano origanum vulgare key grows well in containers colorful flowers delicious fragrances bring indoors for winter ÍΩ†´ $2.50—3.5” pot h082 zaatar ß—soft gray-green leaves tastes like a combination of sweet majoram thyme and oregano not to be confused with za’atar the herb blend 4–6”h essential for italian and greek cooking leaves can be used fresh or dried in tomato sauces soups meat fish and salads perennial Í∏∫ΩÂÇ´ Í full sun ∏ part sun/part shade Ó shade $2.50—3.5” pot h053 lady plymouth ß—the scent of the crinkly green and white variegated leaves is variously described as “rose,” “citrus,” and “eucalyptus.” you’ll have to smell it for yourself clusters of small flowers are pale pink with purple markings 12–24”h h054 lemon fizz ß—highly lemon-scented foliage and mauve and darkest pink bicolor flowers on upright plants 12–24”h h055 mosquito plant ß—citrus-scented said to repel mosquitos small pink-lavender flowers with a darker eye 24–36”h $3.00—3.5” pot h056 snowflake variegated ß—rounded leaves with streaks of white 12–24”h h057a goldenseal ◊ hydrastis canadensis ß unassuming woodlander with hairy stems and sevenlobed serrated leaves spring flowers are white and without petals followed by red berries perennial 10”h ∏Ó Â˜ $10.00—3.5” pot h083 marshmallow althaea officinalis ß native to europe the leaves and roots of this reliable medicinal and edible plant have been used for centuries beautiful in the garden with white to light pink flowers it thrives in moderately fertile well-drained soil perennial 36–72”h Í∏ Ç $2.50—3.5” pot mint mentha aromatic easy spreader good for teas and potpourris 12” spacing Í∏´ÇΩ $1.50—2.5” pot h084 peppermint m x piperita ß—refreshing tea iced or hot good in fruit salads easily dried for year-round use excellent for bees perennial 24”h Ω h085 spearmint m spicata ß—softer flavor than peppermint great for teas meat fish fruit and vegetables excellent for bees perennial 24”h ∫Ω $2.50—2.5” pot h057b horseradish armoracia rusticana h086 grapefruit m aquatica citrata—large puckered spicy root used as a condiment provide rich soil for the most pungent roots does best planted in the ground in a smaller garden you might want to contain it by planting in a pot or tub buried in the ground perennial 36” Í∏ Ç $3.00—bareroot each leaves and the scent of grapefruit perennial 18”h h087 lime m aquatica citrata—strong lime scent and flavor try this in your favorite salsa recipe or toss one in your next margarita treat as an annual 24”h h058 hyssop pink hyssopus officinalis ß nectar rose—aromatic perennial with dense spikes of pink to purple flowers mixes well with rosemary and lavender for fragrance and color slightly bitter leaves can be added to salads 18–24”h Í∏ ∫Ωǘ $2.00—2.5” pot h059 jiaogulan gynostemma pentaphyllum ß literally “twisting-vine orchid,” it’s known as the”herb of immortality” in china part of the cucumber or gourd family tender perennial not hardy in minnesota Í Â $2.50—3.5” pot h060 land seaweed salsola komarovii ß shoreline plant valued in japan also known as okahijiki or saltwort crunchy juicy leaves and stems are rich in nutrients and used for salads stir fry sushi and steamed foods 45 days tender perennial not hardy in minnesota 6–18”h Í $2.50—3.5” pot lavender see box at right lavender cotton see page 36 h076 leek threecorner allium triquetrum rapidly spreading mediterranean plant with mild onion flavor and attractive white flowers use entire plant raw or cooked perennial 12–24”h ∏ ∫Ç´˙ $5.00—3.5” pot see more leeks page 23 h077 lemon balm melissa officinalis ß aromatic sweet herb with a strong lemon odor and flavor small flowers in late summer makes a refreshing iced tea or seasoning in breads and desserts mulch for winter protection perennial 24”h Í∏ Ω˜Ç´Â $1.50—2.5” pot h078 lemon bush corymbia citriodora ß more pungently lemony than actual lemons plant it near a walkway used as a mosquito repellent unusual 6” sandpapery sword-shaped bluish foliage ages to silver-green then becomes attractively etched with red for fall pink fuzzy stems 90’ tall as a tree in its native australia tender perennial syn eucalyptus citriodora 36”h Í $5.00—4” pot h079 lemon grass cymbopogon citratus leaves and stalks are used in asian cooking and in teas many medicinal and culinary uses it is frost-tender and should spend the winter in a sunny window best in containers 60”h Í Ç $1.50—2.5” pot h080 lovage levisticum officinale ß leaves have a strong celery taste and are used to flavor soups stews casseroles and an amazing relish has been used as a love charm flowers in umbels perennial 36–72”h Í∏ Ω˜Ç $2.50—3.5” pot marjoram sweet origanum majorana a mild sweet oregano used in vinegars soups and dressings add fresh leaves to salads good herbal bath tender perennial Í∏∫Ω嫂 $1.50—2.5” pot h081 seed-grown ß—18”h $2.50—3.5” pot h088 berries and cream ß—mild with a fruity aro $1.50—2.5” pot p100b greek o vulgare hirtum ß—the most flavorful oregano according to herb aficionados 12–36”h $2.50—3.5” pot p100c hot and spicy ß—strong flavor annual 18–24”h p101a jim best ß—ornamental semi-trailing foliage marbled with gold purple stems purple-green bracts surround the pink summer flowers drought tolerant once established best in part shade 12”h by 30”w ç p101b santa cruz ß—showy variety with compact hop-like rosy flowers and dark green foliage may survive our winters 10”h see the flowering and golden oregano page 18 h101c oregano mexican poliomintha ß shrub-like plant with pale green leaves and a unique peppery flavor grows large quickly deer-resistant with light pink tubular flowers beloved of hummingbirds annual 36”h Í Ç˙ $2.50—3.5” pot h102 papalo ß porophyllum ruderale subsp macrocephalum Ω good for bees ı bird food source ∫ butterfly-friendly ˙ hummingbird-friendly ç attractive foliage Ç culinary ´ edible flowers ˝ ground cover  medicinal ˜ minnesota native ‰ rock garden † cold-sensitive keep above 40°f Ø certified organic ¥ toxic to humans ß saturday restock an ancient mexican herb with piquant and ornamental green leaves like a super cilantro it has a complex flavor unlike cilantro it retains its flavor after drying good in soups salads tacos beans and meats annual 36”h Í $1.50—2.5” pot ma may need winter protection 18–24”h h089 chocolate m x piperita ß—bronzy foliage with a chocolate scent perennial 24”h h090 corsican m requienii ß—creeping fragrant perennial good in rock gardens and along paths tolerates light foot traffic may survive our winters 0.5”h h091 ginger ß—spicy ginger-scented mint with green leaves striped with gold may survive the winter with protection 18–24”h h092 mojito m x villosa ß—you could use spearmint in your cuban mojito but this is the real deal the flavor is mild and warm rather than pungent and sweet treat as an annual 18–24”h h093 orange m aquatica citrata ß—dark green round leaves tinged with purple purple flowers lemon odor when crushed and slight orange flavor makes good tea perennial 24”h h094 pineapple m suaveolens variegata ß—variegated leaves with a fruity scent perennial 24–36”h h095 spearmint curly m spicata ‘crispa’ ß— creeping fragrant spearmint with very ruffled ornamental leaves may need winter protection 24”h Ω h096 mint lemon monarda citriodora ß lemon-scented leaves are delicious and often used in teas tiered pinkish-purple showy flowers are long lasting in fresh bouquets and dry nicely inhale steamed leaves for colds native to appalachia annual 24–36”h Í∏ ÇÂΩ $2.50—3.5” pot h097 mint wild mentha arvensis perennial that prefers moist conditions flowers julyseptember used in teas and desserts 6–24”h Í∏ Ç´Ω˜ $6.00—4 plants in a pack h098 mixed herbs sage thyme oregano and basil classic cooking companions Í Ø $3.00—4 plants in a pack h099 nettles urtica dioica ◊ early spring sprouts of this perennial vegetable are one of the tastiest and most nutritious greens you could grow the tender young leaves near the top of the stem can be harvested throughout the summer and used in salads serrated green leaves are rich in vitamins a c iron potassium manganese and calcium popular in european and subcontinental cooking as well as in native american traditions cooking removes the sting and it really does sting if you rub it the wrong way pick and handle with gloves before cooking the dried leaves can be used to make tea or a hair rinse spreading perennial give it room 36–72”h by 48”w Í∏ ∫Ǵ˜ $2.00—2.5” pot the egyptian walking onion is now on page 24 h100a oregano cuban ß plectranthus amboinicus variegatus large furry leaves with a white margin oregano-scented used in caribbean cooking and as a substiute for sage in dressings also a great foliage plant for container combinations tender perennial 24”h Í∏ çÇ $3.00—3.5” pot lavender lavandula Í´ÇÂΩ everyone loves lavender tender perennial from southern europe can be wintered indoors or treated as an annual munstead may survive our winters but a newer variety—cynthia johnson listed below—is hardy in minnesota needs excellent drainage to survive the winter flowers are very fragrant and dry beautifully for potpourri $1.50—2.5” pot h061 lady l angustifolia ß—a fine annual variety smells good in the garden and in sachets and potpourris good for bees aas winner 8–10”h h062 munstead l angustifolia ß—english lavender excellent low-growing variety for edging a path or border a somewhat hardy lavender in our climate 12–18”h $2.50—3.5” pot h063 blueberry ruffles l stoechas ß—gray-green foliage is the perfect backdrop for the extra large purple flowers each topped with rippled bracts rimmed in pink early blooming series of spanish lavender from australia with cute “eared” blossoms 12–24”h h064 ellagance purple l angustifolia ◊ß—award-winning english lavender with deep purple flower spikes 24”h h065 fern-leaf l pinnata buchii ß—beautiful feathery foliage 36”h h066 fred boutin l x intermedia ß—silvery leaves and excellent fragrance 24–36”h h067 french l stoechas ß—lavender of the french countryside upright gray foliage 24–36”h h068 goodwin creek grey ß—unusual hybrid of french lavender lightgray-green foliage with a thick coarse appealing texture best variety for blooming indoors in winter 24–36”h h069 kew red l stoechas ß—red-violet blooms add a new color to the lavender species silver-green foliage very decorative for edging and containers 18”h h070 munstead l angustifolia ß—english lavender excellent low-growing variety for edging a path or border a somewhat hardy lavender in our climate 12–18”h h071 provence l x intermedia ß—variety from southern france light purple flowers more moisture tolerant than other varieties 24–36”h h072a spanish madrid pink l stoechas—short flower stalks topped with lavender-pink bracts with dark purple flowers silver-green foliage 24–36”h h072b sweet l x heterophylla ß—one of the tallest lavenders very productive and fragrant sturdy straight stems 36–48”h $5.00—4” pot h073 spanish madrid pink l stoechas—short flower stalks topped with lavender-pink bracts with dark purple flowers silver-green foliage 24–36”h h074 spanish madrid purple ◊—bright purple with bracts in shades of lilac 18–24”h $7.50—2.5” pot h075 cynthia johnson l angustifolia ß—selected by betty ann addison of rice creek gardens for its ability to survive our winters probably the only lavender that will truly grow as a perennial here 24”h