2014 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 2014 Plants

3 window to a 5 window red red wine pot on pot 12 sae to 12 sae free seed and plant catalogs pink and white flowers go go green 20 x 47 x 20 black and blue salvia how sweet it is plants with long spike plant name of this plant a plant on top of a tree sweet potato vine blue eyed grass flower cornelian cherry dogwood tree blue grama grass seed forget me nots small ornamental hot pepper white berry white japanese forest grass love lies bleeding black eyed susans new england aster sparks will fly begonia dichondra silver falls low acid tomato seed pot en pot baby blue eyes purple with white stripe bells of ireland purple with black stripes forget me not seeds chartreuse blue with white flecks white flowers in april forget me not white with purple stripes white petal with purple and yellow centers chain link fence black cherry black paint pink with yellow center tear drop shaped salvia black and blue green stripes with dark green stripes white dot blue and yellow stripe cup and saucer chain link fencing black and hot pink fire engine red flowers that will grow in texas in early spring cups and saucers touch me not seeds heat and frost white vegetables that grow in winter snow in summer

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www.friendsschoolplantsale.com e very year more than 10,000 people visit the plant sale we try to make the shopping experience as smooth as possible this is an overview of the sale there are other hints and tips on the website may 9–11 2014 • friends school plant sale 3 how to do the sale friends school plant sale shopping list what do i do when i arrive th fri sat please record the name price and quantity you are purchasing for each plant catalog plant name quantity x price there are free spaces to park near the grandstand check the map page 2 once you arrive get a wristband if needed from the wristband booth located within the garden fair block see box bottom of page while you wait for your time to enter visit the garden fair you will be outside for this part so dress for the weather subtotal tally sheet most important write down all of your plants and their prices smile you get to hang out with hundreds of other

www.friendsschoolplantsale.com herbs h060 horseradish armoracia rusticana 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”h Í∏ Ç $3.00—bareroot each h061 hyssop pink ß hyssopus officinalis 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 h062 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 h063 land seaweed salsola komarovii ß shoreline plant valued in

www.friendsschoolplantsale.com may 9–11 2014 • friends school plant sale 15 garden perennials we accept cash checks amex visa mastercard discover delphinium continued from page 14 foamy bells x heucherella globe flower continued key $6.00—4.5” pot p218 pagan purples ß—double blooms in rich purples and blues on sturdy stalks better overwintering and more tolerant of heat and humidity than older varieties 60–72”h p219 royal aspirations ß—sturdy spire of deep sapphire to navy blue semi-double blossoms with contrasting white bee-like markings tolerates our summer heat and humidity so you can get that english cottage garden look prune after its main june bloom for rebloom in september fertilize regularly 40–70”h a beautiful intergeneric cross between coral bells and foamflower heuchera and tiarella blooms spring through summer with spikes of bell flowers neat foliage similar to foamflower does well with hostas and

20 friends school plant sale • may 9–11 2014 www.friendsschoolplantsale.com we accept cash checks amex visa mastercard discover garden perennials key peony paeonia lactiflora p503 pinks alpine dianthus alpinus poppy oriental continued Í full sun ∏ part sun/part shade Ó shade classic garden favorite with large blooms on a bushy perennial easy to grow flowers late may–june Í¥ cushions of lance-shaped leaves with fragrant deep pink to crimson or salmon 1.5” flowers 3–4”h Í ‰ $2.00—2.5” pot p518 royal wedding ß—white with a black center pinks bath’s dianthus gratianopolitanus p519 victoria louise ß—huge salmon blooms 36”h Ω good for bees ı bird food source ∫ butterfly-friendly ˙ hummingbird-friendly $12.00—1 gal pot p478 duchesse de nemours ß—150-year-old creamywhite classic with large fragrant double blooms on sturdy stems the center of the

26 friends school plant sale • may 9–11 2014 vegetables www.friendsschoolplantsale.com vegetables want to grow in full sun Í unless otherwise noted bareroot vegetables are found on the tables in the vegetable section not in bareroots key eggplant continued from page 25 v063 leeks allium ampeloprasum rikor ß Í full sun ∏ part sun/part shade Ó shade $2.50—3.5” pot v047 little fingers ß—slim dark purple eggplants grow in clusters of three or more they can be harvested when no longer than your little finger however you can also let them grow longer at no sacrifice to their mild sweet taste delicious stirfried grilled or even pickled 68 days Ø v048 swallow ß—the earliest japanese-type eggplant with long dark narrow fruits very prolific 51 days many plants per pot separate when planting leave some of this biennial to over-winter in the garden second-year plants will go to seed creating an essentially perennial vegetable

www.friendsschoolplantsale.com may 9–11 2014 • friends school plant sale 31 with neonics horticultural seeds are netherlands where there is a ban on available without insecticide treatment neonics so we assumed these bulbs since they tend to be grown by a single would be neonic-free not so the lily grower if that grower does not use neoni lilium bulbs that we have ordered for cotinoids we can be virtually certain that years are exempt from the ban and in fact the plant is neonic-free many of the are required to be treated with neonics pri smaller plants at the sale are seed-grown or to export this discovery necessitated a all 4-packs in annuals and vegetables veg last-minute scramble to find some good etables in 3.5” pots most perennials in replacements which we have done but 2.5” pots all our native flowering plants you’ll notice that they are not quite as and grasses marked with a minnesota inexpensive as in previous years some of the growers we have

www.friendsschoolplantsale.com may 9–11 2014 • friends school plant sale 37 we accept cash checks amex visa mastercard discover annual flowers copperleaf acalypha wilkesiana cosmos cosmos bipinnatus cotton gossypium herbaceum spectacular variations of color and pattern one of its common names is match-me-if-you-can and it is fun to find flowers and grasses that complement it fastgrowing about 36” the first summer and thrives in heat this unusual tropical shrub will over-winter indoors 36–60”h Í∏ç¥ very easy to grow daisy-like blooms 3.5” across all summer excellent cut flowers prefers full sun and well-drained soil great next to a hot alley but tolerates part shade Í∏∫Ω showy plants both in flowers and foliage beautifully whorled hibiscus-like flowers become fluffy cotton bolls in fall this plant actually a shrub is from africa and the arabian peninsula so the large seedpods may not produce cotton here but it will be

www.friendsschoolplantsale.com may 9–11 2014 • friends school plant sale 43 annual flowers salvia continued from page 42 snapdragon continued sun daisy osteospermum key $2.50—4 plants in a pack continued a508 forest fire s coccinea ß—heat tolerant airy blossoms held above the foliage 18”h a509 nymph coral s coccinea ß—airy salmon blooms 10”h a510 sizzler purple s splendens ß—short and great for bedding 10–12”h Ω a511 sizzler red s splendens ß—the classic red salvia for bedding 10–12”h $2.50—4 plants in a pack continued a529 sonnet white ß—18–21”h a530 speedy sonnet yellow—bicolor with sassy yellow blooms with a red-purple lip 18–24”h cheerful 3” daisy-like blooms Í Í full sun ∏ part sun/part shade Ó shade $5.00—4” pot a512 blue note s greggii ß—deep blue summerlong flowers on tall spikes

48 friends school plant sale • may 9–11 2014 www.friendsschoolplantsale.com shrubs and trees key s001 abelia fragrant abelia mosanensis cardinal bush weigela Í full sun ∏ part sun/part shade Ó shade from latvia this hardy deciduous shrub has pink flowers with fragrance better than a lilac late may through mid june glossy summer foliage turns orange-red in fall 5–6’h Í∏ $7.00—4” pot spreading shrub grown for its funnel-shaped flowers that attract hummingbirds Í∏˙Ω∫ Ω good for bees ı bird food source ∫ butterfly-friendly ˙ hummingbird-friendly s002 andromeda pieris japonica mountain fire ç attractive foliage Ç culinary ´ edible flowers ˝ ground cover  medicinal ˜ minnesota native ‰ rock garden † cold-sensitive keep above 40°f ¥ toxic to humans ß saturday restock you will notice some familiar shrubs and trees missing from this year’s list such as

54 friends school plant sale • may 9–11 2014 www.friendsschoolplantsale.com native wild flowers key n088 fire pink silene virginica n102 indigo dwarf amorpha nana Í full sun ∏ part sun/part shade Ó shade the bright crimson to pink flowers can bloom for a month or longer in late spring native to rich woodlands and rocky slopes it requires a well-drained soil in light to medium shade short-lived it will often selfsow in open soil wild seed from wisconsin 12–24”h by 12”w ∏ ˜ $4.00—2.5” pot fine-textured foliage capped with attractive spikes of purple flowers a worthy plant for the low water landscape dry well drained soils in full sun blooms may–july wild midwestern seed source 24”h Í Ω˜ $3.00—2.5” pot Ω good for bees ı bird food source ∫ butterfly-friendly ˙ hummingbird-friendly ç attractive foliage Ç culinary ´ edible flowers ˝ ground cover  medicinal