2015 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 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 e may 8–10 2015 • 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 get a wristband if needed usually only early in the day from the wristband booth located within the garden fair block details at the bottom of this 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 how do i shop as you enter the building you’ll get a clipboard and tally sheet to record your plants and their prices you can write a list ahead of time

www.friendsschoolplantsale.com may 8–10 2015 • friends school plant sale 9 herbs mint mentha oregano cuban plectranthus amboinicus aromatic easy spreader good for teas and potpourris the blooms attract bees and butterflies however allowing mint to go to flower will make the leaves taste bitter 12” spacing Í∏ΩÇ´ used in caribbean cooking and as a substiute for sage in dressings oregano-scented tender perennial Í∏Ç h064 ginger culinary ß◊ zingiber officinale h098 peppermint m x piperita ß—refreshing tea iced best known for the spice that is produced from the grated chopped or powdered root of this plant harvest when the narrow-bladed leaves and the stalk wither but at latest before frost prefers heat humidity filtered sunlight and rich moist soil not waterlogged 24–48”h ∏Ç $6.00—4.5” pot h065 horseradish armoracia rusticana spicy root used as a condiment provide rich soil for the most

www.friendsschoolplantsale.com may 8–10 2015 • friends school plant sale 15 we accept cash checks amex visa mastercard discover annual flowers a177 caribbean copper plant ß euphorbia cotinifolia burgundy wine doesn’t look like much at the sale but grows into a smokebush-like plant with striking dark-red foliage useful for height in mixed containers bring it in for the winter grows quickly into a small tree may get as tall as 48” in the first season 36”h Í∏ç¥ $3.00—3.5” pot a178 cassia popcorn cassia didymobotrya ß fast growing graceful feathery shrub from africa with yellow flowers over long season it smells exactly like buttered popcorn if you rub the leaves or if a breeze blows through it rounded shape 48”h by 36”w Í $9.00—6” pot castor bean ricinus communis stunning tropical foliage the entire plant is very poisonous particularly the seeds which should be removed before they ripen grow in

20 friends school plant sale • may 8–10 2015 www.friendsschoolplantsale.com we accept cash checks amex visa mastercard discover annual flowers key Í full sun ∏ part sun/part shade Ó shade 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 ¥ toxic to humans ß saturday restock a543 pincushion flower ß scabiosa atropurpurea chat noir a558 sage gentian ß salvia patens blue angel salvia salvia dark red almost black white-tipped fully double flowers with a pleasant fragrance great cut flowers the more you cut the more it blooms flowers resemble delicate pincushions early to late summer bloomer 24”h ÍΩ∫ $2.50—4 plants in a pack graceful ultramarine and periwinkle blue tubular blooms on upright stems early july

26 friends school plant sale • may 8–10 2015 www.friendsschoolplantsale.com garden perennials daylilies hemerocallis in the bulbs bareroots section now outside Í∏´Ç garden favorites each bloom lasts one day very easy to grow and prolific vigorous but not invasive $4.00—bareroot p174 bakabana ◊—golden yellow with lightly ruffled edges 5” bloom mid-season 24’h p175 big smile ◊—sunny yellow 7” blooms with ruffled pink blush edge mid-season with rebloom tetraploid 18–24”h all daylilies listed as bareroot are on the bulb bareroot shelves outside between the fruit and shrub sections p176 big time happy ◊—lemon yellow ruffled petals with green yellow throat fragrant 4” bloom extra early season with rebloom 18”h p177 bold ruler ◊—old-fashioned tall-stemmed wide-petaled rosy-red bloom with a brighter rose halo and green-gold throat mid-season 36”h p178

www.friendsschoolplantsale.com gardening in miniature m iniature gardens or fairy gardens if you are a believer are delightful and entertaining for all ages if you have a yen to have a garden and are hampered by space or time or simply like little things consider a miniature garden these gardens can be contained in just about anything that tickles your fancy maybe it’s a favorite antique dish you can set on a table a clay pot or a birdbath it might be a special place in an outdoor garden tiny accessories of all sorts are available everywhere but it’s the teeny plants that will enthrall you they’ll inspire you to create something that’s uniquely yours perhaps you must have that cute little miniature mat daisy with multitudes of white flowers or that tiny rubies pink with brilliant tiny double pink flowers you may want “trees” in your garden they could be very small conifers or you might shape a coleus rosemary plant or miniature jade plant into a

www.friendsschoolplantsale.com may 8–10 2015 • friends school plant sale 37 vegetables 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 amaranth amaranthus broccoli continued these relatives of the familiar ornamental plant are tasty cut and grow again they can be eaten like spinach if you fertilize use only organic fertilizers since high levels of nitrogen concentrate nitrates in the leaves Í $4.00—6 plants in a pack continued v017 spigariello ◊ ß—from the dozens of varieties of heirloom italian leaf broccoli we have selected this one delicious slightly peppery and nutty blue-green leaves you can pick and eat at any stage prized in italy especially in naples and southern italy where it’s a classic in pasta and on pizza it can take 20°f temperatures and light frosts easy to grow 70 days 30”h $2.50—4 plants in a pack v001

www.friendsschoolplantsale.com may 8–10 2015 • friends school plant sale 43 climbing plants clematis clematis c072 ivy boston parthenocissus tricuspidata Í¥ see more clematis page 6 unusual plants clematis climbs by leaf stems that grab anything less than a half-inch in diameter the plants like full sun with their roots protected from the hottest midday rays those that tolerate a bit more shade have been marked with ∏ in the description originally from japan not boston a dense selfclinging vine brilliant orange color in fall berries favored by birds this vine put the ivy in ivy league self-clinging by glue pads 70’h Í∏ $3.00—2.5” pot all clematis are toxic to people and pets deer resistant c073 monkshood vine ampelopsis aconitifolia $2.00—2.5” pot $16.00—1 gal pot continued c024 vanilla-scented c recta ß—with an explosion c039 duchess of edinburgh ◊ ß—pure white finely cut foliage makes

48 friends school plant sale • may 8–10 2015 www.friendsschoolplantsale.com shrubs and trees key Í full sun ∏ part sun/part shade Ó shade 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 ¥ toxic to humans ß saturday restock s048 dogwood kesselring cornus alba kesselringii leaves have a purplish tinge white flowers purpleblack bark is especially showy in winter good for birds 10’h Í∏ $6.00—4” deep pot dogwood pagoda cornus alternifolia unique horizontally layered branching structure which accounts for its common name it has 3–4” flat clusters of small white flowers in spring fruit are small blue-black berries that add considerable color in summer as they mature and are much appreciated by

54 friends school plant sale • may 8–10 2015 www.friendsschoolplantsale.com we accept cash checks amex visa mastercard discover native flowers key n088 fire pink silene virginica n101 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 wisconsin source 12–24”h by 12”w ∏˜ $4.00—3” 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 midwestern seed source 24”h ÍΩ˜ $3.00—2.5” pot Ω good for bees ı bird food source ∫ butterfly-friendly ˙ hummingbird-friendly ç attractive foliage Ç culinary ´ edible flowers ˝