Annuals 2017 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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32 friends school plant sale • may 12–14 2017 www.friendsschoolplantsale.com annuals key Í full sun ∏ part sun/part shade Ó shade Ω attractive to 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 outdoor/indoor plants many “tender” perennials shrubs and trees that can’t survive our minnesota winters can be used as colorful or tropical-looking annuals or they can be brought indoors in fall the plants in the outdoor/indoor section do well in containers either as houseplants or kept under lights in a cool room or basement some just need their roots dug in fall and put in a cool dark place this fine gardening article has details on over-wintering plants indoors http tinyurl.com/hslsrj9

www.friendsschoolplantsale.com may 12–14 2017 • friends school plant sale 33 annuals plant widths are similar to their heights unless noted otherwise more outdoor/indoor plants † a036 mandevilla ß mandevilla alice du pont a038 prickly pear variegated opuntia monacantha variegata pink flowers on a vigorous vine large trumpetshaped blooms on a 30” trellis best in a sunny position but tolerates partial shade can be overwintered as a houseplant or dormant in a cool garage or basement Í∏ $15.00—1 gal pot multiple green and cream marbled flat pads prefers morning sun makes a good winter houseplant 36–72”h Í $9.00—6” pot see more prickly pear pages 11 and 55 a039 princess flower tibouchina grandiflora rich blue a037 papyrus ß◊ cyperus papyrus prince tut prince tut is shorter than king tut 72” and taller than the baby tut 24” they are all dwarf varieties regular papyrus is 192” tall smooth

34 friends school plant sale • may 12–14 2017 www.friendsschoolplantsale.com annuals we accept cash checks amex visa mastercard discover key begonia bolivian continued from page 33 see more begonias pages 20 and 32 bloodleaf iresine herbstii Í full sun ∏ part sun/part shade Ó shade $5.00—4” pot continued a081 sparks will fly ß—warm tangerine-orange single flowers that mature to yellow in autumn dark green-bronze foliage with lighter veins 12”h a082 unstoppable fire ß—brilliant orangey red flowers are set off by dark almost black-green leaves 8”h a093 bells of ireland moluccella laevis ß puckered leaves vigorous easy and appreciative of afternoon shade Í∏ a083 begonia orange begonia sutherlandii ß minnesota state fair regulars will appreciate the novelty of this flower-ball-on-a-stick likewise fans of dr seuss and percussion instruments its other common name is drumstick plant the 1–2”

www.friendsschoolplantsale.com may 12–14 2017 • friends school plant sale 35 annuals plant widths are similar to their heights unless noted otherwise calendula continued from page 34 cosmos continued $5.00—6 plants in a pack a108 maya orange ß—orange petals are densely layered around a dark brown center resembling bird feathers 18–20”h ∫ a163 double click mix c bipinnatus ß—bred in france for cutting a109 cassia popcorn cassia didymobotrya ß gardens large frilly double and semi-double flowers in rosy red pink and white with golden centers 48”h Ω∫ fast-growing graceful feathery shrub from africa with yellow flowers 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 a164 cosmos chocolate cosmos atrosanguineus castor bean ricinus communis a165 creeping zinnia ß sanvitalia procumbens mandarin orange

36 friends school plant sale • may 12–14 2017 www.friendsschoolplantsale.com annuals floss flower ageratum four o’clocks mirabilis geranium ivy pelargonium fuzzy flower heads in attractive clusters easy to grow seeds eaten by finches Í∏Ω∫ trumpet-shaped flowers open daily blooms from late spring to early fall tender perennial that can be dug and stored over the winter or may survive next to a heated foundation Í∏Ω∫˙¥ leaves are shiny and almost succulent trailing form is great for containers and window boxes ͆¥ $5.00—4” pot a197 mariposa rose ß—sunburst tufts of small pink flowers with deep rose centers bred by minnesotan david zlesak from garden floss flower and a wild floss flower a magnet for monarch butterflies this is the same flower as last year’s monarch mediano rose 10–14”h a198 mariposa wine ß—pinkish lavender flowers bloom from magenta buds this is the

www.friendsschoolplantsale.com may 12–14 2017 • friends school plant sale 37 annuals a264 ivy german ß senecio macroglossus variegatus red stems with green and cream variegated leaves actually native to south africa often grown as a houseplant 60–96”h Í∏ç¥ $3.00—3.5” pot a265 jamaican forget-me-nots ß browallia americana sky blue deep lilac-blue 2” blooms with a white eye have a flat face like a pansy and the delicate casual charm of a forget-me-not june until frost 24”h Í∏Ó $5.00—6 plants in a pack a266 jewels of opar ß talinum paniculatum kingwood gold airy sprays of tiny bright pink blooms on branched reddish wiry 30” stems are held well above the chartreuse foliage these become shiny spherical coppery seedpods that remain attractive for months reseeds drought-tolerant 12”h Í$5.00—6 plants in a pack joseph’s coat alternanthera who needs flowers when

38 friends school plant sale • may 12–14 2017 www.friendsschoolplantsale.com annuals key moss rose portulaca grandiflora Í full sun ∏ part sun/part shade Ó shade flowers resemble wild roses on low-growing succulent plants bright colors for hot and dry locations rock gardens edging easy to grow Í $2.50—4 plants in a pack Ω attractive to bees ı bird food source ∫ butterfly-friendly ˙ hummingbird-friendly a334 happy hour rosita ß—blooms early with dark ç attractive foliage Ç culinary ´ edible flowers ˝ ground cover  medicinal ˜ minnesota native ‰ rock garden a337 colorblast double magenta ◊ ß—hot pink † cold-sensitive prolific bloomers with edible flowers and leaves that add spice and color to salads probably the easiest flower to grow from seed—literally a child can do it just poke each large seed into the ground ÍΩ∫Ç´ keep above 40°f ¥

www.friendsschoolplantsale.com may 12–14 2017 • friends school plant sale 39 annuals we accept cash checks amex visa mastercard discover a436 shoofly plant black-stemmed nicandra physalodes var nigra ß◊ sun daisy continued lavender blue 1” bells with white centers all summer on purple-black stems papery winged purplish pods follow which are unusual in dried arrangements an old-fashioned garden favorite it was thought to repel flies from peru 24–60”h Í∏¥ $2.00—2.5” pot a460 summertime sweet white ß—white with a437 silver nickel vine ß dichondra argentea silver falls rounded fan-shaped silver foliage with a cascading habit heat and drought-tolerant in sun and shade great for containers trails 36–72” 2–4”h Í∏ $2.00—2.5” pot $5.00—4.5” pot continued purple eye 16”h a461 symphony orange ß—the best orange yet 8–12”h a462

40 friends school plant sale • may 12–14 2017 www.friendsschoolplantsale.com annuals plant widths are similar to their heights unless noted otherwise key sunflower helianthus annuus tobacco flowering nicotiana wishbone flower continued Í full sun ∏ part sun/part shade Ó shade friendly late summer and fall bloomers sunflowers are the sentinels of the garden beloved by children and birds alike cultivated by southwestern native peoples as early as 3000 b.c then taken to europe by the spanish around 1500 a.d it’s likely that they will reseed next year ÍÇ fragrant trumpet-shaped flowers excellent nectar source for hummingbirds and moths including the hummingbird-like sphinx moth seeds for finches and juncos may reseed Í∏∫˙¥ a499 summer wave bouquet gold ß—not for Ω attractive to bees ı bird food source ∫ butterfly-friendly ˙ hummingbird-friendly $1.50—seed packet a463 mammoth