Annuals 2017 by Friends School Plant Sale

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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 triangular stems with what looks like green fireworks or the skeleton of an umbrella on top although papyrus typically grows standing in water it is surprisingly adaptable and will be happy planted right in your garden if it gets water regularly will also grow in a container with the hole plugged up or with a saucer of water underneath 30–48”h Í∏ $5.00—4” pot great textural plant with thick fuzzy 10” leaves and 12” spikes of bluish purple flowers in midsummer leaves turn red in the fall 42–48”h by 24–26”w Í∏ $7.00—3.5” pot a040 rabbit foot fern ß davallia fejeensis carrot-like foliage named for the furry rhizomes that creep over the rim of the pot likes dry soil so don’t over-water over-winter indoors 12–24”h ∏Ó $7.00—6” pot angel’s trumpet datura metel while this section is called annuals the plants in it are not all true annuals which grow from seed flower set new seed and die all in a single year many plants are nonhardy or “tender” perennials that cannot survive the winter in minnesota alyssum sweet lobularia maritima forms a thick carpet of tiny flowers so wonderfully fragrant that it is well worth stopping to smell them perfect for edging or overhanging a sunny wall good in containers easy to grow Í∫ $2.50—4 plants in a pack a045 aphrodite red ß—4”h by 10”w a046 easter basket mix ß—pink purple and white 3–5”h by 10”w ∫ a047 purple ß—3–5”h by 10”w a048 white ß—3–5”h by 10”w $5.00—4” pot a049 stream purple ß—deep unfading purple 2–3” clusters need no deadheading to bloom all summer into fall 4–8”h by 15”w a050 stream raspberry ß—bright rose-purple 8–12”h by 15”w a051 stream silver ß—white 8–12”h by 15”w a052 amaranth ornamental ß amaranthus tricolor tricolor splendens perfecta colorful leaves of red yellow and bright green the seeds are highly nutritious and the young leaves are tasty as well height depends on soil and exposure drought-resistant reseeds 36–72”h Í∏dž $5.00—6 plants in a pack see more amaranth page 12 angel mist angelonia angustifolia great garden performer thriving in heat and wet or dry conditions beautiful 1” blooms like tiny orchids or snapdragons late spring to late summer excellent in containers and good for cut flowers from mexico and the west indies Í∏ a053 serena purple—purple and pink bicolor bushy plant covered with huge upfacing trumpetshaped blooms give it plenty of space Í∫¥ $5.00—3.5” pot a055 double golden yellow ß—fully double or even triple ruffled gold 7” trumpets fragrant 30–36”h $7.00—4.5” pot a056 purple ß—“hose-in-hose” double purple flowers hose-in-hose refers to its resemblance to the double stockings with turned back tops worn by elizabethan men 36”h a057 white ß—single flowers self-sows 36”h a058 artichoke globe ß cynara scolymus imperial star a special variety for northern gardens don’t harvest the buds which are edible let them bloom the otherworldly purple flowers are worth the sacrifice striking architectural plants 48”h Í´ $3.00—3.5” pot a059 aster annual ß callistephus color carpet mix frilly double flowers in a mix of colors will bloom all summer but best early and then again from august to frost 8”h Í∏∫ $2.50—4 plants in a pack baby blue eyes nemophila bouncy dainty cupped flowers with five petals appreciates afternoon shade or dappled shade its botanical name means it loves the woodland grows quickly and blooms profusely in spring reseeds west coast native 4–8”h ∏‰ $2.50—4 plants in a pack a060 five spot n maculata ß—delicate purple veins and a large purple spot at the tip of each petal a061 penny black n menziesii ß—penny-sized these saucer-shaped deep purple to black flowers have scalloped silver-white edges from spring to august blooms cover the compact feathery foliage fun to plant in a container with five spot bachelor’s buttons centaurea cyanus long strong stems ideal for cut flowers easy to grow it makes a beautiful contrast to brighter hued plants only the petals are edible Í∏´ $2.50—4 plants in a pack a062 blue boy ß—double flowers in a stunning shade of blue 30”h $5.00—6 plants in a pack a063 midnight ß—nearly black fluffy double flowers 36”h bacopa sutera cordata many simple five-petaled flowers trailing great for containers drought-tolerant Í∏ $3.00—3.5” pot a064 white ß—tiny white flowers 12”h $5.00—4” pot a065 great dark pink ß—dark pink flowers 4–8”h a066 great pink ring ß—light pink flowers with purple centers 5”h $4.00—3.5” pot a067 gulliver blue sensation ß—lavender-blue a054 archangel dark rose ß—spikes of rose to hot a068 megacopa blue ◊ ß—intense lavender 10–12”h pink speckled with darker pink 12–14”h $5.00—3.5” pot flowers 12”h 4–6”h by 12–18”w a069 megacopa white ◊ ß—white with yellow center bred for larger flowers and heat tolerance 4–6”h by 12–18”w key Í full sun ∏ part sun/part shade Ó shade spikes used as a vertical accent long narrow leaves on upright plants can be over-wintered indoors Í∏ $3.00—3.5” pot a041 green leaves dracaena ß—traditionally potted with geraniums 12–30”h ç $5.00—4” pot a042 pink passion cordyline ß—slender bright pink leaves with a gray-purple stripe down the center 24–48”h $8.00—5.25” pot a043 green leaves dracaena ß—larger plant overwintered from last year a tough-as-nails container plant with an upright vase shape 30–48”h ç $13.00—4.5” pot a044 red sensation cordyline australis ß—bronzy red leaves 36”h ç 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 a070 balloon cotton asclepias physocarpa oscar beloved for its seedpods more than its blooms even though the flowers are quite pretty in the summer creamy or greenish white and pink half-inch blooms dangling in loose umbels but oh those seedpods funny-looking 2–3” pale green globes look like semisheer balloons covered with soft green bristles good for flower arrangements fast growing good for monarch butterflies 72”h Í∏∫¥ $5.00—6 plants in a pack a071 balsam ß impatiens balsamina camellia mix old-fashioned double flowers in shades of white pink red salmon and violet easy to grow and fun to plant for children’s gardens because of the exploding seed pods likes plentiful moisture will reseed 18”h ͆¥ $5.00—6 plants in a pack a072 bee balm annual ß monarda hybrida bergamo long-blooming lilac and rose-violet florets in clustered tiers around the stem minty-lemony scent tangy edible petals can be used for garnishing desserts and salads or to make tea terrific as a cut flower too blooms june until frost plant some and see why it won awards in europe’s trial gardens mildew resistant and easy to grow 16–28”h Í∫˙´ $2.00—2.5” pot see more bee balm bachelor’s buttons pages 21 and 52 a073 bee’s friend phacelia tanacetifolia ß unusual nectar-rich lavender flowers with extra-long purple whiskers at their centers slowly uncurl in early summer great for pollinators and pest-eating insects one of the 20 flowers most used in honey production it’s native to the deserts of the southwest and northern mexico 12–24”h ÍΩ∫˙ $2.50—4 plants in a pack a074 begonia art hodes begonia very large textured velvety red leaves wonderful for larger shaded containers or window boxes dainty white flowers a foot above the leaves in late fall or winter 24”h ∏Ó¥ $8.00—3.5” pot ß the little truck means we’ll be restocking this plant on saturday morning begonia belleconia begonia double flowers with yellow centers great for baskets with leaves cascading to 48” in a summer.10”h ∏Ó¥ $5.00—4.5” pot a075 rose ◊ ß—deep pink a076 soft orange ß—light peachy orange begonia big begonia x benariensis clusters of 2” flowers held above glossy pointed foliage unfussy and robust it blooms constantly until frost also makes a good houseplant 12–24”h ∏¥ $5.00—4” pot a077 red with green leaf ß—fire-engine red a078 rose with bronze leaf ß—rose-pink flowers and bronze-green foliage begonia bolivian begonia boliviensis attractive serrated leaves are shaped like wings and will cascade over walls or baskets blooms late spring until frost can be over-wintered inside if kept dark and dry semi-trailing and compact it can take more sun than the usual begonia Í∏¥ $5.00—4” pot a079 mistral pink ◊ ß—bright pink 10–12”h a080 santa cruz ß—eye-catching profusion of redorange flowers 12–15”h begoniacontinuedon pa g e 3 4 begonia