Perennials 2017 by Friends School Plant Sale

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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

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www.friendsschoolplantsale.com may 12–14 2017 • friends school plant sale 21 perennials a note about reading the plant listings size you can assume the plants are the roughly the same width as the height shown unless noted otherwise flowers and leaves you can assume leaves are green and flowers are single and scentless unless noted otherwise hardiness we don’t list usda hardiness zones because in our experience they can be misleading read the full explanation here www.friendsschoolplantsale.com/zones however if the catalog says a perennial “needs winter protection” or “winter mulch recommended,” that means it’s less likely to be hardy here though we know gardeners who grow it successfully if the text says “very hardy,” that means the plant is known to be hardy north of the twin cities if a plant has five stars ★★★★★ it is highly rated for success in the book growing perennials in cold

22 friends school plant sale • may 12–14 2017 www.friendsschoolplantsale.com perennials bitter root lewisia rock garden succulents Í ‰ $3.00—2.5” pot p053 little plum l x longipetala—intense rose-purple flowers with an initial touch of orange on short upright stems lance-like leaves in rosettes blooms may–june reblooming in september easy to grow 4”h $5.00—3.5” pot p054 siskiyou l cotyledon—compact mix of pink to blackberry lily white flowers with spoon-shaped leaves blooms throughout summer alpine that prefers just a bit of shade and good drainage 12”h black-eyed susan rudbeckia blooms summer and fall drought-tolerant and easy Í∏∫¥ $2.00—2.5” pot p055 goldsturm r fulgida ß—deep yellow daisies with soot-black cones performs well spreads 24”h ★★★★★ $7.00—4.5” pot p056 herbstsonne r nitida—bright yellow 5”

www.friendsschoolplantsale.com may 12–14 2017 • friends school plant sale 23 perennials plant widths are similar to their heights unless noted otherwise coneflower continued coreopsis coreopsis daylilies see box page 24 key $2.00—2.5” pot continued p111 magnus e purpurea ß—rosy purple petals 36”h Ω p112 primadonna deep rose e purpurea ß—dense clumps with dark pink flowers 34”h Ω p113 ruby star e purpurea ß—intense carmine red 36”h Ω p114 white swan e purpurea ß—white flowers with shorter petals and coppery cones 18–24”h Ω∫ summer daisies with lacy foliage ÍΩ delphinium delphinium Í full sun ∏ part sun/part shade Ó shade $9.00—4.5” pot p115 big sky after midnight—deep magenta-purple flowers with black-red cones on black stems compact plant 12”h Ω p116 sombrero salsa red ß—bright orange-red 3” flowers with large

24 friends school plant sale • may 12–14 2017 www.friendsschoolplantsale.com perennials daylilies hemerocallis garden favorites each flower lasts one day prolific and very easy to grow vigorous but not invasive p152 bitsy—cute short early bloomer and rebloomer yellow 16”h ∫ $3.00—bareroot p153 blaze of glory ◊—burnt orange 5.5” flower with ruffled wine edge and eye 25”h $6.00—bareroot p154 bright memories—pink and buff peach blend with greenish olive throat fragrant 6” flowers in mid-season 30”h $4.00—bareroot p155 calico jack—bright yellow 5.5” flower with ruffled plum edge plum eye and green throat early to mid-season evergreen 28”h $4.00—bareroot p156 conan ◊—wine purple white-edged 5.25” flower with yellow-green throat early to mid-season semi-evergreen 26”h $3.00—bareroot p157 congo coral—double 4.5” salmon

www.friendsschoolplantsale.com may 12–14 2017 • friends school plant sale 25 perennials plant widths are similar to their heights unless noted otherwise helen’s flower continued from page 24 hen and chicks continued hibiscus hibiscus moschuetos $7.00—4.5” pot p229 short ’n’ sassy ◊ ß—the scalloped and slightly ruffled petals are blended shades and stripes of pumpkin gold and orange the extra-large reddish brown center is ornamental in itself resembling a plump chocolate cookie covered in tiny yellow dot sprinkles bred to be compact and bloom all summer and well into fall 12–18”h by 24”w ˙ $2.50—2.5” pot continued p233 oddity s tectorum—unusual rolled bright green leaves in a tight rosette 3–6”h p234 twilight blues—gray-green and lavender leaves with purple tips 3–6”h dinner-plate flowers remarkably easy with a long bloom time starting in late

26 friends school plant sale • may 12–14 2017 www.friendsschoolplantsale.com perennials we accept cash checks amex visa mastercard discover key hollyhock continued from page 25 lamb’s ear stachys byzantina lupine lupinus polyphyllus Í full sun ∏ part sun/part shade Ó shade $2.00—2.5” pot continued p246 powderpuffs a rosea ß—mix with double white yellow pink salmon or dark red flowers 48”h p247 russian hollyhock a rugosa—radiant light yellow blooms may–september perennial 48–84”h Ω∫ fuzzy silvery leaves great for a “touch” garden children love this plant Í∏ç˝ pea-type flower spikes in spring strong-growing plants form large clumps Í∏¥ Ω good for bees ı bird food source ∫ butterfly-friendly ˙ hummingbird-friendly ç attractive foliage Ç culinary ´ edible flowers ˝ ground cover  medicinal ˜ minnesota native

www.friendsschoolplantsale.com may 12–14 2017 • friends school plant sale 27 perennials plant widths are similar to their heights unless noted otherwise iris ¥ iris terms bearded iris iris germanica easy to grow with may–june bloom clump-formers best in groups highly drought-tolerant well-drained soil cultivate iris shallowly the top of the rhizome should be exposed so clean soil off them in april to let the sun hit the rhizome should be lifted and divided every few years Í $6.00—3” plug p290 apricot silk—ruffled flowers with light apricot petals and red-orange beards early bloom 22”h p291 attention please ◊—red-purple standards with a few flecks of white falls are violet with an irregular cream center orange-brown beard mid-season bloom 34”h p292 edith wolford—blue falls with a yellow standards fragrant heirloom mid-season bloom 30”h p293 immortality—ruffled pure white flowers with white beards

28 friends school plant sale • may 12–14 2017 lilies most lilies prefer to be planted with their “heads in the sun feet in the shade” in well-drained soil they show off best in your garden planted in groups plant several groups with different blooming times to lengthen the season lilies are also good nectar plants for butterflies and moths lilium asiatic lilies Í∏ unbeatable color these bulbs increase year after year divide when their stems are crowded they bloom from the end of june into july p340 buzzer ◊—pixie with deep rose pink flowers 12–18”h $3.00—1 bulb p341 corsage ◊—small flowers are white and soft pink with dark burgundy spots 36–48”h $5.00—1 bulb p342 double sensation—double with deep purplish red petals and showy white centers side-facing flowers four to five flowers per stem 24”h $4.00—1 bulb p343 easy dance ◊—yellow with a large dark maroon

www.friendsschoolplantsale.com may 12–14 2017 • friends school plant sale 29 perennials p453 pachysandra ß pachysandra terminalis green carpet great for shade a low ground cover that will not distract from your larger plantings honey-scented flowers in spring 6–12”h Í∏Ó˝ $5.00—4 plants in a pack pasque flower pulsatilla vulgaris fragrant pointed petals and yellow centers in april and may with furry stems and foliage followed by large silky seed heads these are european varieties not the native wild flower easy to grow Í∏Â¥ $2.00—2.5” pot p454 alba —white blossoms 10–12”h p455 blue bells ß—blue 10–12”h p456 purple ß—purple 15”h p457 red bells ß—bright red 4–12”h p458 pasque flower alpine ß pulsatilla alpina sulphurea yellow bell-shaped flowers over clumps of finely dissected leaves blooms in early summer followed by feathery

30 friends school plant sale • may 12–14 2017 perennials www.friendsschoolplantsale.com plant widths are similar to their heights unless noted otherwise key ragged robin lychnis flos-cuculi p514 rose mallow hibiscus lasiocarpos ß Í full sun ∏ part sun/part shade Ó shade each narrow petal is divided into four unequal parts giving the flower a tattered appearance prefers moist soil deer-resistant nicknames include cuckoo flower shaggy jacks and ragged willie syn silene flos-cuculi ÍΩ∫¥ grows along rivers and in bogs from california to indiana bearing magnificent huge cream pink or red flowers 4–6” across with a deep maroon eye fuzzy foliage blooms july and august 48–60”h Í∏Ó $3.00—3.5” pot $2.00—2.5” pot russian sage perovskia atriplicifolia Ω attractive to bees ı bird food source ∫ butterfly-friendly ˙ hummingbird-friendly ç attractive foliage Ç culinary

www.friendsschoolplantsale.com may 12–14 2017 • friends school plant sale 31 perennials p529 solomon’s seal variegated polygonatum multiflorum variegatum toad lily continued leaves have wide white to cream stripes tiny white bell flowers hang below arching stems in spring adds wonderful airy contrast to areas with large-leaved plants like hostas 24”h ∏ÓΩç $8.00—4.5” pot p575 gilt edge t formosana—large vigorous plant speedwell veronica p576 moonlight treasure ◊ ß—yellow flowers in flower spikes rise above lower foliage Í∏Ω∫˝‰ $2.00—2.5” pot p530 giles van hees ß—pink flowers from early $6.00—4.5” pot with gold-edged leaves attractive lavender flowers in the fall 24–36”h ç $10.00—4.5” pot late summer to early fall sit just above light green leaves dappled with darker green splashes 8–10”h ç summer