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12th-Mar-2005 05:12 pm
dragons
As all this snow goes away, I intend to do a bunch of gardening.
I'm collecting thoughts, and thoughts mean pictures, and sharing.


filipendula rubra
Chinese Lace Flower.  (Tallest of the Filipendula; growing 2 metres high.  Feathery plumes of tiny pink flowers in summer.  Very attractive deeply lobed leaves.  Prefers protection from the heat of the day.  Will not tolerate the dry, so prefers a moister spot either in sun or semi shade.)


Astilbe


Day Lilies


Lilies: Guernsey, African Queen, Mixed


Hostas
These are kinda ubiquitous, but I'll probably get some anyway.


Interesting Clematis variety. I already have some blue-purple ones.


Butterfly weed?


Lupine

( http://www.gorgetop.com/Daylily/orange-daylily.html )


Japanese Red Maple
I like the dwarf ones with feathery leaves best. I can't tell from the photo if this has the right leaves.

Apricots?

Sour cherries!

(I'm avoiding fruit trees which require pollination.)


Daisies!


Burning bush?


Barberry-Red Leaf Japanese


Dwarf Blue Leaf Arctic Willow


Some other Willow


Golden Raintree


Sunburst Honey Locust


I also want these for indoors. Purple Passion Plant


Periwinkle!


Tree Lilac


Virginia Creeper (mm... ivy)


There will be raspberries. Probably blueberries, too.


Seedless grapes?


Japanese Painted Fern
I love ferns...


Wisteria

More later, I expect.
Comments 
12th-Mar-2005 02:20 pm (UTC)
Oooooh I love day lilies. You should come with Em and I to a day lily place we go to in NH. It's like...a day lily ranch...or something
13th-Mar-2005 02:58 pm (UTC)
Sounds fun! I want to plant eeverything. :)
12th-Mar-2005 07:12 pm (UTC)
Agh... boysenberries... *pines away to nothingness*
(also, yay plants... Planting Day is Thursday!
12th-Mar-2005 07:12 pm (UTC)
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13th-Mar-2005 01:26 pm (UTC)
Mmm... berries....
13th-Mar-2005 02:57 pm (UTC)
Mmm... berries....
13th-Mar-2005 10:20 am (UTC)
I love wisteria.
13th-Mar-2005 01:25 pm (UTC)
Mmm. Arbor Day didn't have it... :(
13th-Mar-2005 12:14 pm (UTC)
you inspire me.
13th-Mar-2005 01:24 pm (UTC)
Yay! Thank you! :)

Thinking of planting stuff? :)
13th-Mar-2005 07:57 pm (UTC)
I love the little ghost berries. What are they, some variant of raspberry?
13th-Mar-2005 08:09 pm (UTC)
Yes. Product info here.
*hugs* :)
14th-Mar-2005 02:17 pm (UTC)
Found some seeds of yours. Cacti and daylillies and a couple others. I'll bring them along.
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