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Native Root Designs
Iris
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Pacific Coast Iris Collection- All photos by Native Root Designs
terrific beautyIt's a good idea to plant irises in clumps, since this is how they typically grow in the wild. Plant four to five rhizomes together — but
worse than a line of single irises along a pond's edge. Avoid this, and plant them in groups instead.
Iris (PCI), Pacificas USDA zones: 7-10 (Check out the new interactive USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map) Water requirement: Moderate to none in summer
Iris (PCI), PacificasUSDA zones: 7-10 (Check out the new interactive USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map)Water requirement: Moderate to none in summerSun requirement:
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Purple coneflowers (Echinacea purpurea) and grasses at the Montreal Botanical Ga
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I have a disturbed site and want to replant the native grass, 'Little Bluestem'. I have an existing meadow of this grass
just a 7" or so thick layer of construction sand. How difficult is it to plant by seed? I heard it takes months to germinate. Also, how would I be sure
would be a good start. Whatever is left should be deeply incorporated in the native soil and new soil should be brought in and mixed in (it's important not
in a small town in Maine, US. Most landscapers only have experience with planting lawn grass (UGH!). I may need to do the work of transplanting myself. Can
Flowers to plant in the grass
“Numerous flowering perennials make perfect natural companions to grasses. Dotted throughout the comp” — dearzacmac
Paul R Broadhurst + Associates
Re-Imagined Shoreline | 03
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Island–inspired meadow weaves gracefully through the site. Among the native plants Broadhurst chose are Menzies’ larkspur (Delphinium menziesii), Roemer’s
Island–inspired meadow weaves gracefully through the site. Among the native plants Broadhurst chose are Menzies’ larkspur (Delphinium menziesii),
Dense enough plantings to crowd out unwanted species.
for natural planting beyond the back of pool
Island–inspired meadow weaves gracefully through the site. Among the native plants Broadhurst chose are Menzies’ larkspur (Delphinium menziesii), Roemer’s
“Seattle-The Yellow Island–inspired meadow weaves gracefully through the site. Among the native pla” — 20hazel09
CYAN Horticulture
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Cape Point Reserve, ZA.jpg
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better place to look than native landscapes? I’m not saying try and re-create Muir Woods, but you can use generations of plant trial and error, perfectly
naturally occurring plant combinations around the globe as well as in the field across the street, we may find the humblest yet most efficient plant combinations
native plants on our rocky slope
“coastal landscaping” — rileylass
Holm Design & Consulting LLC
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Great Design Plant: New England Aster Ushers in Fall
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Great Design Plant: New England Aster Ushers in Fall
e (formerly Aster novae-angliae) Common name: New England aster Origin: Native to all of North America except Alaska, Idaho, Nevada, Arizona, Texas, Louisiana
clasping leaves, upright flower stalks and clusters of purple flowers, this native perennial is a star of the fall garden.
fall. Drier sites are tolerated if the soil has a higher clay content. This plant’s preference for moist sites is more apparent in the upper Midwest. As one
fall. Drier sites are tolerated if the soil has a higher clay content. This plant’s preference for moist sites is more apparent in the upper Midwest. As one
“New England Aster” — mecodd
Short's Aster
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Short’s Aster (Symphyotrichum shortii) Native mostly in the Midwest, from Wisconsin to Alabama and into Pennsylvania
Short’s Aster (Symphyotrichum shortii) Native mostly in the Midwest, from Wisconsin to Alabama and into Pennsylvania
and other asters as a host plant. Short’s blooms between August and October.
shorts aster. woodland plant that blooms aug through octg
flower stalks have a proliferation of large blooms that tend to make the plant flop a bit; place it among grasses such as bluestem for support. The pearl
Short’s Aster (Symphyotrichum shortii) Native mostly in the Midwest, from Wisconsin to Alabama and into PennsylvaniaShort’s aster is great for a woodland
flower stalks have a proliferation of large blooms that tend to make the plant flop a bit; place it among grasses such as bluestem for support. The pearl
“Short’s Aster (Symphyotrichum shortii) Native mostly in the Midwest, from Wisconsin to Alabama and” — hb_19003
Matthew Cunningham Landscape Design LLC
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Belmont Hill Residence
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lawn knoll carved from the existing hillside. Lush perennial borders and native plant stands create edges and thresholds, and a crisp palette of traditional
dramatic topography, muscular canopy trees, remnant fieldstone walls, and native stone outcroppings. Sound vegetation management principles guide each phase
character of the woodland is revealed. Stone walls form terraces that traverse native topography, and a meticulously crafted stone staircase provides casual passage
years, and if you want to keep a healthy crop, you should stagger the plantings ever couple of years. They are fairly easy to propagate from divisions
years, and if you want to keep a healthy crop, you should stagger the plantings ever couple of years. They are fairly easy to propagate from divisions
“ALLIUM GLOBMASTER STAGGER PLANTINGS EVERY COUPLE OF YEARS” — shelaghleahy
Dig Your Garden Landscape Design
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Favorite CA Native Plants
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Sticky monkey flower - Mimulus aurantiacus - a Beautiful CA Native very common throughout No. Calif. Photo: Eileen Kelly,
one. Let me know if I can answer any questions you might have about this plant.
Sticky monkey flower - Mimulus aurantiacus - a Beautiful CA Native very common throughout No. Calif. Photo: Eileen Kelly,
“Sticky monkey flower - Mimulus aurantiacus - a Beautiful CA Native very common throughout No. Calif.” — e_dythe
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