Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Plants to Consider for Delaware Landscapes - Offered in the Fall UDBG Plant Sale VIII

This is a continuation of the series on plants to consider for Delaware Landscapes featuring those being offered at the Fall UDBG plant sale.

Hibiscus coccineus, scarlet rose mallow, native plant, sun to part shade, moist to wet soils, 5-8', deep red 6" flowers; deeply cut foliage that is red in fall, resistant to Japanese beetles. Photo from the University of Georgia.

Muhlenbergia capillaris, pink muhly grass, native plant, sun to part shade, moist to dry soils, 2-3', tidy clumps very fine blue foliage, clouds of airy pink flowers lasting weeks. Photo from the Virginia Native Plant Society.

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