Rock Garden Plants: A Color Encyclopedia

By Baldassare Mineo

Baldassare Mineo is proprietor of Siskiyou infrequent Plant Nursery in Medford, Oregon, one of many world's nice assets of vegetation for rock gardens. Mineo's personal pictures are supplemented with many through the popular horticulturist Fritz Kummert. This authoritative contains infrequent and strange vegetation in addition to confirmed, on hand backyard performers.

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Lupines are adversely suffering from root disturbance, Lotus comiculatus, courtesy of Fritz Kummert infrequently surviving transplanting. Lupinus lepidus var. lobbii is a woody-based in line with ennial for solar in well-drained, gritty soil. flora in early summer season, violetblue. Grows four inches (10 cm) excessive, 12-18 inches (30-45 cm) extensive. Zones 3-8. Northwestern North the United States to Colorado and Utah. Lychnis campion, catchfly Caryophyllaceae The campions or catchflies look just like Silene other than that and they have sticky foliage. they're enormously hardy to coldness and like a pretty humus-rich soil. they're simply raised from the ample seed. Luzula nivea snow rush Juncaceae A grass-like perennial for solar in wet, humus-rich, well-drained soil. plants in summer season in off-white clusters. Grows 12-24 inches (30-60 cm) excessive, 12 inches (30 cm) extensive. Zones 6-9. relevant Europe and the Alps. Lychnis alpina synonym, Viscaria alpina A perennial for sunlight or half colour in any stable, well-drained soil. vegetation in summer season, rose crimson, sometimes white. Grows 2-6 inches (5-15 cm) excessive, 6 inches (15 cm) extensive. Zones 5-8. Mountains of Europe, northeastern North the USA, and subarctic areas of the northern hemisphere. Lupinus lepidus var. lobbii, courtesy of Fritz Kummert Lychnis alpina, courtesy of Franz Hadace Luzula nivea, courtesy of Fritz Kummert Lychnis xarkwrightii, courtesy of Fritz Kummert MAIANTHEMUM BIFOLIUM Lychnis xarkwrightii Lysichiton A perennial for solar in any reliable, welldrained soil. flora in summer time, superb scarlet. Grows 12-16 inches (30-40 cm) excessive, 12 inches (30 cm) large. Zones 4-9. A backyard hybrid, L. chalcedonica x L. xhaageana. skunk cabbage Araceae Lychnis flos-jovis flower of Jove A perennial for sunlight in any strong, welldrained soil. flora in April and should, red. The cultivar'Nana' (synonym, 'Minor') grows eight inches (20 cm) excessive and large. Zones 4-9. The species is from the Alps. Lychnis viscaria A perennial for sunlight in any solid, welldrained soil. The cultivar 'Splendens Plena, double-flowered German catchfly,flowersin summer season, vibrant magentapink. Grows 12-18 inches (30-45 cm) excessive, 12 inches (30 cm) huge. Zones 4-9. Europe. Skunk cabbages are perennials that start with plant life rising in a favourite spadix. The crops are brief till the large leaves spread because the vegetation fade. provide skunk cabbages deep, humusrich, wet or rainy soil. Lysichiton americanum domesticate partially color in humus-rich, wet soil. vegetation in early spring, yellow. The flowering spike, the spadix, grows to 18 inches (45 cm) excessive; leaves develop to forty eight through forty eight inches (120 by means of one hundred twenty cm). Zones 5-9. Western North the United States. Lysichiton camtschatcensis Asian skunk cabbage domesticate partly color in humus-rich, wet soil. flora in early spring, white. The flowering spike, the spadix, grows to twelve inches (30 cm) excessive; leaves Lychnis flos-jovi 'Nana' develop to 36 by means of 36 inches (90 by way of ninety cm). Zones 5-9. Japan to Siberia. Lysimachia japonica Primulaceae A mat-forming perennial loosestrife for color or half color in wet, humusrich soil.

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