December 10, 2008

2008 Garden Additions

Note to self: refer to this post when my garden's progress seems SO SLOW! 2008 was my first full year of gardening at my Spokane home, and I planted all sorts of things (in addition to plantings from late summer/fall of 2007). No doubt later years will include more editing: transplanting and shovel pruning. But 2008 was a year to start experimenting. Barren beds were planted with baby perennials, bare root english roses, a few lilacs and hydrangeas and fourteen 15-gallon sized trees. Here's the list:
Anemone 'Party Dress' pink
Anemone 'Queen Charlotte' pink
Aquilegia 'Melba Higgins' (columbine) dark purple
Armeria mauve and hot pink (thrift)
Astilbe 'Red Sentinel' red
Delphinium 'Green Twist' white/cream/green
Delphinium 'Magic Fountains' White
Delphinium 'Magic Fountains' Purple
Decentra 'Alba' (bleeding heart) white
Gleditsia 'Shademaster' (honeylocust - 5 of these)
Helleborus white
Hemerocallis 'Barbara Mitchell' (daylily) light peachy pink
H. 'Big Smile' yellow/pink/cream
H. 'Dublin Elaine' pink/cream double
H. 'Elizabeth Salter' melon pink
H. 'French Tudor' rose
H. 'Joan Senior' white
H. 'Jolyene Nichole' rose
H. 'Lady Emily' rose-lavender
H. 'Lavender Stardust' rose-lavender
H. 'Millie Schlumpf' pink
H. 'Moroccan Sunrise' rose-lavender
H. 'New Testament' pink
H. 'Seminole Wind' rose
H. 'Siloam Double Classic' peachy-pink
H. 'Sue Rothbauer' pink
(um, kind of went nuts on daylilies, eh?!)
Heuchera 'Green Spice' green/plum/cream leaves, cream flowers
H. 'June Bride' white flowers
H. 'Palace Purple' plum leaves, cream flowers
H. 'Patricia Louise' green leaves, rosy flowers
Hosta 'Dancing in the Rain' cream/lt. green/dr. green leaves
H. 'Patriot' white/dk. green leaves
H. white edges on leaves
Hydrangea 'Blushing Bride' white
H. 'Limelight' cream/green/pink
Iris ensata 'Momogasumi' (Japanese iris) white/mauve
I. germanica 'Coming Up Roses' (bearded iris) pink
I. dwarf violet from Robyne
I. dwarf purple from Cathy
I. dwarf blue from Cathy
I. dwarf maroon from Cathy
I. 'Full Tide' periwinkle blue
I. 'Mer du Sud' blue-violet
I. 'Perpetual Joy' lavender
I. 'Pink Bubbles' dwarf pink
I. purple w/ruffles from Cathy
I. 'Pure as Gold' yellow
I. 'Rapture in Blue' light blue
I. 'Rippling River' deep blue-violet
Iris siberica 'Blueberry Fair' cobalt/white
I. siberica 'Just Because' periwinkle blue
Lillium 'Casa Blanca' (oriental lily) white
L. 'Stargazer' (oriental lily) crimson/pink/white
Liriope spicata (lilyturf) purple
L. muscari 'Big Blue' blue-violet
Malus 'Spring Snow' (crabapple - 6 of these) white
Nepeta '6 Hills Giant' (catmint) violet-blue
N. 'Walker's Low' periwinkle
Paeonia from Gma Margaret (peony) red
Prunus 'Kwanzan' (flowering cherry - 3 of these) pink
Pelargonium (ivy geranium) scarlet
Rosa 'Charles Rennie Macintosh' (english rose) lilac/pink
Rosa 'Crocus Rose' (english rose) cream
Rosa 'Eglantyne' (english rose) pink
Rosa 'Lichfield Angel' (english rose) cream
Rosa 'Teasing Georgia' (english rose) yellow/apricot
Salvia 'May Night' dark violet-blue
Scabiosa 'Butterfly Pink' (pincushion flower) mauve
S. 'Butterfly Blue' lavender
Syringa 'Katherine Havemeyer' (lilac) pink/lavender
S. 'Krasavitsky Moskvy' white
Wisteria 'Black Dragon' violet-blue

Whew - guess the garden did make some progress in 2008!

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