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The Completed Landscape Design

Implementation Plan


Plant Material List

Woody Plants

# Botanical Name Common Name Height Width Native Interest Moisture Exposure
1 Phellodendron amurense Amur Cork Tree 25ft 25ft no Attractive bark, yellow fall color moderate to dry sun
2 Hypericum frondosum 'Sunburst' St. John's Wort 2 ft 2-3ft no Golden flowers all summer moderate sun
3 Berberis thunbergii 'Bogozam' Bonanza Gold Barberry 2ft 3ft no Golden yellow foliage moderate sun
4 Microbiota decussata Russian Cyprus 1ft 3-5ft no Bronze winter foliage moderate sun, part shade
5 Syringa reticulata Japanese Tree Lilac 20ft 20ft no White flower June moderate sun
6 Cornus sericea 'Isanti' Isanti Dogwood 6ft 6ft yes Spring flower, red twigs winter tolerates moist soil sun, part shade
7 Syringa meyeri Dwarf Korean Lilac 3ft 5ft no May flower moderate sun
8 Hamamelis virginiana Common Witch hazel 10ft 6ft yes Yellow fall color, yellow fall flower moderate sun-shade
9 Symphoricarpos x chenaultii Chenault Coralberry 4-5ft 6ft no Pink berry throughout winter moderate shade
10 Amelanchier laevis Allegheny Serviceberry 25ft 15ft yes Spring flower, fall color, berries moist to moderate sun, part shade
11 Cornus alternifolia Pagoda Dogwood 15ft 15ft yes May-June flower, form moist to moderate part shade
12 Cephalanthus occidentalis Buttonbush 6-10ft 9ft yes August flower, glossy foliage tolerates moist soil sun, part shade
13 Aronia melanocarpa elata Black Chokeberry 3ft 3ft yes White flower May, fall color wet-dry sun-shade
14 Ceanothus americanus New Jersey Tea 2-3ft 2-3ft yes White flower July-August moist-moderate sun, part shade
15 Viburnum trilobum 'Compacta' Compact American Cranberry 5ft 8ft no Red fall color, red fruit fall to winter moist-moderate sun, part shade
16 Clethra alnifolia 'Hummingbird' Hummingbird Clethra 3-5ft 3-4ft yes White flower summer wet-moderate shade
17 Berberis X 'Tara' Emerald Carousel Barberry 5ft 5ft no Red fall color moderate sun, part shade
18 Spiraea japonica 'Norman' Norman Spirea 2ft 3ft no Pink flower summer moderate sun, part shade
19 Spiraea x bumalda 'Froebeli' Froebel Spirea 3-4ft 3ft no Pink flower May-June moderate sun, part shade
20 Lonicera X xylosteoides 'Miniglobe' Miniglobe Honeysuckle 4ft 4ft no Yellow flower moderate sun, part shade
21 Juniperus sabina 'Savin' Savin Juniper 3ft 3-5ft no Soft green color, evergreen moderate sun, part shade
22 Berberis thunbergii atropurpurea 'Nana' Crimson Pygmy Barberry 2ft 2ft no Red foliage moderate sun, part shade
23 Taxus X media 'Taunton' Taunton Yew 3ft 4ft no Evergreen moderate part shade
24 Symphoricarpos albus White Snowberry 3ft 3-6ft no Pink flower June, white berry fall moist sun or shade
25 Juniperus sabina 'Calgary carpet' Calgary Carpet Juniper 2ft 2ft no Winter interest moderate sun
26 Thuja occidentalis 'Woodwardii' Woodward Arborvitae 3ft 4-5ft no Evergreen moderate sun, part shade
27 Prunus nigra 'Princess Kay' Princess Kay Plum 15ft 10ft no White flower May, bark winter moderate sun
28 Spiraea fritschiana Fritschiana spirea 3ft 5ft no White flower May-June moderate sun, part shade


Perennials

# Botanical Name Common Name Height Native Interest Moisture Exposure
29 Tiarella wherryi Foam flower 10in yes White flower spring, groundcover moderate shade
30 Isopyrum biternatum False Rue Anemone 8-12in yes White flower spring moist shade
31 Cimicifuga simplex 'white pearl' Bugbane 3ft no White flower Sept-Oct moist shade
32 Hosta Hosta 12-24in no Many varieties for texture, foliage moderate part to full shade
33 Echinacea purpurea Purple Coneflower 3ft yes Pink-purple flower July-Sept dry-moderate sun, part shade
34 Sedum spectabile 'Autumn Joy' Autumn Joy 12-18in no Red flower August-Oct moderate-dry sun
35 Geum triflorum Prairie Smoke 12in yes Red flower April-May dry-moderate sun
36 Aruncus dioicus Sylvan Goat's Beard 4-5ft no White flower early summer moderate part to full shade
37 Ligularia stenocephala 'Rocket' Ligularia 3-4ft no Attractive yellow flower spike summer moist-moderate part to full shade
38 Athyrium filix-femina Lady Fern 2ft no Foliage wet-moderate sun-shade
39 Hemerocallis 'Stella de Oro' Daylily 18in no Yellow flower early summer to fall moderate to dry sun, part shade
40 Heuchera sanguinea Coral Bells 12-30in no Many varieties for color & bloom time moist-moderate sun, part shade
41 Aquilegia canadensis Columbine 12-18in yes May-June red & yellow flower moist-moderate part shade
42 Astilbe arendsii Astilbe 18-30in no Many varieties with bloom from May to August; white, red & pink moist-moderate sun to shade
43 Dodecatheon meadia Shooting Star 18-24in yes White flower May-June moist sun, part shade
44 Asarum canadensis Wild Ginger 6-12in yes Spring flower, groundcover moist-dry shade
45 Sporobolus heterolepis Prairie Dropseed 18-24in yes Ornamental grass - form, fall color moderate-dry sun
46 Calamagrostis arundinacea Feather reed grass 1-3ft no Fall-winter interest moist-moderate sun


Fern and Upland Shade Garden

Botanical Name Common Name Height Native Interest Moisture Exposure
Mitella diphylla Bishop's Cap 6-16in yes April-June bloom, groundcover moist part shade
Matteuccia struthiopteris Ostrich Fern 4ft yes Foliage moist shade
Cimicifuga simplex 'white pearl' Bugbane 3ft no White flower Sept-Oct moist shade
Ligularia stenocephala 'Rocket' Ligularia 3-4ft no Attractive yellow flower spike summer moist-moderate part to full shade
Athyrium filix-femina Lady Fern 2ft no Foliage wet-moderate sun-shade


Wet Meadow

Botanical Name Common Name Height Native Interest Moisture Exposure
Thalictrum dasycarpum Tall Meadow Rue 3-6ft yes June-July cream flower moist sun or shade
Mitella diphylla Bishop's Cap 6-16in yes April-June bloom, groundcover moist part shade
Asclepias incarnata Swamp Milkweed 3-4ft yes June-August bloom, butterflies moist sun
Solidago ohioensis Ohio Goldenrod 2-4ft yes July-Sept bloom, yellow flower moist sun
Liatris spicata Marsh Blazing Star 3-6ft yes July-Sept bloom -violet moist to moderate sun
Liatris pycnostachya Prairie Blazing Star 2-4ft yes July-Sept bloom - violet moist to moderate sun
Aster novae-angliae New England Aster 3ft yes Aug-Oct bloom - purple moist to moderate sun
Carex hystericina Porcupine Sedge 2ft yes Groundcover wet to moist sun
Carex vulpinoidea Fox Sedge 2ft yes Groundcover wet to moist sun, part shade
Carex grayi Morning Star Sedge 2ft yes Groundcover moist shade
Lobelia siphilitica Great Blue Lobelia 1-4ft yes July-Oct bloom - blue wet to moderate sun
Zizia aurea Golden Alexanders 1-2ft yes May-July bloom - yellow wet to moderate sun, part shade
Rudbeckia subtomentosa Sweet Black-eyed Susan 3ft yes August-Oct bloom - yellow wet to moderate sun, part shade
Lobelia cardinalis Cardinal Flower 2-3ft yes July-Sept bloom -red wet to moist sun, part shade
Lilium michiganense Turk's cap lily 2-6ft yes Orange flower June-August wet to moist sun, part shade
Gentiana andrewsii Bottle Gentian 18-30" yes Blue flower August-October moist sun
Acorus calamus Sweet Flag 1-3ft yes Wildlife food and habitat wet to moist sun
Iris versicolor Blue Flag Iris 2-3ft yes May-July bloom - purple wet to moderate sun
Caltha palustris Marsh Marigold 2ft yes April-May bloom -yellow wet sun-shade


Aquatic Planting

Botanical Name Common Name Height Native Interest Moisture Exposure
Sagittaria latifolia Broad-leafed Arrowhead 2-4ft yes July - sept bloom - white shallow water - wet sun, part shade
Pontederia cordata Pickerel Plant 1-3ft yes August - Sept bloom - purple 1-3 ft of water to wet sun
Nymphaea odorata White Water Lily floats yes June - Sept bloom - white, fragrant 1-5ft of water sun
Nuphar variegatum Yellow Water Lily floats yes June - Sept bloom - yellow 1-3ft of water sun
Iris versicolor Blue Flag Iris 2-3ft yes May-July bloom - purple wet to moderate sun
Caltha palustris Marsh Marigold 2ft yes April-May bloom -yellow wet sun-shade
Acorus calamus Sweet Flag 1-3ft yes Wildlife food and habitat wet-moist sun


Moist Woodland Garden

Botanical Name Common Name Height Native Interest Moisture Exposure
Athyrium filix-femina Lady Fern 2ft no Foliage wet-moderate sun or shade
Carex grayi Morning Star Sedge 2ft yes Groundcover moist shade
Thalictrum dasycarpum Tall Meadow Rue 3-6ft yes June-July cream flower moist sun or shade
Osmunda cinnamomea Cinnamon Fern 3ft yes Foliage moist shade
Arisaema triphyllum Jack-in-the-pulpit 1-2ft yes April-May flower wet-moderate shade
Matteuccia struthiopteris Ostrich Fern 4ft yes Foliage moist shade
Dodecatheon jeffreyi Shooting Star 10in yes Pink flower spring moist-moderate sun, part shade
Dodecatheon meadia Shooting Star 18-24in yes White flower May-June moist sun, part shade
Onoclea sensibilis Sensitive Fern 12-18in yes Foliage wet-moist shade
Ligularia stenocephala 'Rocket' Ligularia 3-4ft no Attractive yellow flower spike summer moist-moderate part to full shade


Groundcovers

Botanical Name Common Name Height Native Interest Moisture Exposure
Asarum canadensis Wild Ginger 6-12in yes Spring flower, groundcover moist-dry shade
Pachysandra terminalis Japanese Spurge 6-8in no Spring flower, evergreen moderate shade
Lamium maculatum 'Pink Pewter' Lamium 6in no Spring flower pink, silver edged leaf moderate shade
Tiarella wherryi Foam flower 10in yes White flower spring, groundcover moderate shade
Ajuga reptans Bugle Weed 6-12in no Green-purple foliage, nice texture moderate shade
Epimedium youngianum Barrenwort 10in no Texture, pink flower moderate part to full shade
Pulmonaria longifolia Lungwort 12-18in yes Varieties of leaf, color & bloom time moist to moderate part to full shade

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