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Adapting English Elegance: Plant IDs

Find out what some of the plants in this garden are!

From issue #167, January/February 2016:

It took about five years and two road trips through England before Anne Campodonico was ready to start her garden. True, the Kentfield, California mother of three wasn't in a rush because she had her hands full chasing small children and renovating a 1930 chalet-style home that needed lots of work. But, as Anne tells it, she would satisfy her green thumb by reading a plethora of gardening books, watching the sun to steady the yard's exposure, and thoughtfully deciding what elements she'd eventually want in the landscape – and where she would but them. (Read the rest of the article on page 33 of Issue 167!)

  1. ‘Blue Waterfall’ Serbian bellflower (Campanula poscharskyana 'Blue Waterfall', USDA Hardiness Zones 3 to 9)
  2. Western sword fern (Polystichum munitum, Zones 5 to 9)
  3. Boxwood (Buxus sempervirens, Zones 5 to 8)
  4. 'Wilma Goldcrest' Monterey cypress (Cupressus macrocarpa 'Wilma Goldcrest', Zones 7 to 10)
  5. ‘Silver King’ euonymus (Euonymus japonicus 'Silver King', Zones 6 to 10)
  6. Bigleaf hydrangea (Hydrangea macrophylla cv., Zones 6 to 9)
  7. Sweet autumn clematis (Clematis terniflora, Zones 5 to 9)
  8. Catchfly (Lychnis coronaria, Zones 4 to 8)
  9. Deodar cedar (Cedrus deodara, Zones 7 to 11)

  1. 'Playboy' rose (Rosa ‘Playboy’, Zones 4 to 9)
  2. 'Sticks on Fire' euphorbia (Euphorbia tirucalli 'Sticks on Fire', 9 to 11)
  3. 'Sally Holmes' climbing rose (Rosa 'Sally Holmes', Zones 4 to 9)
  4. Boxwood (Buxus sempervirens, Zones 5 to 8)

  1. Daylily (Hemerocallis cv., Zones 3 to 9)
  2. Rose (Rosa cv., Zones 4 to 9)
  3. Butterfly bush (Buddleia davidii cv., Zones 6 to 9)
  4. Mediterranean spurge (Euphorbia characias subsp. wulfenii, Zones 6 to 8)     
  5. Itoh peony (Paeonia cv., Zones 4 to 9)
  6. Bellflower (Campanula cv., Zones 3 to 9)
  7. Catmint (Nepeta cv., Zones 4 to 8)
  8. Trumpet vine (Campsis radicans, Zones 4 to 9)
  9. Canna (Canna cv., Zones 7 to 10)
  10. Boxwood (Buxus sempervirens, Zones 5 to 8)

 

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  1. user-7007953 02/20/2016

    I'm curious as to the orange coloured flowers on pg 38. They're lovely!

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