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Plant List

With photographs and commentary

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These are plants in our back yard garden. Click on any link below to get a photo and description.
Location: Kensington, Maryland, North American Hardiness Zone 7.

Within each category plants are listed in alphabetical order
by botanical name.  Common name and date planted (if known) are also listed.

You can also select and view individual plants from the YardView panoramic view page.  Try it!


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Trees and Shrubs

Acer palmatum 'Shishigashira'    Lion's head maple   5/1/00 
Aucuba japonica 'Emily Rose' 
Azalea 'Joseph Hill' (North Tisbury hybrid) Azalea 
Azalea 'Poukhanense'  Azalea 5/1/99 
Betula pendula 'Youngii'    Young's weeping birch 
Cedrus deodara Aurea   Golden deodara cedar  5/1/00 
Chamaecyparis obtusa 'Gracilis'    Hinoki cypress   5/1/00 
Chamaecyparis pisifera 'Filifera Sungold'       5/1/00 
Hydrangea quercifolia    Oak-leaf hydrangea 
Nandina domestica 'Moon Bay'    Dwarf Moon Bay nandina 
Nandina domestica     Heavenly bamboo 
Pinus sylvestris 'Beuvronensis'    Dwarf Scotch pine   5/1/00 
Pinus sylvestris 'Poodle Pine';         5/1/00 
Pinus thunbergii var.     Dwarf Japanese black pine 5/1/00 
Prunus subhirtella var. pendula    Weeping cherry 
Rhododendron catawbiense Boursalt  Rhododendron 
Taxus baccata repandens    Weeping English yew


Alchemilla mollis 'Improved'    Lady's mantle 
Clematis 'Star of India'         5/1/99 
Clematis 'The President'         6/1/99 
Clematis montana 'Tetrarose'         5/1/99 
Clematis montana rubeus    Pink anemone clematis  6/1/99 
Clematis ternifolia     Sweet autumn clematis  5/1/99 
Coreopsis verticillata 'Moonbeam'    Tickseed 
Dianthus 'Raspberry parfait'
Echinacea p. magnus    Purple coneflower 
Gaillardia x grandiflora    Blanket flower 
Hosta 'Blue Angel' 
Hosta 'Ginko Craig'
Lavandula angustifolia 'Hidcote Giant'  Lavender 
Liatris spicata 'Kobold' Gayfeather, Blazing Star 
Phlox subulata   Creeping phlox 
Rosa 'Climbing Cecile Brunner'    Climbing rose   5/1/99 
Rosa 'New Dawn'   Climbing rose   5/1/99 
Rudbeckia fulgida 'Goldsturm'    Black-eyed susan
Vinca minor  Periwinkle 5/99


Hakonechloa aurea     Golden hakone grass 
Hakonechloa macra 'Albo-Striata'    White-striped hakone grass 
Imperata cylindrica 'Red Baron'    Japanese bloodgrass 
Liriope muscari 'Big Blue'
Miscanthus sinensis 'Yaku Jima' 
Pennisetum alopecuroides   Fountain grass


Geranium 'Salmon'

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