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2017 September Newsletter

Cool Plants

Here are some plants that we have in stock at the Falling Water Gardens nursery.  We think this selection would look great in your garden right now. Want to know more about these plants? Visit our plant database.

Blechnum-spicant-Deer-FernBlechnum spicant ‘Deer Fern’

Sterile leaves spread flat, creating a glossy, evergreen groundcover. Fertile leaves emerge upright from the center midsummer. Tuck into shady spots to add strong texture to any woodland garden.

  • Light Need: Partial to Full Shade
  • Plant characteristic: Herbaceous

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https://i1.wp.com/fallingwaterdesigns.com/plants/wp-content/uploads/Tulbaghia-violacea.jpg?fit=409%2C312Tulbaghia Violacea ‘Variegated Society Garlic’

Variegated Society Garlic is a terrific perennial plant with narrow, up to 12 inch (30 cm) long leaves. The leaves arise from a rhizome that creeps underground to form clumps up to 24 inches (60 cm) wide. The leaves and flower stems have a garlic odor when crushed. The leaves can be used in salads and in cooking. It is an easy plant to grow whether in the landscape or in containers. They are hardy in USDA zones 7-10.

  • Light need: Full Shade to Partial Sun
  • Plant characteristic: Herbaceous

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Cryptomeria Japonica ‘Sekkan-Sugi’ – Golden Japanese Cedar

Cryptomeria japonica ‘Sekkan-sugi’ was introduced from Japan to American horticulture around 1970. The foliage is tipped creamy yellow and is most intense when growth is new in spring and early summer. It is a visually dominant tree in the landscape because the foliage color is so intense and shines like a beacon if planted against a medium or dark green backdrop.

  • Light need: Sun to Partial Shade
  • Plant characteristic: Evergreen

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Heuchera ‘Forever Purple’

‘Forever Purple’ is a knockout with ultra-purple glossy leaves with fluted edges and great vigor. Very short spikes of purple-pink flowers in summer and four seasons of purple.

  • Light need: Full Sun to Full Shade
  • Plant characteristic: Herbaceous

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Rudbeckia Fulgida ‘Goldsturm’

Easily grown in dry to medium, organically rich to average, well-drained soils in full sun. Best bloom occurs in full sun, although plants will tolerate some light shade. Plants prefer consistent moisture throughout the growing season, with some tolerance for drought once established. Good air circulation is appreciated. Deadhead spent flowers to encourage additional bloom. Plants slowly spread in the garden by rhizomes.

  • Light need: Full Sun to Light Shade
  • Plant characteristic: Herbaceous Perennial

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