2008 Report – Winners and Losers

Hopefully,this list below will help you decide what to plant and how to best spend your money.

Plant Name Common name Grade Comments
ACROCLINIUM GOLIATH (PAPER DAISY) (0017) F All died
Aster patens Purple Daisy A Doing Great
Carex muskingumensis Palm Sedge A Great in 2008
Carex stricta Tussock Sedge A Great in 2008
Chasmanthium latifolium Northern Sea Oats A Great in 2008
Echinacea pupurea

Double Decker

B It did not flower, but looks healthy.
Fuchsia garenmeister C- Fair – used by a few hummers
HELICHRYSUM BRIGHT BIKINIS MIXTURE (0977) F Don’t plant again – it died out.
HELICHRYSUM SILVER MIST (0965 C- Not very vigorous.
Lantana Irene A Wiethop – nice – low growing
Lonicera sempervirens Trumpet Honeysuckle A It’s in the garden more for hummingbirds than butterflies. Plant of Merit – Great in 2008 – host for Clearwing HB.
Panicum virgatum Switch grass A Great in 2008
PENSTEMON BARBATUS COCCINEUS (1546) C Seeds – parkseed.com start 4/1

100 seeds

Phlox paniculata hybrid C Brecks.com – bare root plants
Rudbeckia

Indian Summer

A Planted for the Goldfinch.
SILENE COMPACTA (CATCHFLY) (1887) C Seeds – parkseed.com start 4/1 –

100 seeds Great in 2008- but no flowers.

Salvia nemerosa

Caradonna

A Doing great – it bloomed a long time.
Salvia guaranitica

Black and Blue

A Hummers like this – July – growing great! It may survive the winter! It sends out underground runners! It got down to Zero a couple of times this winter. Will it come back?
SILENE hageana

LUMINA MIX (4618)

F Seeds – parkseed.com start 4/1 –

25 seeds Died out

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