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1 Plant Identification

2 Scientific Name Categories A-B C-E F-I J-N O-Q R-Z

3 A-B Abelia X grandiflora Abelia X grandiflora Acer palmatum Acer palmatum Acer rubrum Acer rubrum Ageratum mexicanum Ageratum mexicanum Ajuga reptans Ajuga reptans Aracaria heterophylla Aracaria heterophylla Asparagus densiflorus ‘Spengeri’ Asparagus densiflorus ‘Spengeri’ Aucuba japonica Aucuba japonica Begonia X semperflorens-cultorum Begonia X semperflorens-cultorum Berberis thumbergii Berberis thumbergii Betula nigra Betula nigra Buxus sempervirens Buxus sempervirens

4 C-E Canna X generalis Canna X generalis Cercis canadensis Cercis canadensis Chlorophytum comosum Chlorophytum comosum Chrysantheum morifolium Chrysantheum morifolium Chrysantheum X superbum Chrysantheum X superbum Coleus X hybridus Coleus X hybridus Cornus florida Cornus florida X Cupressocyparis leylandii X Cupressocyparis leylandii Dieffenbachia maculata Dieffenbachia maculata Epipremnum aureum Epipremnum aureum Euonymous alata Euonymous alata Euonymous japonica Euonymous japonica Euphorbia pulcherrima Euphorbia pulcherrima

5 F-I Ficus benjamina Ficus benjamina Ficus elastica Ficus elastica Ficus pumila Ficus pumila Forsythia X intermedia Forsythia X intermedia Hedera helix Hedera helix Hemerocallis cv. Hemerocallis cv. Hosta sp. Hosta sp. Ilex X attenuata Ilex X attenuata Ilex cornuta Ilex cornuta Ilex crenata ‘Helleri’ Ilex crenata ‘Helleri’ Ilex vomitoria ‘Nana’ Ilex vomitoria ‘Nana’ Impatiens Iris X germanica var. florentine Iris X germanica var. florentine

6 J-N Juniperus conferta Juniperus conferta Juniperus horizontalis Juniperus horizontalis Lagerstroemia indica Lagerstroemia indica Ligustrum japonicum Ligustrum japonicum Liquidambar styraciflua Liquidambar styraciflua Liriope muscari Liriope muscari Magnolia grandiflora Magnolia grandiflora Malus Maranta leuconeura var. kerchoviana Maranta leuconeura var. kerchoviana Myrica cerifera Myrica cerifera Nandina domestica Nandina domestica Nephrolepis exaltata Nephrolepis exaltata

7 O-Q Ophiopogon japonicus Ophiopogon japonicus Pelargonium X hortorum Pelargonium X hortorum Pelargonium peltatum Pelargonium peltatum Philodendron scandens Philodendron scandens Pinus mugo var. mugo Pinus mugo var. mugo Pinus strobus Pinus strobus Plectranthus australis Plectranthus australis Prunus serrulata ‘Kwanzan’ Prunus serrulata ‘Kwanzan’ Pyrus calleryana ‘Bradford’ Pyrus calleryana ‘Bradford’ Quercus palustris Quercus palustris Quercus phellos Quercus phellos

8 R-Z Rhododendron catawbiense Rhododendron catawbiense Rhododendron kiusianum Rhododendron kiusianum Saintpaulia ionantha Saintpaulia ionantha Salvia splendens Salvia splendens Schefflera arboricola Schefflera arboricola Spathiphyllum cvs. Spathiphyllum cvs. Tagetes erecta Tagetes erecta Tradescantia zebrina Tradescantia zebrina Viola X wittrockiana Viola X wittrockiana

9 Abelia X grandiflora COMMON NAME: Glossy Abelia SIZE: 4-6 feet tall, 3-5 feet wide FORM: Semiglobal, fine texture FOLIAGE: Summer=dark green, fall and winter=bronze-green to bronze-red and bronze-purple FLOWERS: funnel shaped, white with a hint of pink, slightly fragrant

10 Abelia X grandiflora

11 Acer palmatum COMMON NAME: Japanese Maple SIZE: 15-25 feet tall FORM: multi-trunked, variable forms FOLIAGE: simple leaves, opposite, 5-13 cm long, 5-7(9) lobes, color varies with cultivar FRUIT: samara 1.3-2 cm long, much incurved, ripen in early fall

12 Acer palmatum Early Spring growth habit

13 Acer palmatum Spring to early summer foliage and fruit

14 Acer rubrum COMMON NAME: Red Maple SIZE: 60-75 feet tall FORM: ovoid or rounded crown, develops ascending branches FOLIAGE: leaves opposite, simple, 5-10 cm long and wide, usually 3-lobed but often 5, medium to dark green FLOWERS: red FRUIT: samara

15 Acer rubrum Growth habit in winter and summer

16 Acer rubrum Fall foliage color

17 Ageratum mexicanum COMMON NAME: Ageratum SIZE: annual from 6-18 inches tall FLOWERS: clusters of lavender-blue flowers grow on top of compact, neatly- formed plants

18 Ageratum mexicanum

19 Ajuga reptans COMMON NAME: Ajuga FORM: evergreen to semi-evergreen rapid-growing groundcover FOLIAGE: ranges from green to bronze to purple FLOWERS: may be rose or white, but most commonly purplish-blue

20 Ajuga reptans



23 Aracaria heterophylla COMMON NAME: Norfolk Island Pine SIZE: 2-6 feet tall, 1-4 feet wide FOLIAGE: needle-like, spirally arranged, to 1 ½” long, drooping branches with age FLOWERS: cones, not seen in indoor cultivation

24 Aracaria heterophylla

25 Asparagus densiflorus COMMON NAME: Sprengeri fern FOLIAGE: small, linear, soft leaves densely packed on 3 dimensional, trailing stems which have a prickly nature COLORS: dark green, new growth is sometimes light green

26 Asparagus densiflorus

27 Aucuba japonica COMMON NAME: Japanese aucuba FORM: evergreen shrub with green stems FOLIAGE: leaves alternate, simple, glossy, green or mottled with yellow FLOWERS: axillary, small, 4-parted, purple-maroon FRUIT: scarlet or rarely yellow berry

28 Aucuba japonica


30 Begonia X semperflorens- cultorum COMMON NAME: Wax Begonia FORM: 6 to 15 inches wide, upright mound growth habit FOLIAGE: very glossy, thick, succulent, and ovate leaf blades may be either glabrous or pubescent, having short petioles FLOWERS: corolla is single or double flowering with solid white, shell pink, pink or red petals surrounding a yellow center of stamens or pistils

31 Begonia X semperflorens- cultorum

32 Berberis thumbergii COMMON NAME: Japanese Barberry FORM: 3 to 6 feet tall, slightly wider than tall, very twiggy FOLIAGE: ovate shape, significantly wider at the tip than at the base, 0.5 to 1.25 inches long, 0.25-0.5 inches wide FRUIT: bright red berries that color in October

33 Berberis thumbergii

34 Summer foliage

35 Berberis thumbergii Small, but slightly showy flowers

36 Berberis thumbergii Showy fall and winter berries

37 Betula nigra COMMON NAME: River Birch FORM: medium sized tree, 50 to 70 feet tall or taller, oval or pyramidal FOLIAGE: lustrous medium or dark green, alternate, simple leaves, doubly serrate margin, diamond shaped leaves FLOWERS: flowers are catkins BARK: showy exfoliating bark

38 Betula nigra

39 Diamond-shaped, doubly serrate leaves

40 Betula nigra Showy, exfoliating bark

41 Buxus sempervirens COMMON NAME: Common Boxwood FORM: 15 to 20 feet tall with an equal spread FOLIAGE: opposite, elliptical leathery leaves, 0.5 to 1 inch long and half as wide, dark green above yellow green below FRUIT: dehiscent 3 chambered capsule

42 Buxus sempervirens

43 Foliage dark green above, yellow-green below

44 Canna X generalis COMMON NAME: Canna FORM: herbaceous perennial that can grow to seven feet tall and 18 inches wide FOLIAGE: large clasping leaves, dark- green FLOWERS: red, pink, yellow or orange

45 Canna X generalis


47 Cercis canadensis COMMON NAME: Eastern Red Bud FORM: a small, deciduous tree, 20 to 30 feet tall, 25 to 35 feet wide, shape is rounded to broad and flat-topped FOLIAGE: wide, heart-shaped leaves, 3” to 5” long and wide FLOWERS: small, purplish-pink pea- like flowers, numerous and appear before the foliage

48 Cercis canadensis



51 Chlorophytum comosum COMMON NAME: Spider plant FOLIAGE: arching leaves with cascading wiry stems FLOWERS: small white flowers ID FEATURE: many times will contain tiny plantlets at the apex of leaves

52 Chlorophytum comosum

53 Chrysanthemum morifolium COMMON NAME: Florist chrysanthemum FORM: bushy perennial, up to 5 feet tall with a spread of 4 feet FOLIAGE: medium to dark-green lobed leaves FLOWERS: large aster-type flowers with varying colors

54 Chrysanthemum morifolium

55 Chrysanthemum X superbum COMMON NAME: Shasta daisy FORM: herbaceous perennial with a height of 30 inches and a spread of 24 inches FLOWERS: produces large flowers suitable for cutting, either white or yellow

56 Chrysanthemum X superbum


58 Coleus X hybridus COMMON NAME: Coleus FORM: bushy, herbaceous subshrub, up to 36” tall FOLIAGE: slightly hairy, highly colored, heart-shaped, to 6” long FLOWERS: terminal, whorled racemes, to 6” long of tiny blue or white flowers

59 Coleus X hybridus

60 Cornus florida COMMON NAME: Flowering Dogwood FORM: a small deciduous tree, grows to about 30 feet tall with an equal or greater spread

61 Cornus florida FOLIAGE: oval to ovate shape, 3” to 6” long, 1.5” to 3” wide, medium green FLOWERS: small and yellowish-green with four showy white bracts

62 Cornus florida


64 Actual flower is yellowish-green center surrounded by four white bracts

65 X Cupressocyparis leylandii COMMON NAME: Leyland cypress FORM: narrow-leaved evergreen, 65 ft spread, and 12 ft height, columnar form FOLIAGE: small needle like leaves, ends of branches tend to twist FRUIT: round, small cone, ½ to ¾” diameter, brown, rarely found

66 X Cupressocyparis leylandii



69 Dieffenbachia maculata COMMON NAME: Dumbcane FORM: erect herb less than 1 meter tall FOLIAGE: petiolate, petiole up to 30 cm long, grooved and winged from the base to beyond the halfway point, surface patterned with many irregular yellowish or cream-green splotches

70 Dieffenbachia maculata


72 Epipremnum aureum COMMON NAME: Golden Pothos FORM: evergreen vines with stems green and striped with white or yellow FOLIAGE: heart-shaped, variegated FLOWERS: flowers in a spadix surrounded by a spathe

73 Epipremnum aureum

74 Euonymous alata COMMON NAME: Winged Euonymous FORM: deciduous shrub, 15-20’ tall with an equal spread FOLIAGE: simple, elliptic leaves, 1” to 3” long with fine sharp leaf serrations, dark green leaf color BARK: long corky wings on stems

75 Euonymous alata



78 Stems have corky wings

79 Euonymous japonica COMMON NAME: Evergreen Euonymous FORM: evergreen bush to 10 feet tall with a 6 feet spread

80 Euonymous japonica

81 Euphorbia pulcherrima COMMON NAME: Poinsettia FORM: shrub FOLIAGE: large alternate leaves with or without teeth on the margin FLOWER: cup-shaped flowers in a cluster above the showy red, pink, or creamy leaf bracts with a large yellow gland on the rim of the flower

82 Euphorbia pulcherrima

83 Red petals are actually bracts, not flowers.

84 Ficus benjamina COMMON NAME: Weeping fig FORM: evergreen shrub or tree with drooping branches FOLIAGE: leaves alternate, simple, long-tipped, glossy FLOWERS & FRUIT: enclosed in a fleshy sac turning from green to orange- red and then purplish-black

85 Ficus benjamina

86 Ficus elastica COMMON NAME: rubber plant FORM: straight growing central-stemmed plant FOLIAGE: dark green oval-oblong leaves up to 15 inches long, grow at a 45 degree angle from the main stem

87 Ficus elastica

88 Ficus pumila COMMON NAME: Creeping rubber plant FORM: creeping, climbing habit ID CHARACTERISTICS: creeps and climbs on flat surfaces, hard to maintain

89 Ficus pumila

90 Forsythia X intermedia COMMON NAME: Border forsythia FORM: a deciduous shrub 8 to 10 feet tall and 10 to 12 feet wide FOLIAGE: opposite, ovate to lanceolate leaves, toothed margins, 3” to 5” long and 0.5” to 1” wide, medium to dark green color above and lighter on underside FLOWERS: brilliant yellow color

91 Forsythia X intermedia




95 Hedera helix COMMON NAME: English Ivy FORM: a vine climbing by aerial rootlets or a prostrate groundcover FOLIAGE: leaves are dark green with white veins, leathery evergreen foliage, alternate leaf arrangement, 1.5 to 4” long, juvenile leaves are 3 to 5 lobed and adult leaves are not lobed

96 Hedera helix


98 Hemerocallis cv. COMMON NAME: Day lily FORM: perennial clump-forming plant that grows between 1 ½ feet tall and 3 feet tall FOLIAGE: long, grass-like leaves, medium to dark-green FLOWERS: multiple colors, similar to that of other lilies

99 Hemerocallis cv.


101 Hosta sp. COMMON NAME: Hosta FORM: clumping growth habit FOLIAGE: medium green or variegated large clasping leaves with prominent veins FLOWERS: varying colors from white to purple

102 Hosta sp.


104 Ilex X attenuata ‘Fosteri’ COMMON NAME: Fosteri holly FORM: narrow, pyramidal, grows 20 to 30 feet tall FOLIAGE: elliptic to oblong-ovate, 1 ½ to 3 inches long, margins have 1 to 8 spines FLOWERS: small, cream white, fragrant FRUIT: drupe, orange-red to red, about ¾ in diameter

105 Ilex X attenuata ‘Fosteri’




109 Ilex cornuta COMMON NAME: Dwarf Burford Holly FORM: medium-sized, dense rounded shrub, 6-10’ tall FOLIAGE: oblong, rectangular, typically spined margin with 5 to as many as 9 spines, 1 ½ to 4” long FLOWERS: dioecious, creamy white FRUIT: drupe, orange-red to red in color, ¼ to 1/3”

110 Ilex cornuta



113 Ilex crenata ‘Helleri’ COMMON NAME: Helleri Holly FORM: evergreen shrub with compact, upright, spreading habit, 6 to 10 feet tall and at least as wide FOLIAGE: dark green, lustrous leaves, evergreen, usually broadest in the middle, leaves mostly 1 to 2 inches long

114 Ilex crenata ‘Helleri’


116 Ilex vomitoria ‘Nana’ COMMON NAME: Dwarf Yaupon FORM: pyramidal, open small tree, 3 to 4’ tall FOLIAGE: ovate leaves ½ to 1 ½” long FLOWERS: dioecious, creamy white, fragrant FRUIT: drupe, red 3/16”

117 Ilex vomitoria ‘Nana’


119 Impatiens COMMON NAME: Impatiens FORM: tall, leggy annuals, 6 to 18 inches tall and 10 to 24 inches across FLOWERS: variety of colors including red, orange, salmon, rose, pink, white, violet, and lavender blue

120 Impatiens

121 Impatiens

122 Iris X germanica var. florentine COMMON NAME: Bearded Iris FORM: ranges from about 6 inches in the miniatures to more than 3 feet in the large types FOLIAGE: bold, sword-shaped leaves FLOWERS: identified by thick, bushy “beards” on each side of the lower petals

123 Iris X germanica var. florentine

124 Juniperus conferta COMMON NAME: Shore juniper FORM: dense, evergreen shrub, branches very flexible, 1 to 2 feet tall and 6 to 9 feet wide FOLIAGE: awl-shaped needles, held in 3’s, needles tend to overlap, tip sharply pointed, concave needles with a white band on upper side and a green line running through the middle

125 Juniperus conferta


127 Juniperus horizontalis COMMON NAME: Creeping juniper FORM: dense, evergreen shrub, branches very long and flexible, 1 to 2 feet tall and 4 to 8 feet wide FOLIAGE: two kinds of needles: awl- shaped and scale-like, awls are found in opposite pairs, tip sharply pointed, green to blue-green

128 Juniperus horizontalis


130 Lagerstroemia indica COMMON NAME: Crape Myrtle FORM: deciduous shrub to small tree, to 20 feet or more FOLIAGE: oblong-elliptic to rounded, to 2.75 inches long, glabrous or pubescent on veins FLOWERS: pink white or purple calyx tube is showy part BARK: smooth exfoliating bark

131 Lagerstroemia indica


133 Ligustrum japonicum COMMON NAME: Japanese Privet FORM: evergreen or deciduous shrub FOLIAGE: leaves simple, opposite, with smooth margins FLOWERS: small, white, 4-parted, tubular, in terminal clusters FRUIT: semi-fleshy, black berry

134 Ligustrum japonicum



137 Liquidambar styraciflua COMMON NAME: Sweetgum FORM: deciduous shade tree, typically 60 to 80 feet tall and 40 to 60 feet wide FOLIAGE: alternate “maple-like” star shaped leaves, 5 to 7 lobed, 4-8 inches long and wide FRUIT: 1” to 1.5” spiny balls change from green to brown

138 Liquidambar styraciflua



141 Liriope muscari COMMON NAME: Liriope FORM: grass-like perennial 12 to 18 inch tall clumps FOLIAGE: strap-like, arching, glossy, dark green leaves (to 1” wide) FLOWERS: erect, showy flower spikes with tiered whorls of dense, violet-purple flowers

142 Liriope muscari


144 Magnolia grandiflora COMMON NAME: Southern Magnolia FORM: a large evergreen tree, 60 to 80 feet tall and 30 to 50 feet wide FOLIAGE: elliptic leaf shape, 5 to 10 inches long 2 to 5 inches wide, color dark green and pubescent on underside FLOWERS: white flowers, blooms in spring, up to 12” in diameter, saucer shaped

145 Magnolia grandiflora FRUIT: elongated aggregates of follicles, 3” to 8” long, red seeds, very showy

146 Magnolia grandiflora




150 Malus sp. COMMON NAME: Flowering crabapple FORM: height range of 6 to 50 feet with most in the 15 to 25 feet range, form varies from weeping, spreading, columnar, vase-shaped to pyramidal FLOWERS: colors range from white to pink to red

151 Malus sp.


153 Maranta leuconeura var. kerchoviana COMMON NAME: Prayer plant FORM: 1 to 2 feet tall FOLIAGE: multi-colored leaves with thick tissue, leaves fold up at night

154 Maranta leuconeura var. kerchoviana

155 Myrica cerifera COMMON NAME: Wax Myrtle FORM: aromatic shrub or small tree as clumps of trunks up to 25’ in height FOLIAGE: semi-evergreen leaves FRUIT: waxy gray fruit attached to the twigs, glandular and smell like bayberry when crushed

156 Myrica cerifera


158 Nandina domestica COMMON NAME: Heavenly Bamboo FORM: evergreen shrub FOLIAGE: leaves alternate and clasping at base, 2-3 pinnately divided FLOWERS: white in a terminal cluster FRUIT: bright red berries

159 Nandina domestica



162 Nephrolepis exaltata COMMON NAME: Boston Fern FORM: evergreen fern, up to 5 feet tall Reproduces by spores located on the bottom side of leaves

163 Nephrolepis exaltata


165 Ophiopogon japonicus COMMON NAME: Mondo Grass FORM: mounded herbaceous perennial, similar in appearance to liriope FOLIAGE: long, narrow leaves are about 15 inches long FLOWERS: spikes of flowers are borne in the tufts of leaves so may be hidden

166 Ophiopogon japonicus

167 Pelargonium X hortorum COMMON NAME: Geranium FORM: small to medium-sized herbaceous perennial, ranges from 12 to 18 inches tall and 18” to 24” wide, spreading mound growth form FOLIAGE: leaves 3 to 4 inches across, medium to dark green, cordate in shape, bold-textured, thick and clustered

168 Pelargonium X hortorum FLOWERS: white, pink, red, salmon, orange, violet, and all shades in-between, with bicolors and double flowers available, spherical clusters atop long stiff peduncles

169 Pelargonium X hortorum


171 Pelargonium peltatum COMMON NAME: Ivy Leaf Geranium FORM: trailing growth habit, 6 inches in height and 6 inches wide FOLIAGE: ivy-shaped and come in rich green or variegated form FLOWERS: dainty and come in white, pink, lilac, burgundy, or red

172 Pelargonium peltatum

173 Philodendron scandens COMMON NAME: Parlor Ivy FORM: trailing growth form FOLIAGE: Heart shaped, glossy, dark green leaves, 4” long and 3” wide

174 Philodendron scandens

175 Pinus mugo COMMON NAME: Mugo Pine FORM: evergreen dwarf tree, varies from 5 to 20 feet FOLIAGE: rigid and slightly curved needles in fasicles of 2’s, needles 1 to 2 inches long, bright green color

176 Pinus mugo



179 Pinus strobus COMMON NAME: Eastern White Pine FORM: evergreen tree, conical when young, less defined with age, 50 to 80 feet tall and 30 to 50 feet wide FOLIAGE: light green with a bluish cast, 5 needles per fasicle, thin flexible needles, 4” long, serrated margins FRUIT: light brown cones, 6-8” long

180 Pinus strobus



183 Plectranthus australis COMMON NAME: Swedish Ivy FORM: stems trailing to 3 feet FOLIAGE: rounded, glossy, dark green 1- 1 ½” long, scalloped margins FLOWERS: whorled, tubular, pale mauve to white flowers in terminal racemes

184 Plectranthus australis


186 Prunus serrulata ‘Kwanzan’ COMMON NAME: Japanese flowering cherry FORM: a large deciduous tree, 60 to 70 feet tall, round to vase-like shape FOLIAGE: ovate leaf shape, 3” to 5” long and up to 2” wide, serrate margin FLOWERS: range from white to pink FRUIT: blackish purple fruit

187 Prunus serrulata ‘Kwanzan’



190 Pyrus calleryana ‘Bradford’ COMMON NAME: Bradford Pear FORM: a medium-sized deciduous tree, 30 to 40 feet tall and about 1/3 as wide FOLIAGE: ovate leaves that are 2 to 3 inches long and almost as wide FLOWERS: white flowers, 3 inches in diameter, usually peak before leaf set

191 Pyrus calleryana ‘Bradford’




195 Quercus palustris COMMON NAME: Pin oak FORM: a large, deciduous tree, 75 feet tall and 40 feet wide at its maximum FOLIAGE: alternate leaf arrangement with sharply pointed lobes, 5 to 7 lobes each with terminal bristles, 3 to 6” long FRUIT: small acorns around 0.66” to 0.75” in diameter

196 Quercus palustris


198 Fruit are pale yellow-green catkins

199 Quercus phellos COMMON NAME: Willow oak FORM: medium-sized, deciduous tree, 50 to 70 feet tall and 30 to 50 feet wide FOLIAGE: lanceolate leaf shape, 2 to 5” long, bristle-tipped leaf apex, dark green leaf color FLOWERS: pendulous yellow-brown catkins

200 Quercus phellos

201 Rhododendron catawbiense COMMON NAME: Catawba Hybrid Rhododendron FORM: an evergreen shrub, typically 6 to 10 feet tall with an equivalent spread

202 Rhododendron catawbiense FOLIAGE: evergreen, elliptical leaves 3 to 6” long and 1 to 2” wide, dark green FLOWERS: 2.5” across and funnel- shaped, clusters are 5 to 6” in diameter and comprised of 5 to 10 flowers

203 Rhododendron catawbiense




207 Rhododendron kiusianum COMMON NAME: azalea FORM: evergreen and deciduous varieties, large showy shrubs with dense twiggy growth FOLIAGE: elliptical leaves typically 1 to 2 inches long and ½ to 1 inch wide, medium to dark green FLOWER: very similar to rhododendrons in shape and color

208 Rhododendron kiusianum



211 Saintpaulia ionantha COMMON NAME: African violet FORM: from miniature varieties of 4 inches wide, to large varieties more than 15 inches wide FOLIAGE: large, flat, succulent, pubescent leaves FLOWERS: varies in color from pink, white, blue, red and bicolor

212 Saintpaulia ionantha



215 Salvia splendens COMMON NAME: Salvia FORM: upright growing perennial with a height of.75 to 3.5 feet and a width of.5 to.75 feet FLOWERS: multiple blooms that are red

216 Salvia splendens



219 Schefflera arboricola COMMON NAME: Dwarf schefflera FORM: ornamental tree growing up to 7 ½ feet tall FOLIAGE: compound leaf with 8 radiating leaflets which may appear either dull or shiny

220 Schefflera arboricola


222 Spathiphyllum cv. COMMON NAME: Peace Lily FORM: perennial herb FOLIAGE: leaves are basal, elongated, pointed at both ends dark green with conspicuously indented veins FLOWERS: small on spadix surrounded by a white or greenish, flat or concave spathe

223 Spathiphyllum cv.


225 Tagetes erecta COMMON NAME: African marigold FORM: upright growing annual with a width of 1 foot and a height of 2.5 to 3 feet FLOWERS: aster-like flowers of yellow to orange to red colors

226 Tagetes erecta


228 Tradescantia zebrina COMMON NAME: Purple Wandering Jew FORM: trailing vine-like plant, vines can grow to several feet in length FOLIAGE: 2” wide and 4”long leaves that are purple with silver stripes

229 Tradescantia zebrina


231 This is actually a green variety of wandering jew.

232 Viola X wittrockiana COMMON NAME: pansy FORM: low, bushy growing habit with a height of.25 to.75 feet tall and a width of.5 to.75 feet FLOWERS: white, yellow, black, brown, lavender, purple, blue, pink, often with blotches that resemble animals’ faces

233 Viola X wittrockiana



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