Dr. Leonard P. Perry, Extension Associate Professor, University of VermontClick to see a larger photo.
Dr. Leonard P. Perry, Extension Associate Professor, University of Vermont
family: Liliaceae, lily
height x width: 24" x 24"
flowers: white, mid-summer
hardiness: USDA zones 4-8
interest: *nice blue-green foliage, more blue earlier in season
*excellent as most hostas are for shade, under trees to compete with roots
*nice contrast in foliage to adjacent yellow-leaved, white-leaved or variegated plants
*possibly a cross between H. sieboldiana and H. tokudama
*from Bressingham Gardens and Nurseries, Norfolk, England (see links page for web site)
*Hemerocallis 'Gentle Shepherd'--daylily, near white 5" flowers with yellow-green throat, early to mid-season, 30", semi-evergreen
*Lilium 'Connecticut King'--asiatic lily, USDA zones 3-8, 30" with spotted clear yellow upfacing flowers
*Viola labradorica-- Labradorian Violet, USDA zones 3-8, full sun in north to part shade, spreads gently, blue flowers against nice dark bronze-green foliage through season
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