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  • Clematis columbiana v. tenuiloba syn. C. alpina v. occidentalis sub. var. tenuiloba Rock clematis Z 3-8

    Deep violet elongated bells in early summer on short erect stems, only 6” high

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    Deep violet elongated bells in early summer on short erect stems, only 6” high

    Size: 6" x 12"
    Care: sun to part shade in moist well-drained soil
    Native: Rocky Mountains & the Dakotas

    1st described in 1881 by Harvard botanist Asa Gray

  • Corydalis sempervirens syn. Capnoides sempervirens Rock harlequin, Fumitory Z 5-7

    Pink and yellow bicolor from spring to summer

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    RESEEDING SHORT-LIVED PERENNIAL

    Pink and yellow bicolor from spring to summer

    Size: 10-12” x 10-12”
    Care: Sun to part shade in moist well drained soil
    Native: from Nova Scotia west to Alaska, south to North Carolina

    Corydalis is Greek for “lark” korydalos, referring to the shape of flower resembling a lark’s spur.    Cultivated in American gardens before 1900. Pressed specimen in Emily Dickinson’s herbarium.

  • Dryopteris filix-mas ‘Parsley’ Male fern Z 4-8

    Spring fiddleheads are followed by crinkled ferny leaves resembling parsley on arching stems on this small fern.

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    Spring fiddleheads are followed by crinkled ferny leaves resembling parsley on arching stems on this small fern.

    Size: 2’ x 2’
    Care: shade to part sun in moist well-drained soil, tolerates clay
    Native: Europe and North America
    Wildlife Value: provides shelter and habitat for birds and bees, Deer & rabbit Resistant

    Dryopteris filix-mas collected before 1834, Victorian cultivar.

  • Gentiana andrewsii Bottle gentian Z 4-9

    Blue bottle-like or oval balloon blooms in late summer

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    Blue bottle-like or oval balloon blooms in late summer

    Size: 12-24” x 6”
    Care: full sun to part shade in humusy, moist to moist well drained, acidic soil
    Native: Eastern North America, Wisconsin

    Gentian named after King Gentius of Illyria in the Adriatic.  He discovered medicinal uses for gentians around 180 B.C.