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  • Lonicera x brownii ‘Dropmore Scarlet’ Dropmore Scarlet trumpet honeysuckle Z 2-8

    Scarlet trumpets for 5 months, hummingbird magnet

    $16.95/bareroot

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    Lonicera x brownii ‘Dropmore Scarlet’ Dropmore Scarlet trumpet honeysuckle  Z 2-8
    Clusters of scarlet trumpets with orange throats bloom repeatedly from July through November

    Size: 10-12’ x 2-3’ fast growing
    Care: sun to part shade in moist well-drained soil. Prune in early spring
    Wildlife Value: Hummingbirds love the red trumpet-shaped flowers.

    Cross of L. sempervirens and L. hirsuta.  This long-blooming selection made by Dr. F.L. Skinner at Dropmore Manitoba. Introduced in 1950.

  • Parthenocissus quinquefolia Virginia creeper Z 3-9

    Brilliant scarlet in autumn

    $13.95/bareroot

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    Parthenocissus quinquefolia  Virginia creeper  Z 3-9
    Spring leaves bronzy, turn green in summer and then brilliant scarlet in autumn, with contrasting blue berries with red stems.

    Size: 50’ x 10'
    Care: Either sun or shade in well-drained soil
    Native: Eastern No. America
    Awards: England’s Royal Horticultural Society Award of Garden Merit.

    Parthenocissus is Greek meaning “virgin ivy.” Cultivated in American gardens since 1700’s.  Sent to England by English planthunter Tradescant the Younger in the 1640’s. Grown by Jefferson.

  • Passiflora caerulea Blue passion flower Z 6-9

    Exotic, large blossoms with an outer ruffle of petals and sepals

    $10.25/bareroot

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    Exotic, large blossoms with an outer ruffle of petals and sepals; an inner disc of concentric rings of blue, white and purple filaments; and a central “antenna.” From mid-summer through fall.

    Size: 15’ x 4’
    Care: sun in well-drained soil
    Native: So. America
    Wildlife Value: Host for several butterfly caterpillars
    Awards: Royal Horticultural Society Award of Merit

    Since at least 1753

  • Passiflora incarnata Maypop Z. 5 (with protection)-9

    Abundant, extremely showy lavender and white flowers all summer then egg size yellow fruit that you can eat. Most hardy of the passionflowers.

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    Abundant, extremely showy lavender and white flowers all summer then egg size yellow fruit that you can eat. Most hardy of the passionflowers.

    Size: 10-15’ x 18”
    Care: sun in moist soil
    Native: Eastern US
    Wildlife Value: Attracts butterflies

    Collected by Rev. John Banister who moved to colonial Virginia in 1678. A gunman mistakenly shot and killed him while he collected plants. Pressed specimen in Emily Dickinson’s herbarium. Dies back to ground in winter only to pop out of the ground in May, hence “Maypop.”